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Reducing Costs: How Monterey Empowers Developers

The Problem Developers Face For many lighting projects, the process used to acquire lighting is flawed. Almost all the time, compromises to the integrity of the architect’s design, the budget, or the project timeline, are unavoidable. Developers must face the fact that the traditional lighting acquisition model is outdated and ineffective. The core problem is […]

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On Time, On Budget: How Monterey Empowers Construction Managers

The Problem Construction Managers Face When Construction Managers launch a commercial construction project, the current process they use to acquire lighting often results in unnecessary compromises. Whether it’s compromised to the integrity of the architect’s design, the budget, or the project timeline, plans get altered because of an outdated and ineffective lighting acquisition model.  The […]

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Bavel Lights Interior

Eliminating Rework: How Monterey Lighting Empowers Architects & Designers

For years, Monterey Lighting has seen similar challenges from architects. No matter how many times they design lighting with the perfect aesthetic at what they perceive to be an accurate budget, once all the bids come back from the contractor, it is budget overrun after overrun. This discrepancy consistently leads to a lot of rework. […]

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Exterior sign of Robertson Plaza

5 Benefits of Setting Building Standards for Lighting

Cost overruns and project delays are two of the most common challenges projects face, especially when it comes to the lighting phase. Unfortunately, many project stakeholders underestimate the importance of setting a building-wide standard, dismissing it entirely without understanding the significant benefits of it. When owners don’t set a building-wide standard, they run the risk […]

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Monterey Michaels Building Standards

The Smarter Way to Source Lighting in 2020

When it comes to commercial real estate projects, quality lighting can make all the difference in elevating your client’s experience. In addition to enhancing the aesthetic appeal, a well-designed lighting system can improve your building’s net operating income by increasing lease rates while simultaneously lowering energy costs. The right lighting can provide your building with […]

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Lighting Control Systems - Building-wide Standard

Lighting Control Systems: The Importance of Setting a Building-wide Standard

For many building owners and managers, the decision on the lighting control systems used in tenant improvement projects has been left to the tenants. However, in the past few years, Title 24 regulations requiring continuous dimming, daylighting, plug load control and demand response have increased the cost and complexity of lighting control systems in commercial […]

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