TAG: Landscape Lighting

What to know before purchasing landscape lighting or irrigation products

November 8, 2017By

Landscape lighting and irrigation services have some differences. Electricity and water don’t exactly mix. But contractors who offer these services have a few things in common: They both want to provide customers with the best coverage while conserving resources. That hasn’t changed, although the products for these services have evolved. Both are becoming more efficient and tapping into the advances... read more

Recap: McKay Lighting Summit focuses on marketing

February 1, 2017By

Bright lights typically bring to mind big cities like New York City or Los Angeles, but from Jan. 18-19, Omaha, Neb., was the city of bright lights as it welcomed 21 landscape lighting professionals for the 4th annual Lighting Summit. Hosted by McKay Landscape Lighting Owner Jerry McKay, the two-day seminar was held at the Hyatt Place Hotel in downtown Omaha and focused... read more

McKay hosts Lighting Summit

February 17, 2016By

Jerry McKay, founder of McKay Landscape Lighting, hosted The Lighting Summit Jan. 27-28 at the Embassy Suites in Omaha, Neb. In its third year, The Lighting Summit is an annual two-day gathering for landscape lighting professionals to learn and collaborate with like-minded professionals in a noncompetitive environment, McKay said. The Summit’s agenda includes educational seminars and workshops focused on business growth,... read more

Kichler debuts 2016 landscape lighting options

October 28, 2015By

Kichler introduced the 2016 line of landscaping lighting options, including accent, path and deck lights, bollards and transformers. “The products we’re unveiling for 2016 have been crafted with immense resiliency to best serve our customers,” said Scott Pesta, product manager, landscape lighting, Kichler. “The lighting not only enhances the security of properties, but helps customers enjoy the aesthetic of their outdoor... read more

Ep. 141: Is LED for me?

September 2, 2015By

Drew Tedford, Midwest sales manager for FX Luminaire, talks about how LED technology has created new opportunities in landscape lighting. He also discusses the difference between LED and traditional landscape lighting, including the advantages and disadvantages of LED lighting. Finally, he explains fixture types and applications, installation, maintenance costs and material types. read more

Volt offers additional professional lighting support

January 12, 2015By

Volt Lighting created a new support team for professional landscape lighting designers. “Since its inception, Volt recognized the need to provide real-time live support to their customers,” said Steve Parrott, communications director. “Purchasing a landscape lighting system can seem complicated and first-time buyers have a lot of questions, so Volt created a phone support line available seven days a week.... read more