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18Sep

With fall weather setting in, there is a lot of talk about harvesting crops like beans, corn and apples.

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15May

You think you’ve got your operating expenses as lean as they can get. But if you haven’t recently upgraded your facilities’ lighting to LED technology, you are missing out on some significant savings opportunities.

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14Apr

Spring Breakers know that geography matters when seeking a sun, sand and surf-filled reprieve from the colder climates they call home.

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30Jan

Smiles are never hard to come by at the St. Paul Winter Carnival, and for the third consecutive year EMC is proud to take on the lighting at Rice Park, the epicenter of the carnival, just a slap shot away from the home of the Wild, the Xcel Energy Center.

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The Winter Blues

Tony Johnson

16Dec

With the holidays rapidly approaching, lighting takes on a festive prominence as we look for ways to illuminate our celebrations.

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01Nov

Your aging lighting infrastructure is eating at your pocketbook. Rising energy costs and increasingly frequent service calls mean you need to act soon, but what exactly are you going to do?

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14Sep

Having performed thousands of lighting retrofits, we’re familiar with that strong desire to “set it and forget it” when it comes to LED lighting retrofits. However, it's not that simple...

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06Jun

You’ve grown tired of looking out across your uneven and dimly lit facility and are ready to make a change. You have great expectations for the lighting retrofit you’re planning.

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10Feb

Guest blogger and senior lighting designer Keith DeFreese shares how EMC applied its LED lighting expertise to the 2016 St. Paul Winter Carnival Palace of the Four Winds.

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24Nov

In the lighting world, specification sheets tend to just list fixture (or lamp) lumens. In many cases, as designers, that is all the info we need. But sometimes we need a little more info about how these fixtures distribute light.

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08Oct

I’m not sure I would say these three men “perfected” LEDs, but we certainly wouldn’t be where we are today without them.

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WNDLC: June Update

Tony Johnson

18Jun

In my last blog post, I mentioned that perhaps tracking a monthly top 10 average over time would be a valuable thing. It weeds out the “just barelys” and the “good enoughs” and targets the fixtures that hit the list each month that are pushing LED fixture efficacy higher.

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