Your Questions of Great Signifigance

Every new BKU student has questions and our esteemed instructors are here to help. Post your Questions of Great Significance in our comments section and we'll do our best to answer them!

How do you get black nickel finish on a Teka fixture?

While breathtaking to see, our Black nickel is not a standard finish. You can contact Technical Sales for a quotation if your project should require this feature.

How many atmospheres of pressure are formed in the Drivestar™ by the ACV Valve?

Our tests are run to 15 - 20 inches of mercury (or 7-10psi of vacuum).

What do you recommend to clean your glass lenses with?

In the Third Edition of The Landscape Lighting Handbook (Wiley), Janet Lennox Moyer recommends the following: De-Solv-it Degreaser or De-Solv-it Contractors Solvent. This is a citrus based organic cleaner from Orange-Sol (800-877-7771). These are available at big box or hardware stores.

What BKU Alumni are Saying about B-K University...

B-K University is more than just a "factory tour;" it is the lighting industry's most innovative and exciting educational program available. Since its inception in 2002, more than 1600 lighting professionals including landscape architects, lighting designers, specifiers, electrical engineers, contractors, architects and Sales Representatives have graduated from this unique program earning the coveted BKU Alumni title. Here's what they said on their experience in their own words: