The Importance of Uniformity in Lighting

The Importance of Uniformity in Lighting - Premise LED

  Uniform lighting is important. When you perceive your environment and experience sudden breaks due to lighting level drops, then the lighting is not uniform—and non-uniform light makes it difficult for your end-users to navigate and perform tasks, no matter how powerful or energy efficient the fixtures are. Somewhat defeats the purpose of having lighting, doesn’t it?  […]

Connected Lighting Systems – Now, Soon or Much Later?

Is it too soon for Connected Lighting?

  It seems like all the big lighting brands out there have moved their focus to Connected Lighting and IoT—it’s all they’ve wanted to talk about in the last few years. But is this because the future of lighting is in Connected Lighting or is it due to competition in the marketplace becoming fiercer and the high margins they once enjoyed can no longer be sustained, […]

NEMA Type vs. IP Rating: How Are They Different?

NEMA vs IP How Are They Different - Blog

  We all know that moisture and foreign particles can affect the performance and longevity of light fixtures. And it’s becoming more common to see requirements stating the need for “IP65″ code or “NEMA 4x” whenever jobs are being specced. We often see these two standards used interchangeably—but are they really the same? In the […]

Is There a Perfect Color Temperature for Lighting Fixtures?

Is There A Perfect CCT For Light Fixtures

  What is the best color temperature for a light fixture? This is a common question that is raised whenever we showcase our products. We understand that business owners are always looking for ways to enhance their environment; whether it is for a restaurant looking to create the perfect ambience, a showroom wanting to make […]

Jebco Agencies Inc. Appointed as Representative for Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Northern Ontario

Jebco New Premise Agent

–Jebco Agencies Inc. Appointed as Representative for Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Northern Ontario –   Toronto (November 1, 2018) At Premise, we are proud to announce the appointment of Jebco Agencies Inc. as our representative for the Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Northern Ontario territories effective November 1st, 2018. We’ve built our business by supporting the distribution market across Canada with Tier […]

NSF Certification & Lighting Fixtures: All You Need to Know

NSF Certified Lighting - All You Need To Know

  You’ve heard it from your customers before: “Our food processing facility needs NSF certified, food grade light fixtures”. But why does lighting need to be NSF certified anyway? Since food processing facilities endure high-pressure washdowns using corrosive cleaning solutions and are exposed to steam, grease, oil and fluctuating temperatures, the lighting installed in these […]

Three Ways to Replace Fluorescent Tubes with LEDs

Three Ways to Replace T8 Fluorescent Tubes

Since its introduction in 1981, the T8 fluorescent lamp has been the standard linear and u-shape lamp for new construction, predominantly used in indoor commercial spaces. But as LED technology continues to overtake the industry, many contractors and retrofitters are now asking this question: what options are there when I replace T8s with LEDs? The […]

Premise LED Inc. Ranks No. 114 on the 2018 Growth 500

Premise LED Growth 500 2018

–Canadian Business unveils 30th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies –   Toronto (September 13, 2018) Canadian Business and Growth 500 today ranked us No. 114 on the 30th annual Growth 500 (rebranded this year from PROFIT 500), the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Maclean’s magazine and at, the […]