Issue #3 
February 2013

Discover Vantage Controls


There are several dimensions that define the Vantage experience. Minimalist, simple and elegant user interfaces; powerful and precise lighting control; seamless and uncomplicated integration and automation. From project design, to certified installers to post-installation support Vantage provides a complete range of assistance for every facet of your project.


Commercial Applications

LEED Showcase

Project Applications



To learn more about Vantage Controls, contact The MH Companies, or visit the Vantage Website.


Monthly Giveaway
Win a $500 Concert Experience!



The weather will be warming up soon and the 2013 concert season is right around the corner. This month, The MH Companies and Insight Lighting are offering one lucky winner a $500 Ticketmaster gift certificate to use toward the show (or shows) of your choice. Enjoy a night under the stars at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, or a more intimate show at the Paramount Theatre. The choice is yours. You pick the shows and we'll pay for the tickets! 


Enter Now! 


Past Winners:

January 2013 - Winner announced soon!

December 2012 - Greg Peer of Swanson Rink

November 2012 - Rob Brown of MC2 Electrical Contractors

August, September, October 2012 Bonus Prize (Club Level Tickets to the 12/2/12 Bronco Game) - Jeff Visnic of M.E. Group

October 2012 - Kevin Schilling of Engineering Design Associates

September 2012 - Brad Wangler of Meisner Electric, Inc.

August 2012 - David Roederer of Clanton & Associates

July 2012 - Mark Bankson of Bridgers & Paxton Consulting Engineers

June 2012 - Rick Pott of Colorado State University

May 2012 - Cherie Daly of Custom Electrical Contractors

April 2012 - Wendy Duignan of Kieding Office Architects

March 2012 - Amber Pearson of Ludvik Electric

February 2012 - Heath Dorris of Crescent Electric Supply Company

January 2012 - Scott Nevin of Davis Partnership

Forward Thinking Technology
Takes Us Back to the Age of Glare
LED Lighting. Where we've been and where we're headed. 


We all know that LED Lighting offers numerous benefits. But, along with those benefits come challenges...particularly glare reduction. Scott Jackson, Colorado Springs Branch Manager, shares his thoughts and observations on the benefits and challenges of LED lighting and how manufacturers are overcoming these obstacles.


Read the entire article here.

Yep. We've got a blog.

Several times per week, The MH Companies' dedicated team of contributors posts new content to our company blog. Sometimes it's industry-related insight. Other times, it's something fun to break up the monotony in your day. If you haven't checked it out, head on over and find out what's on our minds.


Recent Posts:

Zappos - Delivering Happiness at Work

What Really Caused the Super Bowl Power Outage?

The Judicial Experience

Glowing Furniture

Future Technologies 6: Context Awareness

Lighting Controls: The Benefits of Retrofit


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Employee Spotlight

Steve Barrett

Who is Steve Barrett? What makes him tick?

Joke of the Month 

Q.) Why do fluorescent lights hum?

A.) Because they can't remember the words.

Game Zone

Break Time

Everyone deserves a break from work for a little fun. Test your skills with this month's game. Did we mention that one participant will win a prize?



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