Category Archives: Homebuilders

Spruce up your outdoor spaces for spring

Spring has sprung! With warmer temperatures and blooming flowers, it’s the perfect time to be outdoors. Whether hosting an alfresco dinner party or simply playing in the backyard with family, extend the longevity of your gatherings past daylight hours with well-designed lighting. Illuminate the season and define your outdoor spaces with these handy lighting tips: […]

Showstoppers: Top 4 highlights of Builders’ Show 2016

Last week, Progress Lighting exhibited at the International Builders’ Show (IBS), the world’s largest annual construction show in the world. You can expect everything to be bigger, better and brighter in Vegas – and this year was certainly no exception. We enjoyed the opportunity to connect with new and existing partners while sharing how to create seamless lighting, electrical […]

Progress Lighting named “Best Supplier” of The New American Home 2016

In unveiling the full design of The New American Home 2016 (TNAH) to an engaged audience of homebuilders, developers, designers and remodelers at the International Builders’ Show (IBS), Progress Lighting was named the “Best Supplier” of the home by Element Design Build. Or, put more simply by Builder Josh Anderson, Progress Lighting was a recipient […]

Aging in Place and Universal Design: Selecting a Home to Meet Your Long-Term Needs

Whether you’re moving into your first home, or the place you intend to retire, considering Aging in Place and Universal Design elements when moving helps ensure you’ll get the most out of your investment for years to come. So what exactly does aging in place or universal design entail? Aging in Place design principles strive […]

A Lesson in Recessed Lighting

Ideal for use in a variety of home settings, recessed fixtures are high on the list when it comes to versatility in both style and application. Follow these four easy steps to determine which recessed fixtures align best with your design needs and goals. STEP 1: Determine your lighting application General Lighting – These are […]

NAHB 50+ award-winning home tour

We are proud to partner with the top industry leaders in the homebuilding and design community, and want to congratulate designer Doris Pearlman who recently accepted an NAHB 50+ housing award for her work in a Toll Brothers community. If you’ve been following our blog, you know that we have had the pleasure to share […]

Why LED lighting is best for 55+ housing

Why LED is best for 55+

Energy efficiency is important to the older buyer because of the impact on the environment and especially the impact on their wallets. In fact, 90 percent said they would purchase energy-efficient products if it would lower their energy bill. Long-term financial security is a primary driver for this demographic, so they are willing to invest […]

Designer Series with Possibilities for Design – part 1 of 3

Ever since we caught a glimpse of how Possibilities for Design incorporated Progress Lighting into their residential applications, we knew we wanted to interview them as part of our Designer Series – to tap into and learn from their expertise. For more than three decades, Possibilities for Design has specialized in creative interior design and […]

Home trend report: Color! | Q+A with Kolter Homes Interior Designer Alissa Bennett

Keeping up with the latest home trends can help you make selections that will enhance the perceived value of your home. Today on the blog, our special guest and Kolter Homes Interior Designer Alissa Bennett shares her insight on the top home color trends (and how she keeps up with design trends herself!). WHAT ARE THE […]

Home trend report: Color! | Q+A with Kolter Homes Interior Designer Alissa Bennett

Keeping up with the latest home trends can help you make selections that will enhance the perceived value of your home. Today on the blog, our special guest and Kolter Homes Interior Designer Alissa Bennett shares her insight on the top home color trends (and how she keeps up with design trends herself!). WHAT ARE THE […]