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University & Educational Institutions Custom Lighting Portfolio

We're proud of the work we do. Browse a selection of some of our finest projects.

From The Ivy League To Laboratories, Libraries, And Auditoriums

We specialize in all aspects of the custom lighting for universities and various educational institutions nationwide. Our capabilities include research for historic accuracy, drawings, mock-ups, metal fabrication, polishing, painting, hot and cold patina application, welding, abrasive blasting, refinishing metal components, glass fabrication, replacing all electrical components, energy efficient retrofitting, rewiring, testing, and labeling in accordance with UL standards. Our on-site services include cleaning, removing, packing, transporting, and installing historic and custom lighting fixtures.

Grand Light is staffed with professionals who can manage your project from start to finish. Give us a call today. We want to speak with you!!  Please call 1-800-922-1469 or use our Contact Form to discuss your custom lighting needs.

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Fairfield University – DiMenna-Nyselius Library

Grand Light designed an LED retrofit solution for Fairfield University's DiMenna-Nyselius Library utilizing custom 3000k LED Kits which reduced the total energy consumption of the entire configuration by half while maintaining a maximum output of 2,000lm and a 50,000 hours lifespan.
 

Yale University – Yale Divinity School

Grand Light was selected to design and manufacture several custom lighting fixtures for Yale Divinity School including the replication of existing historic iron and brass chandeliers, various custom multi-tiered crystal chandeliers, a massive brass and crystal chandelier, and numerous custom handcrafted pendant lights.
 

Harvard University – Lowell House

Grand Light fabricated numerous custom exterior lanterns which received an extended life exterior satin black finish incorporating multiple applications of primer, top color coats, and protective layers of UV resistant lacquer. Grand Light also replicated a historic E.F. Caldwell decorative ceiling fixture finished in a custom Verdi patina.
 

Harvard University – Dunster House

Grand Light designed and fabricated thirty cast iron custom lanterns replicating the style of existing exterior lanterns. Each custom lantern received a statuary base coat before an application of black finish and multiple coats of UV resistant protective lacquer top coat.
 

Yale University – Silliman College

Grand Light was selected to design and fabricate lanterns that compliment the surroundings, illuminate the entry gates, and remain true to the ambiance created by the existing architecture of Yale University's Silliman College.
 

Columbia University – Morningside Campus

Grand Light was contracted by Columbia University to reproduce cast bronze finial components for 15 of the existing lamp posts, as well as supply new 18″ globes on existing lamp posts throughout the Morningside campus.
 

Yale University – Sterling Chemistry Building

Grand Light replicated a wrought iron and cast bronze fixture and created custom cut glass globes to replace existing plastic globes through out the building. Grand Light replicated thirteen fixtures in total which matched the original fixtures that we said to have been manufactured by Samuel Yellen.
 

Yale University – Center for British Art

Grand Light replicated one of the existing historic pendant light fixtures which is original to the architecture of the building. The pendant is a spun, tapered aluminum, shade which was anodized further enhancing the characteristics to the hand spun part.

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