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Light It Up!

Light It Up!

By Tom Garber
Tom Garber, Electrical Engineer of 30 years and CEO of EmeryAllen, discusses his experience in the lighting industry along with the current and future LED market.
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Episode 17: Ryan Lee - Lighting For Profits (Podcast) // Landscape Lighting Secrets
Today's episode is a touch different as Tom is being interviewed on the Lighting For Profits Podcast by Ryan Lee. Along with being the host of the Lighting For Profits Podcast, Ryan is also the President of Landscape Lighting Secrets, an organization focused on helping landscape lighting businesses flourish with modern business tactics. • Ryan Lee • Lighting For Profits (podcast) • Landscape Lighting Secrets
54:45
August 23, 2021
Episode 16: Daniel Hall - Executive Director of Garden Light LED // Developer of Landscape Lighting Calculator
Tom had the pleasure of sitting down with Daniel Hall. Daniel is the Executive Director of Garden Light LED located in Tampa, FL. Daniel is also the developer of the Landscape Lighting Calculator app. • Daniel Hall • Garden Light LED • Landscape Lighting Calculator (app)
38:02
August 09, 2021
Episode 15: James Summers - Vice President GL Optic // JUST Normlicht Pt.2
Tom rejoins James Summers to discuss photometrics and the future of luminaire measurement in part 2 of a potentially 4-part series. As there is a visual element to this episode, a youtube link to the video of this podcast is listed below.   • Video • James Summers • GL Optic • JUST Normlicht
59:41
July 26, 2021
Episode 14: James Summers - Vice President GL Optic // JUST Normlicht Pt.1
Tom had the pleasure of interviewing James Summers. James is the Vice President of GL Optic and JUST Normlicht. GL Optic and JUST Normlicht manufacture and globally distribute photometric measurement devices. This episode will be part of a 3 to 4 part series on photometric and luminaire measurement.   • James Summers • GL Optic • JUST Normlicht
01:09:19
June 07, 2021
Episode 13: Jeremy Sviben - LightingShrink // Botanical Lighting
On today’s episode, Tom had the pleasure of sitting down with Jeremy Sviben of LightingShrink, located in Medford, New Jersey. Jeremy is also the founder and CEO of Botanical Lighting. • Jeremy Sviben • Lighting Shrink • Botanical Lighting
01:08:43
May 24, 2021
Episode 12: Michael Sestak - AOLP COLD Program // Sestak Lighting Design
On today’s episode, Tom had the pleasure of sitting down with Micael Sestak of Sestak Lighting Design. Michael is a 13-year member of the AOLP and currently sits as a co-chair of AOLP's "Certified Outdoor Lighting Designer" program - otherwise known as the "COLD Program". •Sestak Lighting Design • AOLP COLD Progam
46:34
May 10, 2021
Episode 11: Sean Curran - AOLP CLVLT Certification // Owner BTI-Lighting
Tom sits down with Sean Curran, former President of AOLP and current chairperson over AOLP's CLVLT Certification. Sean is also the owner of Beautification Through Illumination (BTI-Lighting), located in Boston, Massachusetts. • BTI - Lighting • CLVLT Certification 
45:50
April 26, 2021
Episode 10: Andy Thomas - President of AOLP // Owner of Viewpoint Lighting
Tom sits down with Andy Thomas, the President of the Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals (AOLP). Andy is also the owner of Viewpoint Lighting located in Sacramento, California. • Andy Thomas • Viewpoint Lighting • Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals (AOLP)
52:54
April 12, 2021
Episode 9: Brad Buntz - Owner of Group1
Tom sits down with Brad Buntz. Brad is a seasoned lighting professional having been the industry for 26 years. For the past 18 years, Brad has been running the successful Group1 Sales Representative Agency which covers the. North Central, US. • Brad Buntz • Group1
54:31
June 24, 2020
Episode 8: Brian Groat - Owner of ClaroLux Landscape Lighting
Tom sits down with Brian Groat, the owner, and CEO of Clarolux Landscape Lighting located in Greensboro, North Carolina. ClaroLux is one of the few lighting manufacturers still located in the United States boasting their handsome line of brass and copper outdoor lighting products. • Brian Groat • ClaroLux Landscape Lighting
59:34
June 10, 2020
Episode 7: John Moody - Director of Technical Products at Hinkley Lighting
Tom sits down with John Moody, the Director of Technical Products at Hinkley Lighting. Today's podcast will encompass one of John's product specialties which is everything ceiling fans and how that ties back to LED Lighting. • John Moody • Hinkley Lighting
38:52
May 13, 2020
Episode 6: Mike Kachala - Director of Engineering at Hinkley Lighting
Tom sits down with Mike Kachala, the Director of Engineering at Hinkley Lighting. Mike is considered one of the utmost experts in the LED industry. Mike also serves on Underwriters Laboratories' (UL) engineering subcommittee along with various other technical organizations. • Mike Kachala  • Hinkley Lighting
59:25
April 29, 2020
Episode 5: Paul Gosselin & Landscape Lighting
Tom sits down with Paul Gosselin to talk everything landscape lighting. Paul is the owner of NightScenes Landscape Lighting Professionals based out of Austin, Texas. Paul is also an accomplished author in the landscape lighting community having published the book, "The Landscape Lighting Guide - A Contractors Resource" (links below).  •  Paul Gosselin •  NightScenes Landscape Lighting Professionals • "The Landscape Lighting Guide - A Contractors Resource" •  The Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals (AOLP)
59:29
April 15, 2020
Episode 4: Incandescent to LED, Making The Switch
Matt and Tom talk about how to switch your current lighting systems from incandescent to LED along with current misconceptions regarding LED lighting applications.  
42:44
March 18, 2020
Episode 3: Terry McGowan & The American Lighting Association
Tom sits down with Terry McGowan - Director of Engineering at the American Lighting Association. Terry speaks on all things lighting through the past 50 years and the important role the American Lighting Association plays for all lighting manufacturers and consumers of lighting products.  • Terry McGowan • The American Lighting Association
01:00:12
March 04, 2020
Episode 2: Everything 12V with LTF Technologies
Tom sits down with William Nettelhorst & Shoubert Makanoeich of LTF and discusses everything 12V, no-load transformers, and their take on inrush current. • LTF Technology
33:24
March 04, 2020
Episode 1: "Light It Up!" Podcast Introduction
Matt and Tom officially commission the "Light It Up!" Podcast. Your educational source of all things lighting!
13:00
March 04, 2020