Lighting looks for less

April 1, 2015  |  Feature, Lighting, Power & HVAC

Economic lighting design delivers stylish simplicity without breaking the bank. By Holly O’Dell To accommodate ever-growing interest in creating a memorable event, many tent rental companies will add to or upgrade their accessories. Lighting often tops the list of this evolving stock, and for good…
Creative lighting

June 1, 2014  |  Lighting, Power & HVAC

Decorative lighting options set just the right ambiance for tented events. By Marisa Rizzo Lighting for tented events has entered an exhilarating and exciting time. With the advent of social networking, blogs and sites such as Pinterest, creative ideas are shared globally on a daily basis. Clients a…
Warming trends

October 1, 2013  |  Feature, Lighting, Power & HVAC

Provide a safe, comfortable environment for guests by matching the right heating solution to a tented event. By Holly O’Dell A proper heating system can extend the tent-event season into cooler months. By understanding the different types of heating methods, their pros and cons, and special co…
Finding the right EPA-compliant temporary power supplier

August 1, 2013  |  Lighting, Power & HVAC

By Greg Meador Q: What should an event planner look for in an EPA-compliant temporary power supplier? A: There is growing urgency to provide environmentally friendly power solutions designed to abide by applicable laws, regulations and industry standards. However, many event planners are not looking…
Creating an enlightening experience

June 1, 2013  |  Lighting, Power & HVAC, Tent Décor

Q & A with lighting designer Brian Toner. By Melissa Paul Lighting is the fairy dust at events, the invisible element that transforms a room from boring to beautiful. The most stunning centerpieces, table linens, menu cards and product displays are for naught if the space is poorly lit. Especial…
Greener power at outdoor festivals

June 1, 2013  |  Industry News, Lighting, Power & HVAC

Report on power use at outdoor festivals outlines opportunities for greater efficiency and sustainability. A U.K. group dedicated to “greener” outdoor music festivals has released a free PDF document, The Power Behind Festivals: A Guide to Sustainable Power at Outdoor Events, on its webs…
Chill out with the right cooling system

August 1, 2012  |  Feature, Lighting, Power & HVAC

The right cooling device, appropriately placed, allows guests to focus on the event—not their discomfort. By Holly O’Dell Many event-tent renters place a priority on the look of the tent and its interior decor, but the feel—i.e., temperature—of the event also plays an importa…
Tent power 101

August 1, 2011  |  Event Production, Feature, Lighting, Power & HVAC

Designing a power plan that meets the needs of the client—unobtrusively—can mean the difference between an event’s failure and success. By Bobby Braun People are “plugged in” today more than ever. As the demand for electronics increases, so does the need for power. The …