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Trust

Have you ever lost trust in someone or in a company? Recently I hired a landscaper to extend a retaining wall at my house and he assured me he was experienced. The guy is a local friend of a friend, so I didn’t; check his references, verify that he had the engineering/installation documents from the…

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The Proven Process That Insures Successful Lighting Projects

The Proven Process That Insures Successful Lighting Projects

Just like pretty much everything else in life, success does not come without experience and a proven process. In the case of lighting projects, there are many options and variables to consider. What may seem to be a small issue can have massive implications on the results of your lighting project. Over the years we’ve…

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How To Create A Needs Analysis That Guarantees Successful Lighting Projects

How To Create A Needs Analysis That Guarantees Successful Lighting Projects

In our previous post we discussed setting up light level requirements. The next step in the process of upgrading your lighting system is to dig in and gather the light levels and other key metrics on your current system. From there you can compare the recommended light levels in your facility to what you have…

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The Media Hype Around LEDs

Does it seem that hardly a day goes by without hearing the word LED? The first patent for an LED (light emitting diode) was a non-visible light/infrared LED issued to Texas Instruments in 1961. The following year Nic Holonyack invented the first invisible light LED. Today LEDs are used in just about anything that provides…

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LED Lighting Is Supposed To Be Super Energy Efficient; So, Why Are So Many Buyers Frustrated?

LED Lighting Is Supposed To Be Super Energy Efficient; So, Why Are So Many Buyers Frustrated?

We hear the story over and over again. End-users looking to save money on their utilities invest in high-efficiency LED lighting. Since savings is top of mind for them, they tend to gravitate towards the lowest price brand they can find. But in these instances, a number of customers find that the promise of LEDs…

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