A key feature of the new facility is “The Edge” – a 4,000-square-foot educational center which FC Lighting describes as “the world’s largest forum for LED technology.” The interactive center, which features moving walls and panels to accommodate various multi-media presentations and mock-ups of lighting configurations, offers an unparalleled resource for lighting designers, engineers and building professionals.
Visitors can learn about solid-state lighting operation and application, as well as experiment with components and measuring devices to develop unique lighting plans for their projects and compare heat build-up profiles for different fixtures. The Edge center will also serve as a training base for FC’s professional lighting application agents.
The company’s move from Addison, IL is now complete and, although some settling-in and IT installations are still being wrapped up, the new headquarters and operations center is up and running. The new complex features cutting-edge design, an efficient and productive environment, and a decidedly “green” orientation – from the décor to the environmentally-friendly operations.