WAC Lighting History
WAC lighting was founded in 1984 by Tony and Tai Wang in Forest Hills, New York. In 1994, Tony and Tina opened at the Dallas Market Center and in 1998 the moved to their current location in Garden City, New York. In 1993, WAC Lighting began a thirteen-year run of 20% or better earnings growth. In 2006 they won ADEX Awards for Counter Balance Adjustables, Crystal Beauty Spots and Miniature Recessed Down-lighting.
In furtherance of their goal of becoming the most recognized and respected lighting company in the industry, WAC expanded into the commercial architectural lighting industry with W2 Architectural Lighting. W2 Architectural Lighting features high-performance track, recessed cove and pedant lighting used internationally for retail and museum lighting.
Leading the industry’s sustainability charge, WAC has contributed to social progress with responsible manufacturing practices and energy saving technology. UL authorized product testing for safety and quality assurance is consistent for all products. Water recycling, lead-free and zero-landfill capabilities in WAC’s, Clean ISO 9001-certified manufacturing campus. WAC focuses on employee satisfaction, community involvement with major global and local foundations and diversity in the workplace.
WAC’s most recent innovative product lines include InvisiLED™ tape light featuring energy-saving display and accent lighting solution uses the latest LED technology, Modernism™ A collection of mouth-blown opal glass energy saving luminaires and DUORAIL™ The smallest 2-circuit rail system available.
Also available are stunning art glass pendants and luminaires, Low/Line Voltage Track Systems, Line and Low Voltage Recessed Down lights, Line/Low-Voltage Single and Two-Circuit Monorail Systems, Crystal Beauty Spots; Wall Sconces, Monopoints, Multipoints, Counter Balance Adjustables, SMART Transformers and other specialty lighting.
Why does Lamps.com love WAC lighting?
First and foremost, we love our WAC Lighting sales rep, Sherle Goldman! Second, our showroom is one of the largest distributors of WAC in the United States so we figured we would become the industry leader in online sales as well. Finally, Lamps.com offices are illuminated by WAC track lighting.
WAC Lighting FAQ's
Start with determining whether the housing is for new construction (new work) or an existing application (old work). First, determine if it is new construction (new work) or existing construction (old work). If there is drywall installed then you need an old work housing. If there is no drywall then you need a new work housing. If there will be insulation near the housing then make sure the housing you choose is IC rated.
- How do I pick the right track lighting from WAC?
Lamps.com offers matching track and track head results when choosing track lighting. Track heads come in three types H, J, L. If you choose a J track head our system will automatically match the proper track to the head and vice versa.
- What is the difference between line and low voltage?
The simple answer is low voltage saves energy. The long answer is the line voltage is simply a light fixture that is connected into 120 volt line. Low voltage requires a that restricts energy use to 12 volts.