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LED Flood Lights – GI 200 watt Flood

LED lights have been popular for a few years but have not been economical, reliable or give enough lumens to really sell well in the US  marketplace.   We are now seeing that the LED’s are coming down in price enough to be competitive and giving enough lumens to compare to Metal Halides.   We […]

Fluorescent Explosion Proof Lighting | Still the most economical

With the explosion of LED lighting into the market place, everyone is asking the question:  Is LED better than Fluorescent?   That is a hard question to answer but, we do know that they are more expensive than fluorescent.  That is often the deciding point when it comes to selling the lights.   When a customer is wanting […]

A Guide To LED Lighting in Industrial Settings

Since it came onto the market in the 1960’s, LED lighting has been heralded as one of the greenest types of lighting available.  Over the years, developments in its efficiency, options, colors and – above all – cost effectiveness have meant that LED lighting has become an increasingly popular choice for many lighting needs. The […]

Increasing Productivity with Your Industrial Lighting

Every business owner is concerned with finding ways to increase the productivity of workers.  Not only do productive workers have a higher sense of satisfaction and accomplishment, but it allows the company to reach its goals and improve its bottom line. One easy – and yet often overlooked – way to increase productivity is to […]

Optical Phenomena: A Look at Natural Lighting Wonders

In the lighting world, we are always amazed at the beauty that can be created through natural light.  Known as optical phenomena, these wonders occur when there are specific interactions between light and matter. Some are commonplace, experienced by most of mankind, while others only happen in certain regions or under rare conditions.  Here’s a […]

Class 1 Division 2 LED Flood Lights

The industry demand for LED lights continues to rise due to superior light output and energy savings.   This has taken hold in the Hazardous Lighting sector as well.   The need for quality explosion proof and hazardous area lighting has continued to be a demand.  Especially in the cold regions that are below freezing for extended […]

A Look At Explosion Proof Flashlights

For people who work in locations deemed “hazardous” – places that have high concentrations of substances such as flammable chemicals, dust or particles or volatile chemicals – safety is of the utmost importance.  These places often have numerous safety guidelines, precautions, and machinery. In these locations, it’s imperative that nothing enters the space that could […]

A Brief Look at the History of the Energy-Efficient Light

Since British scientists first began working with the incandescent lamp in the 1830s, inventors have been looking for ways to make light bulbs more efficient. When Thomas Edison patented his incandescent light bulb in 1879, he had improved upon the basic design that increased the life of a bulb from 14. 5 hours to up […]

Using Light as a Form of Art

Most of the time, when people talk about lights, they are talking about the normal lighting that illuminates a home or office. In these cases, the concerns are about creating the right ambience while having adequate light to perform any tasks needed in that area. However, light has the ability to do so much more […]

Paint Booth Lighting – Explosion Proof Light Fixtures

Maes Lighting specializes in explosion proof lighting that is used for commercial Paint         Booth Applications.  The IR4- Class 1 Division 1 T8 or T5 is used for inside paint booths to give maximum protection.   These lights are supplied with mounting brackets and 850K lamps included in the price.   We […]

Lighting the Wet Areas of Your Business

Within every building, there are rooms designed for all sorts of purposes.  Some are used to work in, some are made to cook in, and some are designed for your entire company to gather. One term used to define the specific use of several areas in your building is “wet area.” A wet area is […]

Making the Switch to Energy-Efficient Lighting

In today’s economy, every penny saved can be a huge asset to a business owner.  While there are many different ways to save money in your business, one great and easy way is to upgrade your building with energy-efficient materials. Updating your lighting fixtures is an easy first step.  For many commercial businesses, lighting costs […]

What is Explosion Proof Lighting? Why is it Necessary?

The National Electric Code (NEC) written by The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) states that all lighting used in a “hazardous location” needs to be explosion proof. A hazardous location is defined as any location where there are high enough concentrations of combustible particles in the air to cause a fire or explosion.  These combustible […]

The Basics of LED and Fluorescent Lighting

It seems that everybody is looking for ways to cut costs these days.  When every penny counts, using the most efficient tools available can lead to significant long-term savings.  One easy way to save money on energy bills is to switch out your incandescent lights for more energy efficient LED or fluorescent bulbs.  While the […]

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