Our Company

Pegasus Lighting is an online retailer that sells unique lighting products to a wide spectrum of customers in a friendly, helpful, efficient, and enlightening (get it...enlightening...we are a lighting company...and funny, right?) manner. We strive to blend technology with the personal touch of outstanding customer service and an information-rich website.

Begun in 1993, Pegasus Lighting is a division of Edison Lighting Systems, Inc., which, in turn, has been in business since 1987. We are a member of the Better Business Bureau ( and make every effort to provide customer service so outstanding that you won't soon forget it.

Our Guiding Principles

  • Treat everyone fairly and with respect.
  • Work smarter.
  • Communicate clearly and thoroughly.
  • Encourage innovation.
  • Have some fun.

What Differentiates Us from the Competition

Pegasus Lighting provides:

  • "Unique Lighting Products for Your Special Needs"™
  • Outstanding Customer Service that you won't soon forget.
  • A positive learning experience in lighting.

Our Goals

To ensure that you can make a truly informed decision on your next lighting product, we strive to provide you with:

  • An easy to navigate website.
  • Very thorough product descriptions.
  • Multiple product images.
  • Detailed specifications for each product.
  • Additional lighting information to help you with any lighting project that you may have such as buying guides, tips, project examples, and a glossary of hundreds of lighting terms.

In addition, we are working hard to add short product description videos for as many products as we can.

Our Founder

Thomas E. Farin is the founder of Pegasus Lighting and Edison Lighting Systems, Inc. He has been in the field of lighting since 1987 and has extensive training and experience in lighting, physics, mathematics and education, acquired at the undergraduate, Master’s, and Doctoral levels, and in the field. It is Dr. Farin's interest and expertise in education that has driven the overall design of the Pegasus Lighting site - with its heavy emphasis on lighting terminology, lighting techniques, and thorough information about each lighting product. It is hoped that each visitor to the site, regardless of his or her knowledge of lighting, will find the information provided to be extremely beneficial and that he/she will become a well-informed consumer and user of lighting products. Dr. Farin has been an active member of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America ( since 1993, and is a Certified Lighting Efficiency Professional with the Association of Energy Engineers ( and a Surveyor Ally with the EPA Green Lights Program ( In February 2010, Dr. Farin was honored by Triangle Business Leader magazine as one of the Top 50 Entrepreneurs for 2010 in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC area. To view more information about Tom Farin, please visit his profile on

Our President & CEO

Christopher A. Johnson joined the Raleigh office of Pegasus Lighting in 2007 as Director of Marketing & Technology and in 2009 was promoted to Vice President & CIO. In 2014, he became the President and CEO. Chris graduated with a B.A. and an M.B.A., both from Virginia Tech. While working on his M.B.A., Chris focused on Information and Decision Support Systems. After graduation Chris worked for Arthur Andersen Business Consulting and BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina. To view more information about Chris, please visit his profile on

Accredited Business of the BBB

As a BBBOnLine Reliability participant since April, 2003, Pegasus Lighting is an Accredited Business of the Better Business Bureau. Pegasus Lighting meets all of the BBB membership standards and complies with the BBBOnLine standards including the Code of Online Business Practices. Pegasus has agreed to work with its customers and the BBB to resolve any complaints that might arise. (

Illuminating Engineering Society of North America

Pegasus Lighting is a Sustaining Member of the IES and Tom Farin, the founder of Pegasus Lighting, has been a member of the IES since 1993. The IES is the recognized technical authority on illumination. For over 100 years its objective has been to communicate information on all aspects of good lighting practice to its members, to the lighting community, and to consumers through a variety of programs, publications, and services.

Our Location

Our warehouse and company headquarters are in Beaver Falls, PA, which is in western Pennsylvania near Pittsburgh. In addition, we have employees in North Carolina and Texas.