University & Educational Institutions Lighting Restoration Portfolio
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From The Ivy League To Laboratories, Libraries, And Auditoriums
We specialize in all aspects of the historical lighting restoration in 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 historic lighting restoration needs.
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Grand Light was selected to restore the original wood chandeliers and wall sconces from the second floor of the library. Many of the original ornate resin filigree details were broken/missing which required the fabrication of new, replicated components.
Grand Light restored a massive aging chandelier which included the correcting of major mechanical defects causing 1" of sag on the bronze upper ring. Custom structural steel braces were designed and fabricated to eliminate all current and future sag in this fixture.
Grand Light was selected to restore seven original exterior lanterns upgrade the existing lamps with modern fluorescent lighting technology. The original finish was removed to prepare the surface for a satin black refinish in addition to replacement frosted seedy glass panels.
Grand Light restored the exterior and interior downlights and uplight luminaires for the MIT Chapel. The restoration of these historic fixtures included cleaning and repairing any minor flaws, removal of existing paint, and the application of a new refinish and a UV resistant protective top coat.