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Our Southington Lighting Showroom Is Moving!

New Southington Showroom

Grand Opening: Friday, December 1st, 2017 at 8AM

Family-owned and operated Connecticut Lighting Centers is becoming bigger and better! Our Southington location on Queen Street will be moving up the road to 50 Graham Place. The new showroom will be double the size of the current location with even more inventory, from light fixtures, table and floor lamps to ceiling fans, decorative hardware and home automation products. What should our customers know about the transition?

A Modern Showroom Upgrade

At double the size of our current Southington location, the new store will be 12,000 square feet of showroom. The larger space was designed with our valued customers in mind to make their shopping experience with us that much more convenient. In the past, some may have traveled to our Hartford location to see a more expansive inventory, but the two showrooms will now be almost identical in size and product.

Our new location will make Connecticut Lighting Centers the best family of lighting showrooms in New England. Now, we will have the latest and greatest ways to show beautiful, energy-savings products to consumers living in Central Connecticut. The open concept floor space at Graham Place presents a more welcoming view of over 180 ceiling fans, 100 mirrors and thousands of light fixtures on display.

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Lighting for “Home of Distinction” in Southington

Home of Distinction at the North Ridge Estates is a future show home in Southington, CT – one of our showroom locations. Constructed by Lovley Development, this community will feature 94 properties that showcase the latest materials and designs, including lighting – which Connecticut Lighting Centers is honored to provide. Sarah Cody from Fox 61 recently stopped by our showroom to explore LEDs, decorative hardware and outdoor lighting with President David Director.

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2017 Connecticut Home & Remodeling Show

Connecticut Lighting Centers and Restoration Lighting Gallery will have two booths at the 70th Connecticut Home and Remodeling Show, hosted by the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Central Connecticut!

The Largest Home and Remodeling Show in Connecticut

Join us Friday, March 3 through Sunday, March 5 at the Connecticut Convention Center! Exhibits will include home improvement, building, and remodeling displays from local and national vendors.
CT Home Show

One of our booths (#619) will consist of Lighting, Fans, Decorative Hardware and Home Accents from Connecticut Lighting Centers and Antique, Vintage one-of-a kind Lighting and Home Accents from Restoration Lighting Gallery.

Our second booth (#727) will feature Schlage, Skybell, Lutron and Nest products with Electronic Door Hardware, both Motorized & Manual Window Shades, Lighting Controls, Cameras, Smoke/C.O. Detectors and Thermostats.

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Connecticut Lighting Centers Wins Two Awards at National Convention

Lifetime Achievement Award - Lighting One

David Director, President of Connecticut Lighting Centers, accepts the Lighting One’s Lifetime Achievement award on behalf of his father Arthur Director. LeAnn Day (right), Senior Membership Consultant at Lighting One, presented
the award.

Connecticut Lighting Centers won two national awards at the yearly Lighting One International Lighting Market convention in Dallas, Texas. The Lifetime Achievement award was given to Arthur Director, Founder of Connecticut Lighting Centers. The Member of the Year award was given to David Director, President of Connecticut Lighting Centers.

David Director was awarded for his membership participation and engagement to Lighting One in 2015. Since David joined Lighting One, he has become a critical part of Lighting One’s continued growth and success. David participates in many Lighting One programs, conference calls, webinars, and is an important part of the advisory council, which is an integral part of Lighting One’s strategic direction.

Arthur Director was awarded for his many years of dedication to the lighting industry. Arthur helped blazed the path for today’s showrooms having served for over 20 years and as President of the American Lighting Association. His legacy speaks for itself, his accomplishments, and dedication to the lighting industry more than exemplify the Lighting One Lifetime winners. David Director, son of Arthur, accepted the award on his behalf.

For more information about Connecticut Lighting Centers’, contact Dave Director at 860-249-7631 or at

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Connecticut Lighting Centers hires Daniel Perry to head up new motorized window treatment and lighting controls division

Daniel C. Perry, Manager Shading/Lighting Systems & Controls

Daniel C. Perry, Manager Shading/Lighting Systems & Controls.

Connecticut Lighting Centers announces the hiring of Daniel Perry to head up their new motorized window treatment and lighting controls division. Mr. Perry brings over forty years of experience and certification with many of the top companies in the field including Lutron, Hunter Douglas, Macho Shade Systems, Draper and Somfy. He is also certified in low voltage lighting controls for residential and commercial applications.

“As this division has seen incredible growth we needed a  manager with his experience to focus on this channel,” says David Director, President. “Dan Perry is an expert who understands the technical issues and can help our team deliver the best solutions for our residential and commercial customers.”

Mr. Perry recently worked in Manhattan providing window treatments and lighting controls for clients in New York City. Previously he had been a window treatment consultant and installer for several major retailers in New England before he joined Lutron in the motorized shades sales division, where his primary duties were troubleshooting shade installations and lighting control systems.

“With the emergence of LED Lighting and wireless technologies, we are getting more and more projects that require this level of expertise,” reports Director. “We are excited to have Dan on board at Connecticut Lighting Centers and Restoration Lighting Gallery.”

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