About us

We are a family owned business. Our style of consulting with corporate clients has the advantage of accessibility. If you call between 8-5pm, Mon-Th (Fri: 8-4:30pm) Pacific Time, you’ll get a live person.

According to owner, Ed Bray, it all started in dad’s garage in 1968. Wholesaling General Electric bulbs to retailers, his dad would buy bulbs on consignment, and fill display racks at Lucky’s Supermarkets.

“My dad was always a man of his word. He went to the ends of the earth in the name of service. He serviced the heck out of the customer. If the business relationship ever got stormy, he was riding all the way through to make a stronger sustainable bond in the end.” – Ed Bray

Bios

Ed Bray – LC, IESNAEd Bray, Owner of United Lamp Supply

Senior Lighting Designer and Owner

As the senior lighting designer for United Lamp Supply, Ed Bray has worked with many Northwest luminaries such as Boeing, Starbucks Coffee, Alaska Airlines, and many other prominate Northwest businesses.

Ed became an LC, (Lighting Certified) after passing the NCQLP’s first exam in 1995, joining the IESNA, (Illuminating Engineering Society of North America) in 2000.

Lighting is all about application.  Ed has worked with all kinds of customers, grocery, restaurant, hotel, casino, and airports.  All have different lighting needs that have to be considered.

That’s why you need an expert for your lighting project. With all of these new technologies, how do you know if you’re getting the best system for your money? That’s where United Lamp comes in. We are constantly researching new products that will deliver excellent results in lighting quality and energy and maintenance savings. We work only with established manufactures that stand behind their products.

“There have been many advances in the field of lighting in the past decade” says Bray. New technologies and new light sources such as LED’s, OLED’s, electronic and digital controls have been a real game changer.

In his spare time Ed likes to restore old motorcycles and plays in a classic rock and classic county band.

Ed has two children, both of whom work in the lighting business.

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