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by working with them and the designers to
fit their budgets," he says.
Today, Lyngarkos co-manages Illuminations with Bordlemay's son, Principal
Joe Bordlemay. "We've grown into what I
would consider the strongest agent in Philadelphia," Lyngarkos says.
Illuminations has divided its business
into several segments: controls, architectural lighting, residential lighting, stock
and flow, and energy management. "The
architectural business in Philadelphia is
really strong," he says, noting that the controls market also is thriving.
The company has developed a portfolio
that includes many Philadelphia projects,
including the South Street Bridge, the
Brandywine Realty Trust tower and the
Comcast Center, the tallest building in the
city. "We also did the exterior of the Lin-
Illuminations has divided its business by controls, architectural lighting,
residential lighting, stock and flow, and energy management.
coln Financial Field and the Wells Fargo
Center," Lyngarkos says.
The increased adoption of LED lights has
impacted Illuminations' business, Lyn-
garkos says. "That's a big change from
tubes, and LEDs have their own challenges," he says.
For example, they can impact the pricing of construction projects. "A lot of
these general contractors and owners are
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