Smart LED Lighting for Schools Provides Teachers with Tools for Success

Posted on July 25, 2019

When it comes to the nation’s 130,000 K-12 schools (many of which were constructed in the 1950s-1970s) and over 4,000 colleges and universities, many overhead school lighting systems leave teachers wanting more for their students and facilities.

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Topics: Luminaires, Schools

Making Your Classroom Lighting Learner- And Sensory-Friendly

Posted on March 12, 2019

A classroom should be a place of discovery and intellectual development for students of all ages. However, it also can be a place of frustration and confusion if the conditions aren’t optimal. Although the strength of the teacher and the materials are the most important ingredients for success in school, the role of the physical environment shouldn’t be overlooked. Learners need to be comfortable in order to concentrate, and lighting can have a profound effect on how well children and young adults perform.

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Topics: Retrofits, Schools

LEDs: The Stars Behind Your Security System

Posted on February 15, 2019

Studies have long confirmed that poor lighting increases the risk of accidents and criminal activity in schools and public places, but did you know that poor lighting can also compromise the quality of footage captured by security cameras? The good news is that, beyond their more well-known benefits of high energy efficiency, long life, and low maintenance, LEDs can also boost a facility’s security and surveillance capabilities based on their instant-on properties and improved quality of light.

 

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Topics: High Bays, Luminaires, Schools

Did You Know? LEDs are a Facility’s ‘HVAC Hero’

Posted on January 25, 2019

Lighting users are often familiar with many of the more well-publicized benefits of LED technology, including their high energy efficiency, long life, and low maintenance requirements.  But not everyone is aware of another material benefit that LEDs can deliver -- significant reductions to a facility’s HVAC costs thanks to their cooler-running properties.

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Topics: Retrofits, Schools

Driving Down Costs and Improving Quality at Lakeshore Middle School with Retrofit Kits

Posted on December 27, 2018

Lakeshore Middle School in Mequon, WI used Litetronics' fluorescent to LED conversion kits to create a better learning environment while saving money.

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Topics: Retrofits, Schools