Get A Grip On Lighting

all our most recent lighting podcasts
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  • 08/14/17
    Lighting Episode 7 (Full Version)
    Christina Halfpenny (DLC)
    40:34
    The Get A Grip On Lighting Podcast is joined by special guest Christina Halfpenny, Executive Director of the Designlights Consortium (DLC). Tina has been leading the team at the DLC since 2015. We discuss the evolution and power of the DLC, LED lighting, lighting controls, DLC 5.0, the influence of lighting distributors, and much more!
     
  • 07/11/17
    Lighting Episode 6 (Full Version)
    Randy Reid (Edison Report)
    62:38
    The Get A Grip On Lighting Podcast is joined by Randy Reid, Editor of the Edison Report. We discuss Randy's extensive experience as former president of the IES, VP of Resilient Lighting, board member of Lightfair, and of course the mystery man behind the Edison Report. We go into some great topics including why attend Lightfair, the current state of the IES, role of the DLC and UL, the importance of lighting distributors, lighting controls and IOT, subscription-based lighting and more. A fun-filled hour of amazing lighting discussion that will leave you craving for more!
     
  • 05/18/17
    Lighting Episode 5 (Full Version)
    Robin Watt (NAILD) & Brady Nemeth (DLC)
    37:25
    Recorded at Lightfair in the NAILD booth, the Get A Grip On Lighting Podcast is joined by Robin Watt, President of NAILD and Brady Nemeth of the DesignLights Consortium. We speak about DLC 4.0, the Future of Lighting, Color Temperature, New Tech at Lightfair, Horticulture Lighting, and much more. Listen to our first podcast recorded straight from the Lightfair floor and our first one with two special guests!
     
  • 05/05/17
    Lighting Episode 4 (Full Version)
    Spencer Miles (Pacific Lamp)
    41:26
    Spencer Miles, VP of Pacific Lamp & Supply & NAILD Board Member joins the Get A Grip on Lighting Podcast. Pacific Lamp has been in business for over 100 years and Spencer has seen his fair share of lighting moments. We discuss some interesting lighting topics like MRO versus project work, illumigeddon (end of the LED revolution), subscription-based lighting concept, American manufactured lamps, and more. We even get a surprise visit by a mystery guest.
     
  • Lighting Episode 4 (Highlight Reel)
    Spencer Miles (Pacific Lamp)
    17:55
     
    This is the shortened version of the full podcast with selected portions of Lighting Episode 4.
     
  • 04/25/17
    Lighting Episode 3 (Full Version)
    34:18
    Greg Ehrich, co-host of the Get A Grip on Lighting & VP of Premier Lighting tells his lighting story on the Get A Grip on Lighting Podcast. He goes through his experience as a lighting distributor including the lighting industry, NAILD, Rebate Programs, Evolution of LEDs, and more. There's even a sneak peak on the next episode's guest.
     
  • 04/01/17
    Lighting Episode 2 (Full Version)
    Brady Nemeth (DesignLights Consortium)
    42:25
    Brady Nemeth of the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) joins the Get A Grip on Lighting Podcast. Brady is a Program Specialist with the DLC and we discuss many topics pertaining to lighting and the DLC, like the incentive program, NAILD, DLC 4.0 initiatives, control systems, Chinese lighting manufacturers, and funding sources of the DLC.
     
  • Lighting Episode 2 (Highlight Reel)
    Brady Nemeth (DesignLights Consortium)
    19:09
     
    This is the shortened version of the full podcast with selected portions of Lighting Episode 2.
     
  • 02/10/17
    Lighting Episode 1 (Full Version)
    Jason Bader (The Distribution Team)
    27:49
    Jason Bader of The Distribution Team joins the Get A Grip on Lighting Podcast. Jason is the President of The Distribution Team and he's a subject matter expert. We discuss many topics pertaining to the lighting industry, like lighting associations, inventory management for lighting distributors.
     
  • Lighting Episode 1 (Highlight Reel)
    Jason Bader (The Distribution Team)
    12:35
     
    This is the shortened version of the full podcast with selected portions of Lighting Episode 1.
     
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    Get A Grip

    Gripping Discussions on Lighting, Business and Life.

    Recognizing that there is a need in the lighting industry for a forum for people to get together to discuss many interesting subjects and issues, Get A Grip was born. Get A Grip brings on industry experts to talk about real issues and focused on that subject matter. If there's something to be said on the subject, Get A Grip will go there .

    Get A Grip On Lighting Podcasts are hosted by Michael Colligan and Greg Ehrich, who have over 30 years of combined experience in the lighting industry. Michael Colligan is an entrepreneur and inventor. He's a subject matter expert in commercial and industrial lighting supply, lighting retrofits, finding recycling streams for hard to recycle waste. Greg Ehrich, LC is the former President of the National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD) and owner of a progressive lighting distributorship.

    Our podcasts feature deep conversations with many industry experts to highlight some of the more pressing questions of today.