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October 2018
01October
Commercial Electrician Calgary

How to Choose The Right Commercial Electrician

Do you need some urgent electrical work done at your workplace? Here are 6 essential tips to help you choose the right commercial electrician in Calgary.   Properly functioning and safe electrics are crucial to the running of your business,. . .

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01October
Calgary lighting design

3 Fall and Winter Lighting Tips

Are you concerned about higher utility bills this upcoming cold season? Here are 3 simple lighting design tips to help manage your energy use during the darker days of fall and winter. As the dark nights loom closer, it’s nearly the time of. . .

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01October
Residential Electrical Repair Calgary

4 Common Electrical Problems in Old Homes

Do you have an old home? While such places are often filled with charm, they also come with their fair share of electrical problems. Learn about the most common issues and how our residential electrical repair services can keep your house and family. . .

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September 2018
30September
Calgary Electrical Services

4 Dangerous Electric Problems in the Workplace

Your business needs a constant power supply if it is to run successfully, which is why you need to invest in electrical services and routine checks. Here are the top 4 common commercial electrical malfunctions to look out for.   Running a. . .

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19September
Electrical Companies Calgary, Electrical Contractors Calgary

5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Electrical Contractor

Do you need some electrical work done around your home? Here are the top 5 questions to ask before hiring an electrical company or contractor.   We cannot live without electricity: we use it in our day to day lives for lighting rooms, working. . .

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07September
Electrician Calgary

4 Reasons You Must Update Old Outlets in Your Home

Are your electrical outlets putting your home at risk? Here are some sure-fire signs it’s time to call in your Calgary electrician to replace your outdated outlets.   Are your electrical outlets putting your home at risk? Here are some. . .

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August 2018
30August

7 Sure-Fire Signs You Need to Call an Electrician

Don’t let electrical wiring problems pose a danger to your home and family. Here are 7 sure-fire signs that you need to call an electrical contractor today.   We cannot live without electricity. It plays many important functions in our. . .

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22August

5 Reasons You Should Never DIY an Electrical System Upgrade

Are you considering having your home’s electrical system upgraded? Here’s how the team of residential electricians at our Calgary company can help.   A wiring upgrade in your home can be a messy and overwhelming task, but it can sometimes. . .

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09August

5 Commercial Benefits of Switching to LED Lighting

Choosing the right type of outdoor lighting for your business is crucial to saving energy costs & attracting new clients. From LED lighting to signage, this is how FML can help you get the most out of your commercial exterior lights.   Despite. . .

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July 2018
26July
led retrofit calgary, calgary exterior lighting

Why You Should Consider an LED Retrofit For Your Outdoor Lighting

Are you looking for cost-effective and efficient exterior lighting products for your Calgary business? Here are 4 cost-benefits of investing in an LED retrofit.   Exterior lighting is an important, yet often overlooked, aspect of many Calgary. . .

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16July
lighting services calgary, electrician calgary

4 Reasons to Switch to Solar Electricity

Are you trying to be more energy-conscious while saving money on your electricity bills? Here are 4 benefits of investing in solar panel installations.   We can conserve energy in many ways and at many different levels of energy consumption. . . .

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10July
Lighting Calgary

6 Benefits of Choosing The Right Outdoor Lighting For Your Home

Is the exterior of your home dark and dreary? Here are six compelling reasons why you should install outdoor lighting in your Calgary home.   Exterior lighting is equally important as your interior home lighting. It should be installed properly. . .

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June 2018
29June
Calgary Electrician

Top 4 Outdoor Lighting Trends For 2018 You Can’t Miss

Outdoor lighting is an extremely important aspect of any garden but in order to make the most of them, it’s crucial to hire an electrician who can do the installation safely and correctly.   One of the most important elements of a. . .

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13June
 Calgary Electrical Devices

3 Benefits of Adding Lighting To Your Pool

A swimming pool can be an excellent addition to any home, enhancing its curb appeal. However, one of the most overlooked and important considerations you must make first is pool lighting, especially if you have young children.   As outdoor. . .

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07June
 Calgary Electrician

5 Things to Consider When Installing an Outdoor Fountain

A garden fountain can add charm and beauty to your home but it’s important to set it up properly. Here’s why you should always consult a Calgary electrician before setting up an outdoor fountain in your home.   Traditionally, water. . .

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May 2018
31May
Calgary electrician

The Perfect Lighting For Your Summer House - Tips From Our Calgary Electricians

Learn how the right lighting can help you create the perfect summer house with 4 key tips from our team of Calgary electricians. In the past, we’ve covered how to add the right lighting to your garden for maximum effect during the summer. . .

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14May
Calgary Electrical Services

Selling Your Home? Add Value With Lighting!

Calgary currently has a large number of both commercial and residential properties available. How do you make your home or office stand out among competitors? Lighting may be one of the deciding factors.   We’ve long written about how the. . .

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01May
Electricians Calgary

I'm Renovating My Home - Do I Need To Update My Lighting?

Lighting significantly enhances and interacts with the furniture and decor of your room. That's why if you're renovating, you should consider updating your lighting.   When we think of renovating, we often think of refinishing. . .

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April 2018
27April
3 Factors to Consider When Choosing an Electrician

3 Factors to Consider When Choosing an Electrician

Are you in need of electrical services in Calgary? Here are 5 tips for choosing the right electrician for your home.   Electricity has many uses in our day-to-day life. It’s used for lighting rooms, working fans, and domestic appliances such. . .

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16April
4 Electrical Tips To Keep Your Home Safe This Spring

4 Electrical Tips To Keep Your Home Safe This Spring

While spring comes with warm weather and sunshine, it also brings its fair share of electrical hazards. Keep your home and loved ones safe this season with these simple tips from our Calgary electrician. Knowing the symptoms of an electrical. . .

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05April
4 Reasons Why You Should Always Hire an Electrician

4 Reasons Why You Should Always Hire an Electrician

Are you considering a DIY electrical project? Here are 4 reasons why hiring a qualified and experienced electrician is always your best bet. Electricity runs everything important in our lives and when it malfunctions, someone has to fix it -. . .

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March 2018
27March
Preparing Your Calgary Signage For Spring

Preparing Your Calgary Signage For Spring

In the springtime, many businesses see an increase in foot traffic. Additionally, if you’re offering new products or updating your services for the upcoming warm weather, you’ll want to make sure you’re putting your best foot forward. By. . .

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15March
Spring Cleaning For Your Yard: Tips From Our Handyman Service Experts

Spring Cleaning For Your Yard: Tips From Our Handyman Service Experts

Whether you’re planning on using your yard for entertaining or as a relaxing family gathering area, it’s likely to need some spring cleaning after another one of Calgary’s long winters. Here are our top-tips for getting your yard warm-weather. . .

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06March
Ideal Exterior Lighting For Your Calgary Restaurant's Patio

Ideal Exterior Lighting For Your Calgary Restaurant's Patio

Patio season is almost upon us, and if you're a Calgary restaurant, a well-lit and appealing patio can be a benefit to your business. Check out our essential tips in this post! Why You Should Invest In The Best Lighting For Your Calgary. . .

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February 2018
23February
Fluorescent Man Lighting And Electric Calgary Everything You Need to Know About LED Street Lights in Calgary

Everything You Need to Know About LED Street Lights in Calgary

Learn more about Calgary’s city-wide LED lighting retrofit in 2017 which has proven to reduce energy consumption and provide quality lighting on city roadways. In an effort to significantly reduce our energy consumption and to provide quality. . .

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13February
Fluorescent Man Lighting And Electric Calgary Protecting Your Company's Signage Lighting From the Winter Elements

Protecting Your Company's Signage Lighting From the Winter Elements

One of the best ways to improve your company's signage is lighting. Whether you want to opt for traditional fluorescent bulbs or contemporary LED lights, here's how to keep your signage glowing 24 hours a day. When it comes to effective. . .

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03February
Fluorescent Man Lighting and Electric Calgary DIY Tips on Fixing a Fluorescent Lighting Fixture

DIY Tips on Fixing a Fluorescent Lighting Fixture

Do you have an old fluorescent light bulb that's no longer working? Here are some simple safety tips on how to remove your fluorescent lighting products safely. Fluorescent lighting has often been associated with the stigma of being a. . .

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January 2018
25January
Calgary Interior Lighting

How to Choose the Right Lighting For Your Basement

Interior lighting plays an important role in creating a warm, inviting, and functional atmosphere in your home. From LED retrofits to customized lighting designs, we have everything you require for your home lighting needs!  Are you are. . .

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17January
Calgary Commercial Lighting

4 Simple Ways to Light Up Your Office Boardroom Correctly

Are you looking to upgrade the look and atmosphere of your boardroom? Here are some simple and easy commercial lighting tips to follow.   Lighting is often an overlooked and underappreciated aspect of any business, but in reality, taking the. . .

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04January
Calgary Commercial Lighting

How to Find The Right Lighting Options For Your Daycare

Are you looking for the right lighting options for your daycare? While last month focused on best practices for lighting in child-centric facilities, this post covers how, from LED retrofits to customized installations, you can revamp a space to. . .

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December 2017
28December
Fluorescent Man Lighting Calgary Keep Your Lighting Maintenance Procedures Up-To-Date

Keep Your Lighting Maintenance Procedures Up-To-Date

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” might be a popular adage, but it’s definitely not one that you should apply to your commercial lighting system. Taking a proactive, preventive approach to lighting maintenance can save costs and keep your. . .

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20December
Fluorescent Man Lighting Calgary Choosing Interior Lighting For Calgary Children's Spaces

Boost Kids' Concentration and Creativity With The Help Of Our Calgary Lighting Team

We’ve all seen outdated daycare decor in daycares, rec centres, and community centres. We all know that this doesn’t make for a fun environment, but did you know that bland lighting can also have a negative effect on children’s learning and. . .

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01December
Fluorescent Man Lighting Calgary Beautify Your Home With Calgary Lighting Design

Beautify Your Home With Calgary Lighting Design

When you’re decorating a new home, sometimes lighting can be the last thing that comes to mind. However, as we’ve noted in many of our previous posts, lighting has the ability to completely transform the look and feel of a room. When you can. . .

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November 2017
30November
Fluorescent Man Lighting Calgary 5 Reasons To Hire a Professional Exterior Lighting Company This Holiday

5 Reasons To Hire a Professional Exterior Lighting Company This Holiday

Are you thinking about bringing out the holiday lights? Our expert exterior lighting team and bucket truck services can get your home festive in no time! Exterior lights are a fundamental part of  making your home festive and bright. They. . .

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20November
Florescent Man Lighting Calgary Holiday Lighting Safety: 9 Tips For Homes and Businesses

Holiday Lighting Safety: 9 Tips For Homes and Businesses

Looking forward to decorating your home this holiday season? Avoid injuries and stay safe with these simple tips from our Calgary lighting company. Decorating your home for the holidays is a fun and exciting activity that gets the entire family. . .

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03November
Fluorescent Man Lighting calgary 3 Holiday Themed Signage & Decor Ideas For Your Business

3 Holiday Themed Signage & Decor Ideas For Your Business

Our Calgary commercial lighting experts can help your small business attract more customers this holiday season with LED exterior lighting and customized signage options. The holiday season is upon us and more Christmas spending means more. . .

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October 2017
29October
Fluorescent Man Lighting Calgary 5 Winter Maintenance Tips For Your Exterior Home Lighting

5 Winter Maintenance Tips For Your Exterior Home Lighting

Keep your exterior lighting system well-maintained and shining bright all winter long with the following tips from our professional service team.   Exterior lighting plays an important role in your landscape all year round, but it is most. . .

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18October
Fluorescent Man Lighting 4 Cost Benefits of Investing in an LED Retrofit

4 Cost Benefits of Investing in an LED Retrofit

Are you considering an LED retrofit? Here's how upgrading your current lighting system to LED can help save you money. Lighting plays a huge and important role in the comfort and functionality of any home. Taking the time to carefully. . .

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04October
Fluorescent Man Lighting Warehouse Lighting  How to Buy The Right Lighting Parts For Your Warehouse

How to Buy The Right Lighting Parts For Your Warehouse

Are you looking to buy new industrial lighting parts? Here are five things you need to consider first.   While choosing the right lighting parts and fixtures for your industrial environment might seem like an overwhelming task, taking the time. . .

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September 2017
28September
Fluorescent Man Lighting Dont Forget About Indirect Lighting

4 Tips to Design The Perfect Indirect Lighting

Indirect lighting design has a significant effect on atmosphere, and is a key component of ambient lighting. Without the right ambient lighting, a room lit only by direct and “task” lighting may seem stark, spartan, or unwelcoming. What Is. . .

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14September
Fluorescent Man Lighting Interior Lighting Design

Industrial Pendant Lights For Your Home

Add a little edge to your interior lighting design with this surprisingly versatile and always statement-making feature. If you’re looking for information on pendant lighting for industrial facilities and, check out this post. What Is An. . .

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01September
Fluorescent Man Lighting Exterior Lighting

Calgary Exterior Lighting Maintenance: Your Fall Checklist

In Calgary, exterior light fixtures have to be able to withstand frequent use and a lot of wear and tear over the cold winter months. Start your preparations now with our Calgary exterior lighting maintenance checklist! 1. Ensure Your Light. . .

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August 2017
25August
Calgary Warehouse Lighting LED

When It Comes To Industrial Lighting, LED Lights Offer Unparalleled Results

Want to make your warehouse or industrial facility more productive, energy-efficient and safe? By switching to LED warehouse lighting, you can reap incredible benefits, while also saving costs.   Why Does Warehouse Lighting Matter? The. . .

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16August
Fluorescent Man Lighting outdoors lights too much light

Calgary Exterior Lighting: How Much Light Is Too Much Light

Our experienced Calgary lighting consultants explain lighting trespass and light pollution, as well as how to avoid them. Is There Such A Thing As Too Much Lighting? Anyone who has ever walked down a dimly lit road or attended an evening. . .

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03August
Fluorescent Man Lighting Neon Signs Lights Exterior Outdoors

Neon, Fluorescent Outdoor Lights, or LED: Which Is The The Best Light Type For Outdoor Signs?

We’ve posted extensively about how lighting can enhance your business’ property and draw in customers. We’ve covered finding the right lighting products for your store, and why parking lots should be well-lit. Our post on why signage matters. . .

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July 2017
24July
Calgary Industrial Lighting Industrial Lighting: Dos and Don'ts

Industrial Lighting: Dos and Don

Industrial facilities and commercial spaces require adequate lighting for safety, productivity, and employee comfort. Check out this post for a few key dos and don'ts.   Dos These tips can help you acheive a safe and productive work. . .

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24July
Calgary exterior lighting Calgary Lighting Experts' Cheat Sheet: Fixtures, Bulbs, and Ratings

Calgary Lighting Experts Cheat Sheet: Fixtures, Bulbs, and Ratings

Do you want to upgrade your lighting, but feel overwhelmed by all of the details, specifications, and options? Read this post for a crash-course on lighting details.   There are a variety of options for both home and retail lighting. Whether. . .

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24July
Calgary Lighting Consultant Calgary Residential Lighting Design | Key Dos and Don

Calgary Residential Lighting Design | Key Dos and Don

“If you think of lighting last, you’ve already damaged your possibility to be right. It should be part and parcel of the room, because lighting is an integral part of the room’s look. ” -Lighting expert David Gray Do's Follow. . .

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June 2017
19June
Calgary Commercial Lighting A Lighting Consultation Helps You Choose The Right Lighting Products For Your Business

A Lighting Consultation Helps You Choose The Right Lighting Products For Your Business

In previous blog posts, we’ve covered numerous reasons why lighting is key to keeping your location safe, increasing traffic, and boosting awareness of your brand. However, for a busy business owner, completing these tasks on your own can be. . .

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05June
Calgary Commercial Lighting Calgary Commercial Lighting: Boost Business With The Right Lighting Setup

Calgary Commercial Lighting: Boost Business With The Right Lighting Setup

The right lighting can draw customers to your store, impact the way they see your products or feel about your location, and even affect their shopping habits. That’s why it’s essential to ensure that your Calgary commercial lighting is up to. . .

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05June
Calgary Home Theatre System

Calgary Handyman Services Make Home Theatre Installation Simple

Planning on building a home theatre? Learn how a qualified Calgary handyman service can help! Hiring a Calgary Handyman Service Ensures The Job Gets Done Right You’ve invested time and money choosing the right electronics, furniture, and. . .

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May 2017
29May
Calgary home theatre installation

Maximize The Use of Your Home: Home Theatre Design

Do you and your family love movies, but don’t have the space for a home theatre room? Our Calgary Handyman Service experts have the solution. Calgary Home Theatre Installation For Multipurpose Spaces Let’s face it. Whether it’s because. . .

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01May
Calgary LED lighting Calgary Exterior Lighting: Outdoor, Patio, and Garden Lighting

Calgary Exterior Lighting: Outdoor, Patio, and Garden Lighting

Give your summer gatherings the perfect ambiance, add security to your property, and boost your home’s curb appeal by adding outdoor LED lights to your property. Calgary Exterior Lighting One of the greatest things about summer is the. . .

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April 2017
24April
LED Lighting Calgary Importance of Fixing Your Broken Fluorescent Bulbs

Importance of Fixing Your Broken Fluorescent Bulbs

Is your fluorescent light bulb flickering or dimming? Here are the most common signs that your commercial lighting products need to be replaced. Traditionally, fluorescent bulbs were most commonly used for commercial lighting purposes but. . .

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17April
Calgary Residential Lighting Repairs

3 Common Lighting Problems in Every Household

Need a fast & efficient residential lighting repair? Our affordable & quick Calgary handyman services can help! Lighting is one of the most important things to get right in your home. Efficient and well-designed lighting products can not only. . .

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03April
Calgary Bathroom Lighting Choosing Bathroom Lighting Correctly

Importance of Choosing Your Bathroom Lighting Correctly

Thinking of renovating or upgrading your bathroom? Our Calgary lighting products can significantly improve the aesthetic appeal of this important room in your home. Choosing the right lighting products for a bathroom is low on the list of many. . .

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March 2017
29March
calgary parking lot lighting The Importance of Lighting In Parking Lots

The Importance of Lighting In Parking Lots

Did you know, your parking lot lighting can impact your sales? Does Your Parking Lot Have Adequate Lighting? Landlords, property managers, and business owners devote time, attention, and resources to the look of the interior and exterior of. . .

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22March
calgary signage lighting

Lighting Products For Calgary Signage

Signage Matters According to the Small Business Association, an average company receives 50% of their sales due to signage, and 85% of these are from people who live within 5 miles of the location. Other reports show that up to 60% of consumers. . .

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22March
commercial lighting styles in calgary

Calgary Commercial Lighting: Design and Style Options

Last month we blogged about the importance of effective lighting in commercial spaces. If that information inspired you to start considering renovating your lighting setup, the next step should involve research on the best options, which can include. . .

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February 2017
15February
calgary commercial bay lights

Calgary Lighting Installation | High Bay and Low Bay Lighting

Bay Lighting: The Overview Bay lights are a popular lighting solution used in industrial or commercial buildings. At Fluorescent Man Lighting, our team can tell you everything you need to know about the differences between high bay and low bay. . .

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08February
calgary bucket truck services

Spring Home Maintenance

General repair technicians are experienced in completing many seasonal exterior and interior tasks. These range from setting up holiday lights, to helping you prep your patio for summer, to completing year-round repairs and maintenance. There are. . .

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01February
calgary commercial lighting

Calgary Interior Lighting

Lighting can have a significant impact on mood, productivity, and even safety. Redecorating or repainting a room might be a go-to idea when a space seems to be getting stale, but rethinking your Calgary interior lighting setup might have better. . .

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01February
Calgary Commercial Lighting

How to Use Lighting to Optimize Your Commercial Space

Lighting can have a significant impact on mood, productivity, and even safety.  Redecorating or repainting a room might be a go-to idea when a space seems to be getting stale, but rethinking your Calgary interior lighting setup might have better. . .

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January 2017
17January
Handyman Services and General Repairs Calgary

Calgary General Repairs

Whether it’s a fresh coat of paint,  a new set of lights, or some minor repairs, you probably have a few projects that have been sitting on your home maintenance to-do list. However, sometimes it can be hard to find the time to buy materials,. . .

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17January
Exterior Lighting and Commercial Lighting Calgary

Calgary Lighting Installation Trends

With a new year comes new home decor trends. Because of this, January is the perfect time to take the latest styles into account if you are planning on redecorating your home.   Whether you’re planning on renewing the decor a room that has. . .

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03January

Planning a Home Theatre Installation

Watching movies in home theatre is a relaxing way to enjoy the magic of the big screen in the comfort of your own home. However, at Fluorescent Man, we know that many homeowners are reluctant to start building a home theatre because the project can. . .

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December 2016
21December
Cost Saving Lighting Products Calgary

LED Lighting Products Can Save Money

In North American homes, LEDs have not caught up to incandescent lights in terms of popularity, but are becoming more and more widely used. Some sources predict that LED lighting will reach 53% global market saturation by 2020. It’s not hard to. . .

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14December
Lighting Maintenance Calgary

Calgary Lighting Maintenance

Good lighting design is very important in a room, regardless of whether you are going for a productive, relaxing, or cheerful atmosphere. An excellent lighting design strategy is key to helping you get the most out of your spaces in terms of both. . .

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07December
Lighting Control Options Calgary

Lighting Control Options for Calgary Residential Lighting

The right lighting setup is crucial for any home. Home lighting, when done correctly, can provide an environment with enough lighting to complete necessary tasks; enhance the look of a room and its decor; and to subtly create to a sense of ambiance. . . .

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November 2016
30November
Calgary Exterior Lighting, Calgary Residential Lighting

Holiday Decorating With Calgary Bucket Truck Service

Do you want beautiful exterior lighting for your Calgary home this holiday season? Read these tips on how bucket truck services from Calgary residential lighting experts can help you with three different types of holiday lighting. . .

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16November
Calgary Lighting Products, Calgary lighting repairs

LED lighting: Calgary Light Repair Experts Explain The Savings

In this post, Calgary lighting experts at Fluorescent Man explain why LED lights are the best option for Calgary homes. Over the years, LED lighting has been steadily gaining popularity. This is due to the fact that they are long-lasting, versatile,. . .

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02November
Calgary home theatre installation, Calgary handyman services

Calgary Home Theatre Installation: Designing and Childproofing

Overview A home theatre can be a wonderful gathering space for the whole family to relax and spend time together. Building your own home theatre installation can allow you to customize the sound, picture, and seating arrangements to suit your. . .

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October 2016
31October
Calgary Interior Lighting

Calgary Interior Lighting: FAQs about LED Lighting

Why make the switch to LED lights? “LED”, or Light Emitting Diode, is a popular choice for lighting due to their long-lasting, energy-efficient nature, and a wide variety of color combinations. LED lights can be used indoors or outdoors, in. . .

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17October
Calgary Interior Lighting

Creative Ways to Use LED Lights for Indoor Lighting

LED lighting is energy efficient, which can save you time on lighting maintenance projects such as bulb replacements. However, LED lights are more than just an interior lighting option designed to reduce energy use. This post outlines several unique. . .

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03October
Calgary bucket truck services

The Benefits of Choosing Bucket Truck Services

Three important reasons for choosing bucket truck services by homeowners and business owners in Calgary are: (There are three important reasons why in Calgary, bucket truck services can be useful for homeowners and business owners. ) Bucket. . .

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September 2016
28September
Home Theatre Installation Calgary

Four Things To Consider When Building A Home Theatre Installation

A home theatre installation can range from a theatre setup with speakers and a large screen in the living room, to a dedicated room or space perfectly tailored to watching movies. The exact setup of the room may vary depending on the amount of space. . .

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21September
Calgary Lighting Specialists

How Lighting Can Affect The Appearance And Atmosphere Of A Room

When decorating your home, it is important to consider how both interior and exterior lighting can directly and indirectly affect the atmosphere of the room or living space. This post provides an overview of the impact of lighting on the atmosphere. . .

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07September
calgary handyman services

Three Reasons To Hire A Handyman

There are several reasons why hiring a company that offers handyman services such as general repairs and installations can be useful. This post provides an overview of three ways that hiring a handyman can be helpful: it saves you time, effort,. . .

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August 2016
29August
Calgary Ceiling Light Fixtures

Choosing the Right Ceiling Light For Your Home

Lighting changes everything and the position of that particular light source is a key player in creating the right ambiance in your home. Most people don’t understand how much lighting can affect their perception and feelings towards things. . . .

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15August
Lighting Specialists Calgary

4 Home Lighting Tips to Consider When Decorating Your Home

Did you know that lighting has the power to transform or define a space? Carefully selected home lighting can ensure the owner’s unique personality is expressed at the same time as complementing important details in the room such as intricate. . .

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01August
Calgary Flickering Lights

Is It Time To Call For Help?

Over time, your home can experience natural lighting failures such as unexpected dimming or bulbs that repeatedly burn out. Today’s blog will explore another common, yet potentially dangerous, home lighting emergency: flickering lights. It may. . .

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July 2016
25July
Home-patio-lighting-installation

3 Steps to Design the Perfect Patio with Lighting

Summers in Calgary are often short, so now is the time to get outside--and there’s no better way to do this than in the comfort of your own backyard. With some comfortable furniture, greenery, and strategic lighting, you can create a private. . .

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18July
Handyman-or-contractor-home-repairs

Should You Hire a Handyman or Contractor?

Your list of unfinished house repairs is growing and you need a professional to help get everything done. But who should you hire, a handyman or a contractor? Both types of experts offer a range of useful services to help you complete home. . .

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11July
Interior-lighting-installation-calgary-experts

Interior Lighting Design & Installation

Picture the last room you were in that left a great impression on you. You can see the furnishings, the wall colours, and if you remember carefully, the lighting. In fact, if you think about it, installing the right interior lighting design can. . .

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June 2016
28June
Professional‐home‐theatre‐installation

How to Build a Home Theatre

In our previous blog post, we looked at 3 important reasons to hire a professional for your home theatre installation. The right expert can actually save you significant time and headache, helping you build a home theatre that suits your space and. . .

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21June
Professional‐installing‐home‐theatre

Calgary Home Theatre Installation

You’ve got a vision for your home: a state‐of‐the‐art home theatre that’s so advanced, you don’t need to go the movies anymore.  Or maybe you just SIMPLY want to mount your 55 inch TV on your mantle with a Bose soundbar, Wireless. . .

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14June
How‐a‐handyman‐can‐help

5 Ways a Handyman Can Make Your Life Easier

If you’re like most Calgary homeowners, you love your home, but you don’t always have time to take care of all of the repair jobs that seem to continuously crop up around the house. That spare bedroom that needs painting? Still unpainted. . . .

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March 2016
23March
home decorating lighting tricks

4 Home Lighting Tricks to Consider When Decorating Your Home

Did you know that lighting has the power to transform or define a space? Carefully selected home lighting can ensure the owner’s unique personality is expressed at the same time as complimenting important details in the room such as intricate. . .

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17March
flickering lights

Is It Time To Call For Help?

Over time, your home can experience natural lighting failures such as unexpected dimming or bulbs that repeatedly burn out. Today’s blog will explore another common, yet potentially dangerous, home lighting emergency: flickering lights. It may. . .

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11March
calgary interior lighting

Choosing The Right Ceiling Light For Your Home

Lighting changes everything and the position of that light is a key player in creating the right ambience to set the mood. Most people don’t understand how much lighting can affect their perception and feelings towards things. For example, white. . .

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February 2016
19February
monthly lighting maintenance

Fluorescent Man Lighting Offers On Call and Monthly Maintenance

Lighting plays an important role in every work place. Ensuring your employees are able to see what they are working on helps reduce errors as well as eye strain. If your business includes a retail environment than ensuring your sales floor and. . .

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12February
Lighting Solutions Calgary

Save Money and Be Green

We all want to save money, especially in this economy. Over the last few years we have all learned a few tricks to saving money, but have you ever considered switching your light bulbs? For years all light bulbs were incandescent, and you simply. . .

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05February
Calgary Lighting Solutions

Improving Workplace Safety with Lighting

Workplace safety is everyone’s concern, from front line employees to the president of the company. Keeping you, your co-workers and your customers safe means identifying safety concerns before they become hazardous. Ensuring your place of work has. . .

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January 2016
15January
Exterior Lighting Calgary

Why Your Store Needs Good Outdoor Lighting

Whenever most people think of retail lighting they picture elegant and dazzling displays or bright, functional lighting over the tills. However, outdoor lighting also plays a very important role in the retail setting for 3 main. . .

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05January
Positive Experience Lighting Calgary

Fostering a Positive Customer Experience Using Lighting

Your customer’s journey through the retail space depends heavily on lighting. Proper lighting is not only functional but also helps set the tone of your store, which affects the customer’s mood. Lighting is also important for highlighting new or. . .

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01January
Better Lighting Calgary

Improve your Bottom Line with Better Lighting

Though lighting is vital to productivity, in a retail or warehouse setting it is often overlooked. Adequate lighting is integral to preserving your bottom line and keeping your entire operation running smoothly and efficiently from the warehouse to. . .

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December 2015
18December
Office Lighting Calgary

Proper Lighting Design Can Be a Worthwhile Investment

Lighting is what can make or break a space, so good lighting is a worthwhile investment for any business. Lighting defines how we experience space, not just how we enhance it. Good lighting is worth investing in for 3 reasons: Good lighting. . .

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11December
Office Lighting Calgary

4 Reasons Why You Should Upgrade the Lighting in Your Workplace

Lighting sets the tone of the entire office, and can drastically influence how employees and clients feel in the space. Proper office lighting is essential to a productive office, and offers employees many psychological and physical benefits. An. . .

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04December
Retail Lighting Fixtures

Effective Use of Lighting in Retail Spaces

Effective use of lighting is integral to the retail experience. Lighting is a powerful tool that sets the mood of the store, and can be used to draw attention to highlighted products. There are four main types of lighting that are used in a retail. . .

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November 2015
20November
Restaurant Lighting Calgary

Proper Restaurant Lighting

Lighting plays an important role in any environment and restaurants are no exception. Lighting is an integral part of setting the mood and should not be overlooked. Here are a few things to consider when you are choosing the lighting for your. . .

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13November
Retail Lighting Solutions Calgary

The Effects of Good Lighting Solutions on Retail Sales

Lighting plays a very important role in how retail stores present themselves to their customers. Good lighting can enhance your image, help build your brand and attract new customers, all of which contribute to increased sales. On the other hand,. . .

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06November
On Call Maintenance Calgary

The Fluorescent Man Advantage

Having adequate lighting is integral to everyday operations, both at home and at the office. So when the lights go out it can cause major disruptions. That is why we always do our best to keep your lights on and functioning properly. Professional. . .

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October 2015
30October
Calgary Exterior Lighting

Secure Homes and Businesses with Exterior Lighting

On Halloween all the little boys and girls will don their costumes and alight into the night in search of fun and treats. With winter approaching and the days getting shorter it is important to make sure the exterior of your home or business is. . .

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16October
Lighting Repair Calgary

The Importance of Keep Your Lighting Intact

Lights. You don’t even give them a passing thought, until they go out. They help you to see your work, your home and your world. Here at Fluorescent Lighting Man we recognize the importance of quality lighting solutions to your life. Whether you. . .

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02October
Fluorescent Lighting Calgary

The Importance of Preventative Maintenance

Like any piece of equipment, fluorescent lights can greatly benefit from preventative maintenance. It is recommended that you never try and perform maintenance on your fluorescent lights yourself. For anything more serious than replacing a bulb you. . .

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September 2015
23September

Calgary Handyman Services: 5 Home Projects That Require A Handyman

Some people are just born handy, where others need some help.  Regardless, most people don’t realize that you can hire skilled handymen to help you with all kinds of general home repairs, allowing you to focus on more important things.  Hiring. . .

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23September

Fluorescent Man Lighting: Calgary’s Top 5 General Home Repairs

Homeownership is a wonderful achievement we all strive for, but it requires a great deal of responsibility.   As our homes age, the need for general repairs and home improvement projects increase. The good news is that most home repairs are. . .

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16September

Why Are Bucket Trucks Important To Calgary Lighting Repair?

We’ve all seen bucket trucks around the city, whether we realize it or not, but do you really know what they are? Bucket trucks are multi-purpose utility trucks that come equipped with an extendable pole with a sizable “bucket” attached at. . .

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14September

The Legend IS True, Compact Fluorescent Lamps Last 15,000 Hours

The compact fluorescent lamp revolution has been in full swing for a few years now; however, some homeowners that have switched to the longer lasting bulb are finding that they can burn out far sooner than their predicted life span. Fluorescent Man. . .

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08September

5 Little Ways To Make A Big Impact With Your Business Sign

When it comes to your business, we all know the importance of image, reputation and of course, advertising. Regardless of the size of your company and the amount of available funds, it’s imperative to display your brand to consumers and one of the. . .

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02September

Calgary Residential Lighting Solutions: 5 Tips to Choosing Perfect Lighting for your Home

Try an exercise: turn all the lights on in your house and walk into each room. While trying to remain objective, consider the quality of each light and whether or not it’s optimal for the typical activities that you do in each room. Most likely. . .

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02September

SmartPhones, SmartTVs and now Smart Buildings...?

People are finally paying attention to rising energy costs. Consider this: In a typical warehouse, the electricity bill accounts for 38% of all costs. To conserve costs, building owners are making the switch to more energy efficient lighting. . .

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02September

Minor Changes Make A Huge Impact on Your Business

Lighting is a very useful business tool. The amount and type of light used in and around your office can say a lot about your company and have a huge impact on your business. Lighting sets the tone for the entire work environment and often times,. . .

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August 2015
24August

Blue LED Light Invention Wins Nobel Prize!

Overview: LED lights are being recognized by the Nobel Foundation! The invention of the blue Light Emitting Diode has won this year's Nobel Prize for physics. Surprised? Read the blog below to find out why you shouldn't be. It was. . .

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20August

9 Facts Everyone Should Know About Intelligent Lighting

Do you remember growing up and hearing your dad yelling about turning off lights when you leave a room?  “You’re wasting electricity and running up my bill!”  Oh the good ole days… Well, dad was right, you are wasting energy and money. . .

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07August

What Kind of Exterior Lighting Should I Get For My Home?

There is no feeling like seeing your home’s warm and welcoming lights after a long day at work or when you’re returning from a holiday. Outdoor lighting often takes a back seat to indoor lighting systems; however, they have an important function. . .

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June 2015
17June

The Big Three in Calgary Lighting Solutions

If you still have any of the traditional incandescent light bulbs in your home, you might want to take a picture of them, since they are no longer being manufactured. The old bulbs required a great deal of energy to illuminate your home and over 90%. . .

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11June

Tomatoes the Sizes of Footballs: What Kind of Light to Use for your Indoor Garden & Plants

As we approach summer solstice, the days are getting longer and longer, which means there is a lot more sunlight for your garden! For gardening fans, growing vegetables and nurturing plant life doesn’t have to be an exclusive summer activity. . . .

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May 2015
29May

Tips on Maximizing the Lifespan of Your Fluorescent Bulbs

Tragically light bulbs don’t last forever. Even our own sun will fade away in several billion years. So until scientists invent an ever lasting light bulb, here are a few tips that will maximize your current fluorescent light bulbs. Wait 3. . .

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15May

Fluorescent Man Lighting Has a Brand New Ride!

Batman has the Batmobile. Iron Man has his suit. Now fluorescent Man has the Light-Mobile. You've probably seen firemen in Hollywood movies utilizing their laddered firetrucks to snatch people from the high windows of burning buildings. Now. . .

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April 2015
24April

Calgary Lighting Maintenance

Our cars need it. Our bodies need it. Even our lawns need it. We’re talking about maintenance. However, when it comes to your company’s lighting system, maintenance tends to get pushed back until it’s too late. To prevent any lighting fiascos,. . .

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20April

The Truth Behind LED Light Savings

The word on the street is that Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) are highly energy efficient and save users big time money. But do they? The answer is both yes and no. Like many questions that involve money, it depends on the situation. Fluorescent Man. . .

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15April

A Energy Efficient Solution: Compact Fluorescent Lamps

With falling oil prices in Calgary, your business needs to save on any costs that it can. No matter what the economic trend is, your business needs to become more efficient, and one of the best places to start is with your energy bill. At. . .

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March 2015
30March

Maintenance of Outdoor Lighting Systems

It’s springtime in Calgary! And in typical Calgary form, the weather is unpredictable. One week it’s unseasonably warm, then the next, it’s frosty, and if you’re not careful, the fluctuations in weather can damage your outdoor lighting. . .

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18March

Why Choose Fluorescent Lighting?

For many home and business owners, Fluorescent light bulbs are still a preferred choice when it comes to lighting systems. Fluorescent Man Lighting in Calgary installs lighting systems that use fluorescent light bulbs, which are more energy. . .

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12March

Recycling Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Tragically, light doesn’t last forever! While stars undergo supernovas before fading away, luckily, your fluorescent light bulbs don’t go out with a similar bang. But what do you do with your old bulbs? Most often, fluorescent light bulbs end up. . .

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February 2015
27February

Buzzing and Flickering: What's New with Fluorescent Lighting

We all remember fluorescent lighting as fixtures that light up schools and warehouses, and had that hypnotic buzzing sound that would draw our eyes to the ceilings. When it comes to upgrading your home or your business lighting system, Fluorescent. . .

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18February

New Calgary Lighting Plan to Increase Safety

Overview: Apparently it’s a hazard just to walk across the street in Calgary, as the rule “pedestrians have the right of way” seemingly no longer applies on crosswalks. A Calgary city councilor has brought to surface the alarming number of. . .

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18February

Home Lighting in Calgary: How New Lights Can Help Sell Your Home

Overview: Man has been trying to harness the power of light since the dawn of time. Fast forward to 2015, and homeowners have the capability of harnessing light via their home lighting system. New lighting fixtures can increase the value of your. . .

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January 2015
26January

The Smart Bulb - The Future of Lighting in Calgary

All the new high-tech gadgetry was on full display at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. And beyond the ultra high definition televisions, the home-automation industry made its presence known at the show. One of the highlights at. . .

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19January

Industrial Lighting Safety Tips

Overview: If you are designing and installing a new lighting system or retrofitting an old one, there are key factors you need to take into consideration. For example: The age of the lighting system? Lighting levels? Where to place the fixtures? . . .

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15January

The New Era of LED Lighting in Calgary

Overview: The light from the sun shines yellow, but when viewed from space, it’s a bright white colour. It appears that Calgary has taken notice and is moving into the space age! Read the following blog to find out about the city changing over to. . .

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15January

Why It's So Important To Maintain Your Lighting

At Fluorescent Man Lighting we’re Calgary lighting specialists and that means we know just how important it is to maintain your lighting. Do you? Lighting is something many feel they shouldn’t have to deal with and that’s why lighting. . .

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15January

How To Dispose of Your Old CFL Bulbs

Fluorescent lighting is a great option for many businesses due its energy efficiency and bulb lifespan when compared to regular incandescent lighting. But like all lights fluorescent bulbs do eventually stop producing light, and regardless of. . .

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12January

Lighting Maintenance in Calgary

Overview: Offices and workplaces need to have a proper amount of lighting for people to be productive and alert. The basic premise for any business or home lighting is for ideal levels of lighting at a minimum cost. Read the blog below for tips on. . .

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05January

The Cost of Doing Business: Tips for Reducing Costs

Overview: If you are a small business owner or you’ve just started a small business, there are both start-up costs and overhead that can cause financial difficulties. Read the following blog to get a few simple tips on reducing unnecessary. . .

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December 2014
18December

Calgary Lighting: When To Upgrade To T5 or T8 Fluorescent Lights

Overview: Upgrading your business lighting can be a great way to save money on your energy bill, but it often leaves the difficult question: which lights should I upgrade to? You might have read up on the advantages of T5 or even T8 bulbs, or maybe. . .

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04December

Calgary Lighting Repair: How To Keep Your Lights Healthy During The Holidays

Overview: With Christmas and the holidays just around the corner, it can be easy to forget about your lights this time of year. But by following a few simple tips, you can keep lights in top shape and avoid unnecessary lighting repairs. As. . .

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November 2014
20November

T5 Fluorescent Lighting Versus Metal Halide: What's The Difference?

Overview: If you own an industrial facility, factory or warehouse then there's a good chance you're using Metal Halide lights. While these bulbs can produce some great light, they're probably costing you more money that necessary. At. . .

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13November

T8 Fluorescent Lights - Lower Your Energy Bills and Improve Your Lighting Today!

Overview: If your office, building or house is currently using T12 fluorescent bulbs or even incandescent bulbs, one of the easiest ways to save energy and money is to replace your bulbs with T8 fluorescent lighting. If you like protecting the. . .

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04November

New Study Highlights The Importance of Correct Office Lighting

Professor Dino Pisaniello from the University of Adelaide has recently raised concerns about various factors in the workplace. Among them was the length of time employees were spending stationary, as well as the quality of light they were working. . .

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October 2014
27October

Top 5 Seasonal Outdoor Lighting Tips

Overview: If you're thinking of lighting up your house this Halloween or for the festive season in general, then you'll find that a little goes a long way! To find out some seasonal outdoor lighting tips, check out the blog below. With. . .

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20October

Calgary Tower Gets New LED Lighting Installation

Overview: The famous Calgary landmark that you all know and love is getting a lighting makeover! The lighting system that normally lights up the downtown Calgary Tower is being completely overhauled and will be replaced by a new, more energy. . .

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06October

Ford Chooses LED Lighting Installation

Overview: This year Ford Motor Co. begun a $25 million project to swap out its existing lighting system for LED lighting. For more information, check out the blog below. Ford Motor Co. has recently started a $25 million investment project which. . .

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September 2014
29September

What You Need To Know Before Installing Your Favorite Holiday Lighting

Overview: Do you have a collection of outdoor lights set aside just for the festive season? In this blog we’ll look at six different things you can do to make your lighting experience easier. The festive season is nearly upon us and not. . .

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25September

Choosing LED Lighting or Fluorescent Lighting?

As Calgary lighting specialists, we provide a variety of different indoor and outdoor lighting solutions, including LED and fluorescent lighting. Both LED and fluorescent have their advantages and disadvantages – but which suits you and your. . .

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July 2014
17July

Service Your Outdoor Lighting: There Is No Better Time Than Now!

Summer in Calgary can be lovely, but as we all know winter is always just around the corner and before you know it we’ll be faced with another 8 months of snow. At Fluorescent Man Lighting we’ve had plenty of experience maintaining outdoor. . .

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