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4 Things Many People THINK They Know About LED Lighting

By | 2015-10-07T10:05:43+00:00 October 5th, 2015|LED Lighting|

In the last 5 years and particularly in the last two, LED lighting has really taken off as the main pluspoints become more widely known and understood: Extremely low energy use Long lifespan High-quality light Durability None of the maintenance (re-lamping, re-ballasting) associated with traditional incandescent and fluorescent sources Inherent controllability (instant on/off, full-range dimming), [...]

The Story of a Parking Garage and Its Lighting

By | 2015-09-03T21:25:52+00:00 September 3rd, 2015|Energy Efficiency for Business, LED Lighting, Uncategorized|

I have written in the past about the virtues of upgrading a commercial property to LED lighting. I want to now give you a specific example of a project that demonstrates overall savings on a realistic level—let’s talk about a parking garage. The four important pieces of information that must be gathered to calculate the savings [...]

Save Big On Maintenance Costs By Retrofitting Your Business Lighting to LED

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:36+00:00 August 3rd, 2015|Energy Efficiency for Business, Energy Efficiency Tips, LED Lighting|

A lot of people don’t realize the significance of the long-term savings that switching to LED can provide. First of all, switching to LED bulbs will have an immediate impact on your electric bill. Lighting costs tend to be a large portion of the bill. LED bulbs use 50% to 90% LESS electricity than traditional [...]

Get Your Piece of the $1.4 Billion Pie!

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:37+00:00 July 29th, 2015|Energy Efficiency for Business, Energy News, LED Lighting|

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has just released an updated version of its report Adoption of Light Emitting Diodes in Common Lighting Applications. The report is based on research focused on the adoption of LED technology in ten common white light applications and also projects the potential energy savings if each of these applications [...]

It Does Whaaaaaat?!

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:37+00:00 July 1st, 2015|Energy Efficiency at Home, Energy Efficient Products & Devices, LED Lighting, Uncategorized|

Could Thomas Edison Ever Have Imagined This? General Electric commercially sold its first light bulb in 1879 with Thomas Edison's incandescent bulb but its history extends back to 1802. We have had them now for quite a long time and until very recently, they really didn't change much. Developments in the incandescent light bulb really [...]

Four Easy Steps to Calculate How Much You’ll Save with an LED Upgrade

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:37+00:00 April 30th, 2015|Energy Efficiency Tips, LED Lighting|

Okay, by now you know that LED lighting is more energy efficient—in fact it’s the state of the art of lighting. Most of us know that LED lighting will save money on the electric utility bill, but most do not know how much money will be saved by upgrading their facility to LED lighting or [...]

LED Lighting – What’s In It For Me?

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:37+00:00 March 31st, 2015|Energy Efficient Products & Devices, LED Lighting|

Why, in a world as technologically advanced as ours, would supplying low-cost energy to all be a problem? That is a question for wiser men than me to answer. I’m sure getting down to the truth of it all would be quite an adventure. Political correctness and vested interests aside, the fact is that most [...]

Why Is the Government Telling Us What Kind of Light Bulbs We Can Use?

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:38+00:00 March 16th, 2015|Energy Efficient Products & Devices, LED Lighting|

Not so long ago I needed to replace some light bulbs in my house. I usually use 100 watt bulbs and I didn’t have any so I went to my local grocery store to get some. I was really frustrated to find they were no longer carrying 100 watt bulbs. In fact I was furious. [...]

Who Else Wants to Save a Boatload on Their Energy Bills…Forever?

By | 2015-03-06T15:30:21+00:00 February 9th, 2015|Energy Efficiency for Business, Energy Efficiency Tips, LED Lighting|

If your business has a parking ramp, a warehouse, distribution center, manufacturing facility, hallway or common office areas where the fluorescent tube lights are on all the time, you could make a lot of money upgrading to LED. You are already paying your hard earned money to your utility company for the electricity to run [...]

How A Parking Garage Could Save $90,000!

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:38+00:00 November 10th, 2014|Energy Efficiency for Business, LED Lighting|

The US government is pushing commercial consumers to maximize energy efficiency by promoting the use of LED lighting over High Intensity Discharge (HID) lamps. Upgrading parking ramp and parking lot lights, like metal halide* or high pressure sodium bulbs**, with an equivalent LED product provides for substantial utility as well as maintenance savings. *Metal halide [...]