Don’t Let Poor Court Lighting Leave You in a Pickle

Are you the only person in America who hasn’t heard about Pickleball?  The fine folks over at USA Pickleball want to change that! That’s right.  Pickleball has a national governing body, official rules, official tournaments, and official rankings.  Pickleball is the real deal, as far as legitimate sports go, and you can bet the elite…

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LED Lighting Can Improve Your Student’s Academic Performance

Over the past 15 years, the transition away from incandescent and fluorescent lighting fixtures toward LED technology has been widely embraced for facilities across all business sectors.  The clear cost savings associated with LED are all most facility owners need to know to make LED the obvious choice among lighting alternatives.  In recent years, the…

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LED Street Lighting Projects Deliver Safety As Well As Savings

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These days, the word on LED street lighting is definitely out.  According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the benefits of retrofitting street lights have been well documented, and include: Cost savings: Streetlights can constitute up to 40% of a city’s electricity bill. LED retrofits can reduce energy use by 50%, amounting to substantial cost savings…

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What is Color Rendering Index (CRI)?

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Sometimes, the concept of lighting a room couldn’t seem simpler. Plug in a lamp, or put a bulb in an overhead fixture, then flip the switch. How hard was that? Really, though, there’s way more going on than meets the eye.  Unfortunately, there can be a lot of confusion around some of the numbers, measurements,…

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Proving the Promise of an LED Project

Salk Institute Lookback - 4 years later

Looking back at the Salk Institute LED retrofit project, 4 years later. In 2015, the Salk Institute for Biological Studies (La Jolla, California), invited FSG to design and install a lighting upgrade project at their world-renowned research campus. FSG lent our guidance and capabilities to the project, working closely with management and staff to make…

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