Recent changes in the 2023 US National Electrical Code and UL standards have significantly changed the rules for emergency lighting in the US. We explore those changes in this blog.
Humans move faster than plants, but we still respond to daylight. We also respond to paychecks, which is why many of us find ourselves indoors for large parts of the day, cut off from the cues daylight naturally tells our body about when to be active and when to rest. We find ourselves sluggish in...
We each have a past. Some more shady than others. And when it comes to the LEDs we use in ETC fixtures you might be surprised to learn where each comes from. Surprisingly, not a single one was created with theatrical lighting in mind.
ETC light fixtures have long lived in entertainment venues and retail spaces. Those two worlds collided as Jordan’s Furniture began building the world’s largest indoor ropes course as a part of its New Haven store.
If you’ve been to ETC’s Middleton headquarters, you have already seen our entertainment lighting in action in what we fondly call Town Square. Wander deeper into the building, and you’ll find an equally impressive display of our architectural lighting in the factory.
Italian fashion designer Donatella Versace once said, “The suit does not represent the businessman anymore. Nor does the loud shirt represent the rock star. The same man can now wear both.”
I owe you an apology if you saw the title of this post and clicked on it assuming I was going to reveal a well-guarded secret and give you the instructions on how to make your own Source Four LED. I hate to crush your dreams, but I’m not going to reveal any trade secrets here. However, if you’ve...
It was July 1988. I had completed a design gig at a Shakespeare festival and returned to New Orleans to look for a month’s worth of work before starting year two of grad school at Tulane University.