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July 2019
Downtown art deco building revitalized through illumination

Located at one of the busiest retail intersections in Montreal’s downtown core, 1411 Crescent is a beautiful art deco structure built in 1934. BTB Real Estate Investment Trust sought to enhance the building’s facade to make it more impactful on this vital city block. Concept Illumination recommended the installation of architectural linear LED grace fixtures. The new lighting successfully highlights the unique architectural elements at the top of each column. It also catches and enhances the carved features at the base of each building, and the banners that are affixed at the first floor office level.

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March 2019
High performance Peloton high bay combines unprecedented performance and value

Owners and operators of gymnasiums, warehouses and light industrial working environments will appreciate this linear high bay luminaire, whose precision optics will enhance the aesthetics of their space. Wide and narrow distribution options are available for open area and aisle applications, and visual comfort can also be enhanced with a broad selection of lens choices.

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March 2019
Join us at MCEE

Concept Illumination will be exhibiting at this year’s MCEE. This show is held in Montreal every 2 years and is for anyone whose work involves building mechanics, electricity or lighting; it’s the largest meeting place for industry members in Eastern Canada. Our team will be on hand to talk lighting, including new technology, retrofit projects and rebates.

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February 2019
New Intercept flood light for sports lighting and high-mast applications

The Intercept solves the most prevalent lighting issues for sports venues today: short lamp life and glare. It’s the ideal LED solution for sports stadiums and entertainment arenas, as well as large commercial and industrial environments such as ports, rail centers and airports.

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February 2019
Changes to Hydro Quebec’s rebate program

Did you know that the terms and conditions for rebates under Hydro Quebec’s Building Program were revised in late November 2018? If you have questions about the changes, we’re here to help.

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February 2019
Underground parking garage lighting retrofit transforms space

The team at FCR Management Services LP sought a lighting solution to improve visibility and safety at their Le Sanctuaire underground parking garage. The retrofit consisted of 105 architectural LED fixtures. The transformation has been extraordinary and the 70W LED fixtures – which replaced 175W 4-tube T12 fluorescent lights – will reduce energy consumption by 60%.

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November 2018
Join us at the Contech Building Expo

Concept Illumination will be exhibiting at this year’s Montreal Contech Building Expo. Intended for building professionals, the show is focused on design, construction and building management. Our team will be on hand to talk everything lighting, including technology, retrofit projects and rebates.

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November 2018
New customizable downlights for interior and exterior use

These new downlights have been designed and engineered for retrofit or new construction installation. They are ideal for educational, retail, health and office spaces. With multiple choices in fixture size, CRI, CCT, optics and trim finishes, you can essentially “build” your own downlight to meet specific lighting needs.

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August 2018
Shopping centre parking lot shines brighter using less energy after lighting upgrade

The Promenades du Parc is an open strip shopping centre serving the growing community of St-Hubert, Quebec operated by First Capital Realty.  A lighting upgrade of the parking lot replaced 400W metal halides with 200W LED area lights. Concept Illumination estimates the savings will be approximately 57,000 kWh annually – a 55% reduction for the complex.

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August 2018
New high output, high efficiency 500W LED floodlights

Used for illuminating sports facilities, building facades, truck and industrial yards, ports and airports, and large exterior areas with high pole mountings, LED floodlights are a good option for improving aesthetics and visibility. The 500W FXLED series is the product of choice to replace metal halides – a 500W FXLED fixture can replace a 1500W metal halide with no loss in light output, resulting in maintenance and energy savings. DLC premium listed for additional rebates in Quebec.

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