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America’s Presidents Re-Born

There are portraits of the first 44 presidents of the United States on display in the America’s Presidents Galleries at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C., and they’ve never looked better.

TM-30: Shedding New Light on Color Rendering

TM-30 not only evaluates a light source on its closeness to a reference light source, but also on its increase or decrease in chroma.  What does this mean?  Since this subject isn’t exactly black and white, let’s take a closer look.

Minimum and Maximum Dimmer Loads for LED Fixtures

You have done your research and confirmed that the dimmer you have just purchased is compatible with your LED fixtures.  When it comes time to test out the performance, you’re not seeing what you were expecting. 


On May 1, 2015, The Whitney Museum of American Art opened the doors of its new home in New York City along the Hudson River. 

Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell Art Museum turns on with LEDs

The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas will open the new 101,130 square foot colonnaded Piano Pavilion, designed by the Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) and Kendall/Heaton Associates on November 27, 2013.

Architectural Lighting Magazine 25th Anniversary Celebration

On Dec. 8th, 2011, Architectural Lighting magazine celebrated it's 25th Anniversary with a special PechaKucha event. 

Light Sensitive Materials: LED Lighting vs. Traditional Sources

Museums rank among the most demanding and exacting of all lighting applications. Visitors come from far and wide to see the exhibits, which must be displayed in the best possible light, literally as well as figuratively. 

LSI's LumeLEX 2044 LED Series on "You Tube"

We are pleased to announce that we have posted another video on the Lighting Services Inc "You Tube" Channel.   The new video demonstrates the features of the clean, elegant stem mounted LumeLEX 2044 Series LED fixture that blends harmoniously into any architectural setting.

LED Use in the Museum Environment

You are probably aware of certain claims being made about the use of LED lighting technology in the museum environment. This paper will try to address those claims in a manner consistent with current, high quality, white light LED sources.

LumeLEX 2000 Series Reliability Datasheet

Lighting Services Inc has created a Reliability Datasheet document for the entire LumeLEX 2000 Series. The data sheet explains definitions of LED terminology, construction of the fixtures, drive current, case temperatures, reliability testing (IESNA LM-80-08), product lifetime, production testing, conclusion and fixture warranty.

Lighting Services Inc's CX16 Series on "You Tube"

We are pleased to announce that we have posted another video on the Lighting Services Inc "You Tube" Channel.  The new video demonstrates the features of the CX16 Series with its removable housing design for easy lamp changing which also allows the fixture to be transformed from a spotlight to a wall wash in seconds. 

LED Usage in Museums and Art Galleries

LEDs provide an energy and maintenance saving alternative to halogen for museum lighting.
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