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Welcome to the Global News Blog, your source for important product updates, case studies and interesting stories from the world of commercial LED lighting.

What are engineered design services?

Our expert designers and engineers will visualize, organize and simulate lighting designs and layouts for single rooms, whole floors, buildings and outdoor areas.This is an optional service that can precede a facility upgrade or simply done as a preliminary decision making tool.A variety of software tools are used including DIALux for most interior simulations and […]

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What are beam angles?

The variety of beam angles available with Global fixtures insures the most efficient use of light in each application. Lights with smaller beam angles are most suitable for applications such as aisle lighting while those with  wide beam angles are often used to light more open spaces such as warehouse storage areas.

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What are distribution types?

Type II-S This asymmetric optical design is well suited for applications such as bike paths and sidewalks. Type II This asymmetric optical design is well suited for applications such as city streets and bike paths. Type III This asymmetric optical design is well suited for applications such as highways and city streets. Type IV This […]

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What are color temperatures?

The color temperature a light produces has a significant impact on the type of environment created.  Lower color temperatures represent a softer, warmer light.  Higher color temperatures represent brighter, cooler light.

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What is efficacy?

The efficacy of a fixture can be determined when the lumen output is divided by the system power.  For example, if a fixture boasts 5000 lumens and has a wattage of 50, the efficacy would be 100 lumens per watt.  Our fixtures are industry leaders in efficacy, which can be as high as 170 lumens […]

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