LED Lighting Blog

Do I Qualify for LED Lighting Incentives?

Posted by Alicia Martinez on Jan 19, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Many incentives have been created in the last decade to encourage homeowners and business owners to make the switch to more energy efficient lighting. However, many people have a challenging experience finding and fully taking advantage of available rebates that come with making the switch to energy-efficient lighting. Use the tips below to learn if you can qualify for LED lighting incentives, and how to take advantage of them.

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Benefits of Modular LED Lighting and Design

Posted by Alicia Martinez on Jan 12, 2017 2:09:00 PM


Modular design, or "modularity in design", is purposely designing a particular process that can be broken down into smaller parts or sections and can be integrated into different systems or can be created individually.

A modular design creates a reduction in cost and allows you to be more flexible in design. Having modular design benefits you by lowering your costs because of minimal customization and shorter time needed to become familiar with the products. Modularity offers other benefits such as augmentation (adding new solution by merely plugging in a new module), and exclusion. One useful application of modular design is with modular LED lighting.

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How to Retrofit LED Lights for Parking Lots

Posted by Electro-Matic on Nov 3, 2016 2:15:00 PM

When considering an LED lighting upgrade for an existing parking lot, the options probably seem endless. The starting point though is to ask yourself if the better option is to either replace the all of the parking lot fixtures or simply retrofit existing fixtures with LED bulbs? Keep reading to understand how to retrofit LED lights for parking lots.

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Understanding the Facts on LED Street Lighting

Posted by Electro-Matic on Nov 3, 2016 11:08:46 AM
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Topics: LED Technology, Going Green, Electro-Matic LED, Electro-Matic Visual Solutions

Lighting with LEDs: tips and tricks

Posted by Arthur Smits on Oct 21, 2016 8:51:42 AM

Lighting is an integral part of your home or business, because it allows you to see even when it is dark outside and can elevate your interior design from average to something spectacular. But, since lights do consume quite a lot of energy, it is very important to have lighting that is energy efficient. Right now LED bulbs are the way to go when it comes to cost efficient lighting. However, if you want to get the most out of your LED lights and have them not only diminish your energy usage but also properly illuminate your home, you might want to take a look at some of these tips and tricks on lighting your space with LEDs.

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Topics: LED Technology, Electro-Matic Visual Solutions

How LED Wireless Lighting Will Reduce Your Operating Expenses

Posted by Electro-Matic on Jan 28, 2016 9:44:14 AM

LED Lighting is becoming more popular for auto dealers, manufacturing plants, gas stations, and municipalities. Why? LED Lighting will increase safety, visibility, security and reduce operating cost, all while being virtually no maintenance.  

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How to Solve America’s Energy Crisis by Using LED Lighting

Posted by Alicia Martinez on Sep 21, 2015 6:00:00 AM

Today, our nation is facing the urgent challenges of revitalizing our economy, strengthening our energy security, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Like most people I know, I have tried to do my small part to break down those challenges. I recycle/re-purpose as much as possible and work hard at my job so I can pay my bills, provide a home for my family, and save for my daughter’s education and my golden years. Sometimes, I may even have a little bit left over to have some fun — I try to spend the extra bucks locally.

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L.A. at the Forefront of Municipal LED Streetlight Retrofitting

Posted by Electro-Matic on Jun 9, 2015 6:00:00 AM

While acknowledging the good that comes from having light everywhere for commercial and safety reasons, we must also acknowldge the damage that results from decades spent lighting up the night sky, such as immense electricity budgets, confused wildlife, and, of course, decreased star visibility. Paul Bogard, author of "The End of the Night", which focuses on the world's unchecked light pollution, comments on this decreased visibility, noting that "what was once a most common human experience has become most rare."

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LED Lights Break Into College & Professional Facilities

Posted by Electro-Matic on Dec 31, 2014 6:00:00 AM

As a multi-billion dollar industry, college and professional sports have become more than just a hobby to many Americans but an actual destination. As thousands of people pour into stadiums around the country each week, most don’t realize the cost of maintaining such a high-profile industry. Operational costs range well into the tens of thousands each day just to provide a well-lit facility. Recently, many professional and college organizations have made the leap into the LED lighting family as a means to try and trim their operating budgets.

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The Solution to Detroit's Street Lighting Crisis

Posted by Electro-Matic on Dec 15, 2014 6:00:00 AM

A city using conventional street lighting can experience many issues and waste millions on energy and maintenance costs. Conventional lighting has a short lifespan and can go unrepaired if the city has a limited amount of money and staff. Detroit has been experiencing a streetlight epidemic for years, leaving many residents living in the dark at night. With the implementation of LED lighting, Detroit can solve their lighting dilemma, and transition out of the darkness.

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