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  • Our Plan For Sustainability
    Monday, October 4, 2021

    Our Plan For Sustainability

    The eldoLED domain is LED lighting—an inherently energy-saving technology. To continue minimizing our environmental impact, we’re taking staps to reduce energy and resource consumption. The end goal? Carbon neutrality—and a safer, greener future for all.

  • Hi-Tech & Digital Centre Case Study
    Monday, October 18, 2021

    Hi-Tech & Digital Centre Case Study

    Educating and achieving excellence with dynamic color. South Devon was ready to build a one-of-a-kind, regional landmark that would fuse digital technology with creativity. In 2019, they appointed Michael Grubb Studio and LHC Architects to design a dynamic exterior lighting scheme for their new building—Hi-Tech & Digital Centre.

  • Tandheelkundig Centrum Case Study
    Monday, October 4, 2021

    Tandheelkundig Centrum Case Study

    Combatting flicker with LED drivers. Tandheelkundig Centrum (THC) is a high volume dentist office that struggled with flicker. Read how they maximized their dental practice experience and overall safety with ECOdrive.

  • St. Leonard's College Case Study
    Monday, September 13, 2021

    St. Leonard's College Case Study

    Maximizing the student experience with lighting. ARM Architecture brought in Schuler Shook to design a fully dimmable lighting scheme for the new St. Leonard's College multi-purpose audotorium—the Leonardian Centre

  • How To Wire DMX Lighting Systems
    Tuesday, July 6, 2021

    How To Wire DMX Lighting Systems

    DMX/RDM is a robust and reliable system for lighting control. Incorrect wiring of a DMX system causes random flashing of lights, erratic operations and more. Learn how to combat these issues and wire a DMX lighting system with this article.

  • Four Seasons Astir Hotel Case Study
    Tuesday, June 29, 2021

    Four Seasons Astir Hotel Case Study

    Modernizing while maintaining historical character. The Four Seasons set its sights on this decadent gem and acquired the Astir Palace in 2016. They were ready to enter a new, modern chapter and needed reliable lighting that could withstand the harshest of environments. The Four Seasons commissioned Lighting Design International (LDI) in 2019 to make their lighting dreams a reality.  

  • Restaurant At Sea Case Study
    Tuesday, May 11, 2021

    Restaurant At Sea Case Study

    Fusing creativity and technology through Tunable White lighting. Geography was one of the biggest challenges facing the Restaurant at Sea and proved to be the downfall for prior businesses. The award-winning Dutch home automation company, MoreSenz, realized this and strived to create a unique, automated atmospheric lighting concept that would make the trek worthwhile.

  • Implementing A DMX Installation In Five Steps
    Friday, April 16, 2021

    Implementing A DMX Installation In Five Steps

    Contrary to popular belief, it's easy to understand how to operate a DMX network and it only requires attention to a few important rules and guidelines. Ensure a successful project outcome with our 5 steps on how to implement DMX.

  • Museum Voorlinden Case Study
    Tuesday, January 19, 2021

    Museum Voorlinden Case Study

    Museum Voorlinden is home to the largest private contemporary art collection in the Netherlands. The museum's design has been kept as open and spacious as possible, and all installation components have been integrated invisibly to support this.

  • Why You Need Dimming Curves
    Monday, December 21, 2020

    Why You Need Dimming Curves

    When dimming, the amount of light output doesn't change much in the first half of the dimmer's range and then drops fast when the dimmer is past halfway—leaving half of the dimmer's range virtually unused. This white paper explains why this happens and how to use dimming curves to solve it.

  • Interoperable Systems For Dynamic White Lighting
    Friday, November 13, 2020

    Interoperable Systems For Dynamic White Lighting

    The DALI-2 standard is advancing and simplifying the delivery and install of tunable white solutions. Learn more about the value of this interoperable system.

  • How To Choose The Right Circuit Breaker
    Thursday, November 12, 2020

    How To Choose The Right Circuit Breaker

    You switch on your just installed LED lighting system, but nothing happens. Of course you will check the circuit breaker and to your surprise it has tripped. What just may have happened is that the inrush currents of your drivers triggered the circuit breaker.

  • How Designers Can Use Flicker-Safe Dimming
    Thursday, November 12, 2020

    How Designers Can Use Flicker-Safe Dimming

    The consequences of dynamic white lighting is flicker and cross-dimming. As Lighting Designers, you need to arm yourself with the knowledge, lighting standards and technology necessary to offset dynamic white lighting schemes. Read this article and start combatting flicker.

  • LED Dimming For The Light Effects You Really Want
    Tuesday, June 9, 2020

    LED Dimming For The Light Effects You Really Want

    Understand why we see poor LED dimming applications and learn how to specify dimming so that it meets expectations across an entire lighting installation.

  • Choosing The Right Lighting Control System
    Wednesday, April 22, 2020

    Choosing The Right Lighting Control System

    There are different lighting control systems that work well with LED lighting. The most commonly used systems in professional LED lighting are DALI, 0-10V, 1-10V and DMX. Learn when to use each lighting control system, the pros and cons of each and more. 

  • Forum Groningen Case Study
    Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    Forum Groningen Case Study

    Revamping the city while innovating with DALI-2 DT8. The Forum Groningen was a vast renewal project targeting the city's east side. Amidst a building pause, NL Architects and TDE-lighttech revaluated their lighting scheme and leveraged eldoLED for the largest DALI-2 DT8 installation.

  • Start Time Requirement For LED Luminaires
    Tuesday, February 4, 2020

    Start Time Requirement For LED Luminaires

    This article clarifies the start time requirements adopted by ENERGY STAR® and CA Title 24 and provides how LED luminaires can comply with both.

  • Flicker Performance In LED Lighting
    Thursday, August 1, 2019

    Flicker Performance In LED Lighting

    This article focuses on flicker caused by dimming, line noise and transients not addressed. The choice of an LED driver directly impacts flicker performance.

  • Calculating The Number Of LEDs
    Wednesday, June 12, 2019

    Calculating The Number Of LEDs

    Figuring out which driver fits your application best can be pretty frustrating when your line of work is not electrical engineering! What it boils down to is this: if you know which type of LED you will be using in your application, you can select the right driver by its operating window.