Should Signs be Regulated as Lighting Devices?

The answer is a very clear “no.” An article by FASI President/Executive Director Bill Dundas published in the January 2016 issue of Signs of the Times magazine explains that electric signs are not lighting devices, per se. Their purpose is not to provide light, but to deliver messages. Thus, they should not be regulated as […]

Continue reading

What Types of Lighting are Used for Internally Illuminated Signs?

During the past 20 years, the three primary lighting sources for signs have been fluorescent, neon and LEDs, but the relative ratio of each type has drastically changed. The industry trade journal, Signs of the Times, has tracked these changes over time via industry surveys. The most recent such survey was published in ST‘s March 2015 […]

Continue reading