Tag Archives: residential lighting

Here’s what’s trending in residential lighting

According to our Director of Product Development David Peek, lighting is no longer the secondary player in the room. Lighting can serve as a focal point or functional work of art in almost any area of the home – and designers, homeowners and home improvement experts are taking notice. Better Homes and Gardens Editor Samantha Hart puts it simply – “Lighting […]

3 lighting styles that master the mid-century modern trend

Mid-century modern is a trend that is taking the residential design scene by storm. This is your classic “Mad Men” style. Furniture and fixtures that were prevalent in the 1950’s era are coming back around with a more simplified, modern appeal. Whether its a new contemporary restaurant or the latest issue of Elle Decor – the mid-century […]

The 5 most influential lighting trends

In today’s most on-trend interior settings, lighting has a key role to play. Whether its serving as a stunning focal point, driving energy savings or setting the mood for a mid-century style comeback – lighting greatly influences the overall design goals of your home. These 5 lighting trends are having the greatest impact on today’s […]

Popular fixture spotlight: Part II

In the second part of our Popular Fixture Spotlight series, we’re focusing on one of the top types of fixtures on our website – foyer lighting! Foyer lighting helps welcome family and guests into the heart of your home. When sizing fixtures, keep in mind: In a narrower hallway, try a regular installation of recessed […]

Popular fixture spotlight: Part I

This season, we’ve found visitors to our site are gravitating towards fixtures with contemporary/modern and traditional/casual profiles. Do these palettes suit your design preferences? Read on to learn more about these fixture styles. Contemporary/Modern Our contemporary, modern fixtures define cosmopolitan spaces with chic and sleek accents to offer the ultimate metro vibe. Whether your style […]

New changes to California's Title 24 standards

Our friends at the American Lighting Association recently shared an important update to California’s Title 24 standards. In short, on January 1, 2014 the new code will require all permanently-wired LED lighting fixtures installed in California residences during new construction or major remodeling must have a Color Rendering Index (CRI) of 90 or more to be classified as […]

New changes to California’s Title 24 standards

Our friends at the American Lighting Association recently shared an important update to California’s Title 24 standards. In short, on January 1, 2014 the new code will require all permanently-wired LED lighting fixtures installed in California residences during new construction or major remodeling must have a Color Rendering Index (CRI) of 90 or more to be classified as […]

Monday Giveaway: Decorative Pendants

It’s that time again! We’re brightening your Monday with a special giveaway. Here’s your chance to win three decorative pendants from Progress Lighting – a great solution for illuminating kitchen workspaces. We’ll select one person who comments on the fixture on our Facebook page to win a set of three! See Official Rules below for more information. Progress […]

Progress Lighting recognized for innovation

Each year, Home Builder Executive magazine recognizes building product manufacturers for innovation and their contribution to the industry. We proud to announce Progress Lighting has received the Bronze Award for Decorative Lighting Fixtures in this year’s competition. According to the award announcement, “Progress Lighting offers a diverse selection of fixtures that represents aesthetics, performance, innovation […]

Lighting Fixtures 101: Wall Sconces

Lighting fixtures for the home are now available in any size and for any decor preference and placement in a room. Confused about the terminology for various types of fixtures? We’ve borrowed information from Better Homes and Gardens’ Lighting magazine to help “shed light” on your options! The beauty of wall lighting is that, along with […]