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Bottled Lightening

In 1879, Thomas Edison patented the first commercially viable light-bulb with the goal of making the technology plentiful. As he said during his exposition in Menlo Park: “We will make electricity so cheap that only the rich will burn candles.” …

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December 2, 2013

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Luma is on Twitter!

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Success Story: Lighting Retrofit for NCAA Div III Court

Lighting retrofits. The term does not inspire excitement or evoke thoughts of radical and life changing architecture. However, the simple truth is that lighting retrofits can change your life for the better. Light is the guiding element in our visual …

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May 29, 2013

Technologies

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LEDs Not Always the Answer

Have you ever looked up at the linear fluorescent fixtures in a space and thought, “wouldn’t it be great to replace those T8 lamps with an LED source?” Well, here are five reasons why you might want to look a …

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Luma Design Director to Speak at Portland World Trade Center

Zachary Suchara, Luma’s Director of Design, will be speaking on June 5th at the Portland World Trade Center about implementing integrated lighting solutions in high performing buildings. Here’s a description of his discussion: Fact: Sustainable lighting design strategies are the …

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April 22, 2013

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Luma’s Seattle Office Opens in Bullitt Center

Luma and PAE are pleased to announce the opening of our Seattle office in the nation’s largest commercial Living Building – the Bullitt Center. Much like a Douglas fir forest, the Bullitt Center utilizes only nature’s abundance to provide fresh …

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April 15, 2013

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Remembering Our Foundation

As the inaugural blog post in our brand new website, we’d like to take a look back at the foundation that propels us forward. Luma would not be Luma without the solid ground upon which we were built. The following …

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