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Meeting the Needs of Heightened Energy Standards

The building market is seeing a vast increase in commercial construction projects and stringent energy consumption criterion. Learn how to meet these strict energy codes and make a positive environmental impact.

June 21, 2017

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Lighting Designed for a Lighting Industry Leader

A lighting agency known for supporting Class A office designs, renovates their own office to inspire and provide a more collaborative environment.

June 15, 2017

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Designing Luminaires for Future Workplaces

In recent years, the design of commercial offices has evolved to accommodate the functions of the organization while connecting and empowering the individuals using the space.

June 6, 2017

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Supporting the Mission of a Nonprofit Through the Donation of Energy Efficient Lighting

Onward Neighborhood House, a Chicago nonprofit organization empowering families and individuals through educational, recreational and social service programs renovated one building on their 22,000 square foot campus... more

May 23, 2017

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Understanding TM-21 in Relation to Specifying Luminaires: Reported Vs. Calculated

Building a greater understanding of the difference between Reported and Calculated values as designated by the EPA, the limitations set forth by the Agency, and how L70 and L90 data relates to real-life applications... more

April 27, 2017

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The Right Light Output

How do you know that the LED lumen output you specify will actually be delivered by the luminaire once installed? Or do you need to specify custom wattages to meet energy requirements? 

January 28, 2017

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Quickship: The perfect fit for tenant improvement projects

Real estate managers have become a lot more competitive when marketing spaces to new tenants where lighting quality and aesthetics are playing a leading role.

December 16, 2014

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Why lighting made in the USA matters

The lighting market is flooded with products that were manufactured overseas, where labor is cheaper and regulatory standards are lower. Does it matter whether you choose light fixtures made in the USA? Yes. Here’s... more

December 10, 2014

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Focal Point Announces Dart Family

Dart Hits the mark. Don’t be fooled by Dart’s petite stature, this powerful profile delivers unparalleled performance while remaining anonymous in its surroundings. At 106lpw and up to 1250 lumens per foot, Dart... more

November 6, 2014

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LED Retrofit Lamps - Why an integrated luminaire solution is critical

Our position on LED retrofit lamps: Focal Point does not recommend installing LED retrofit lamps into any of our existing luminaires, primarily because we do not know how the performance, aesthetics and reliability... more

August 13, 2014

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