By Michael Woznicki | Project Engineer | Lumecon
Getting the most out of powerful photometric software and creating accurate and appealing lighting layout
For almost all LED lighting professionals, photometric software is an essential design and simulation tool for creating lighting layouts and sharing those plans with clients and professional partners. Whether it involves replacing existing fixtures or designing a lighting layout for a new project, photometric software can and should be a central part of the process. MORE
The Extraordinary Importance of Beam Angle and PPFD Uniformity
By Ed Rodriguez | CEO | OptoThermal Technologies, Inc.
In the horticultural lighting industry, there is a common assumption, frequently reflected in product promotional claims, that just about any 2017 model of a 400W LED grow light can do the job of a 1000-watt high pressure sodium (HPS) fixture and therefore offer a dramatic energy saving. Not so fast. MORE