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Creativity, Planning, and Collaboration – 3 Keys to LED Lighting Solutions People Notice

Implementing unique, large-scale LED lighting elements requires creativity, planning, and collaboration. Creative lighting designers have a vision for transforming space. Architects create plans to document the design aspects of the vision while lighting contractors plan the project to execute a safe installation. Effective lighting reps understand their critical role in this collaboration of vision, design, and installation involving multiple companies and products. While standard, commodity troffers, can lights, and fixtures are plug and play solutions, lighting elements that truly “light up a space” take additional consideration to ensure success.

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Tech Tip: IDCs – What are They?

LumaFilm provides light emitters preassembled for your installation. This assembly and electrical leads utilize IDC style connectors for all wires. Insulation Displacement Connectors (IDC), sometimes referred to as IPC (Insulation Piercing Connector), are designed to make an electrical connection by displacing, or piercing, the insulation to directly connect the circuit to the wire.

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The Innovation of Human-Centric Lighting Rewritten

Lighting plays a key role in the human experience. Research continues to show the impact on human health, overall sense of well-being, comfort, and performance. Lighting designed to leverage this relationship is termed Human-Centric Lighting.

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Tech Tip: Grab a Scissors — How to Resize LumaFilm Sheets in the Field

Have you ever had a field installation when lighting fixtures didn’t fit as planned? Or realized site drawings were incorrect and walls were not square or plumb? With LumaFilm flexible light emitters this no longer creates problems. Completely field trimmable, LumaFilm lighting accommodate simple size adjustments with one simple tool: a common scissors.

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Understanding How RGB Lighting Affects Design

Every day artists and designers utilize the RGBW color model as the basis for creating virtually any color in existence. LumaFilm engineers developed a lighting product adaptable to a variety design concept specifications. Although you may have heard the term, RGBW, you may not know what it is, how it works, or how it is used. Let’s explore to gain understanding into RGB and how it affects lighting design.

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Tech Tip: Installation | How do I Attach LumaFilm to the Ceiling or Wall?

LumaFilm light sheets simplify and speed installation on the job site. Lightweight and thin, simply attach to any surface including metal, wood, concrete or plastic, and then connect to the preprogrammed drivers. No additional bracing, stand offs, insulators or shims are required.

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5 Lighting Techniques That Work in any Building

For most building owners, interior and exterior lighting are a multipurpose feature their business needs. Architectural firms specializing in lighting design understand the two-fold purpose of functionality and style when implementing lighting systems into commercial structures. LumaFilm lighting products from Heilux make the perfect solutions for all types of lighting designs in almost any business setting. Below are five common lighting applications that will work for you.

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Tech Tip: Ingress Protection Ratings

Lighting manufacturers commonly provide IP, or Ingress Protection ratings for light fixtures, for example “IP65.” IP stands for “Ingress Protection” and provides an indication of an electrical device’s ability to protect electronics inside an enclosure from water and solids. This device could be a light, electrical box or your smartphone. IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) develops these tests and establishes a rating system.

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Tech Tip: Constant Current Drivers – Advantages Over Constant Voltage Drivers

LED lighting systems require drivers to convert electrical system high voltage AC power to low voltage DC power. Driver designs are constant current or constant voltage. LumaFilm lighting products leverage the advantages of constant current drivers to provide customers consistent, even lighting that is efficient and easy to install.

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3 Design Ideas Using LumaFilm LED Lights

LumaFilm expands your creativity to a world of endless possibilities in architectural lighting design. Since LumaFilm doesn’t emit heat, it brings the lighting closer to surfaces, decreasing the space needed for backlighting. It’s evenly diffused light works with any type of diffuser and minimizes the space needed for even lighting. The only question is, what do you want to do with it? Below are three of our favorite ideas for using LumaFilm products.

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