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Most Modest Launches New Accessory Collection Designed for Hybrid Work Environments

LightCorp is pleased to introduce Most Modest’s new collection of accessories designed for home or office workspaces. Designed by Jesse Hill of Baltimore-based Hill Studio, ...
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Illuminating Innovation: Understanding the Rise of Personal Lighting

In a world where the dynamics of workspaces have undergone a monumental shift, LightCorp’s latest launch under their Most Modest brand, Pippa, introduces an intriguing ...
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Going the Distance with Support from LightCorp

At LightCorp, we’re passionate about supporting people with good energy. We’re committed to improving the lives of not only the people who use our products ...
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LightCorp Brings #GoodEnergy to Work Environments

LightCorp helps people thrive in the places they show up to work. Human insight inspires our lighting, power, and accessory products to allow people to ...
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Controlling Costs with Lighting Controls

Controlling Costs with Lighting Controls

In the United States 18% of electricity is used for lighting, plus another 5% more to remove the heat generated by lights. Average Office Building ...
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A Simple Task – Choosing Symmetrical or Asymmetrical Lighting

When developing an overarching lighting plan it’s easy to overlook the role of task lighting. Task lighting varies from ambient (general office) lighting in that ...
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Why Personal Task Lighting – It’s All About the Footcandles

In any modern office plan, whether cubicle or open collaborative space, lighting impacts employee comfort and productivity. Without the necessary amount of light to perform ...
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Lessons in Mood Lighting: How to strategically use the color temperature of light to your advantage in the office.

Lessons in Mood Lighting

How to strategically use the color temperature of your lighting to your advantage in the office. Spaces for Creating Using a blue, or cooler-toned light ...
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4 Lighting Tips to improve comfort at work

4 Lighting Tips to Improve Your Comfort While Working

1. Glare can cause back strain? Yes it’s true! When the lights in your office are at the wrong angle, you may have the tendency ...
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Understanding Certifications

ETL or UL Listed The ETL (Edison Testing Laboratories) Listed mark is proof of product electrical compliance to North American safety standards. Underwriters Laboratories (UL) ...
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Lighting Ergonomics 101: Managing Office Lighting for Comfort

Overhead (Ambient) Light Using overhead lighting alone is inadequate. 70 footcandles is the industry standard for comfortable light levels. Ambient-only lit offices average a mere ...
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Lighting Today’s Workspace – A Layered Approach

When considering the amount of lighting needed in the average office workspace, more isn’t always better. Over-lighting the workspace through the exclusive use of recessed ...
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LED vs. Fluorescent – Making the Bright Choice

When considering the ideal workplace lighting solution, many are quick to turn to inexpensive fluorescent lighting. Up front, these fixtures tend to cost less than ...
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Human Centric Lighting – Putting Health and Wellbeing in a Whole New Light

The human body is hardwired for light. This was true when our earliest ancestors scanned the sky for information about the time of day, and ...
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ETL Listed Mark Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the difference between the UL, CSA, and ETL Listed Marks? Both marks demonstrate that the product that bears it has met the minimum requirements ...
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Improving the office experience with a lighting survey

As workers continue to return to the office and leave the comforts of their home environment, they bring with them new expectations of what comfortable ...
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Rejuvenate your Workspace into a Wellness Destination

The topic of work wellness was rising in popularity before the word ‘pandemic’ became part of our daily vocabulary. Our well-being on the job not ...
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Surge protectors vs. circuit breakers—what’s the difference?

We all have our limits, and the wiring in our buildings, computers, peripherals, and appliances is no different. Fortunately, devices exist to detect when those ...
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There’s More to Lighting than Lumens

The humble lumen is one of the most commonly referenced specifications for comparing the output of light fixtures. However, it may not always be the ...
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Illuminating the mysterious jargon of lighting

As any architect or designer can tell you, lighting has its own lingo and terminology. So we’ve put together this glossary of basic lighting terms ...
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How to conduct a lighting survey to improve the office experience (and productivity!)

As workers continue to return to the office and leave the comforts of their home environment, they bring with them new expectations of what comfortable ...
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More than meets the eye: How lighting affects our biology

Lighting—whether at work, at home, or outdoors—impacts physical and emotional well-being in many ways that can go beyond vision issues. The lighting in the environment ...
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3 easy checks to detect glare in your workspace

Finding and eliminating glare not only decreases the risk of long-term vision damage but doing so can also improve the employee experience and even increase ...
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Got a Glaring Problem? How to Fix Glare in Workspaces

Glare is not only annoying and distracting— but it can also be bad for your health. In addition to being a major contributor to eyestrain ...
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Not all Lighting is Created Equal: Choosing between Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Task Lighting

When developing a comprehensive lighting plan, it’s easy to overlook the role of task lighting. Task lighting varies from ambient (general office) lighting in that ...
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6 Tips for a Better Day Working from Home

I’m willing to bet many of you are reading this article from your home office today. And I use the term “home office” loosely because ...
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6 ways LEDs can Contribute to our Health and Safety

Using LED as a light source certainly isn’t considered new or novel in 2021. By now you’ve most likely heard of the many ways this ...
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Connecting and Powering Today’s Devices from Your Desktop

There’s no denying how much we’ve come to rely on our mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, gadgets like smartwatches and laptops to accomplish our ...
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How to Shop for a Task Light

There’s no shortage of options when it comes to shopping for task lighting fixtures. A quick Google search for ‘desk lighting’ will produce an infinite ...
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Understanding light and power product certifications

We’ve all been there- tempted by those almost too-good-to-be-true value-priced alternatives when shopping for electronics and appliances online. You know the ones that look exactly ...
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How to light your home office for comfort and productivity

When COVID-19 sent us home to work in early 2020, we scrambled to set up shop at our dining room tables and spare bedrooms. Eight ...
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Control Operational Costs with Occupancy Sensors

The LightCorp customer service team often fields questions about vacancy and occupancy sensors– such as what they do, what’s the difference between them, and why ...
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