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How Factory Lighting Affects Manufacturing Productivity

Posted by Dave Scaglione on May 18, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Many manufacturing facilities are now considering upgrading their existing factory lighting to more energy efficient LED lighting to save on energy costs and maintenance costs. While the direct energy savings are absolutely notable, the effects of a lighting upgrade extend beyond only that. While considering an LED lighting upgrade, it is important to consider a total overhaul of your factory lighting. The gains produced may be hard to directly measure, but are inherent and should not be ignored.

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Topics: LED Lighting

How to Upgrade to New LED Parking Lot Lights for Free

Posted by Dave Scaglione on May 31, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Get New LED Lighting Parking Lot Fixtures For Free! When I hear claims like this sometimes I read them just to find out what’s the catch? In this case, believe it or not there is no catch. In fact the retrofit to LED parking lot lighting is better than free and will actually pay you to do this with a positive cash flow from Day One in most scenarios. Too good to be true? How can this be? Let’s do some real analysis with some real world scenarios and see what kind of results you can get by replacing your existing HID parking lot lighting with LED parking lot lighting.

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Topics: Commercial Lighting, LED Lighting

5 Benefits of LED Lighting for Industrial Applications

Posted by Dave Scaglione on May 17, 2016 6:00:00 AM

LED Lighting in an Industrial Facility

Due to the unique characteristics of LED lights, they are becoming popular for commercial and industrial applications. Despite its higher cost than conventional light sources, LEDs are more durable, reliable, and do not need any maintenance. The most advantageous factor is their long lifespan, which can last for as long as 50,000-100,000 hours. With properly designed fixtures, LEDs can operate well in all temperature environments, and are much more energy efficient than the conventional light sources. Read on for more information on the 5 key benefits of LED lighting for industrial applications.

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Topics: Commercial Lighting, LED Lighting

10 Questions to Ask When Partnering With an LED Lighting Supplier

Posted by Dave Scaglione on Feb 16, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Partnering with an LED lighting supplier is one of the most curtial parts of being able to deliver quality service to your customers. It's not enough to just have any old supplier - you need the right supplier that has quality product, predictable turn-around and reliable customer service. The wrong supplier can put you in a tight spot with your customer. But telling the difference isn't always easy at first. If you are an energy savings company looking for a partnership with an LED supplier, here are 10 questions you need to ask.

1. How solid is your LED lighting supplier?

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Topics: Commercial Lighting, LED Lighting

Selling Energy Services & Energy Savings Projects in 3 Steps

Posted by Dave Scaglione on Feb 4, 2016 11:45:24 AM

Selling energy efficiency should be easy right? Who does not want to save energy and thus save money? Everyone wants to reduce their carbon footprint, and businesses want to save money and improve their profitability. The savings are obvious and the technology is proven. Why, then, are substantial energy projects so hard to get sold and implemented?

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Topics: Business and Marketing, ESCOs, LED Lighting

LED Lighting for Universities and College Campuses

Posted by Dave Scaglione on Dec 3, 2015 6:00:00 AM

LED lighting has many applications for Universities and College Campuses as college students participate in many activities during evening hours. Since many college students take evening classes, do late night lab work, late night design projects, and social activities it is important for universities to create a well lit, safe environment for its student body. The safe environment along with the desire of our younger generation to be green and reduce their carbon footprint has created a great situation for LED lighting retrofits for Universities and Colleges. 

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Topics: Commercial Lighting, LED Lighting

Key points to consider when specifying a manufacturer of LED based Electronic Message Centers

Posted by Dave Scaglione on Nov 20, 2015 5:06:00 PM

An Outdoor LED digital sign is usually a significant investment for an operating business and selecting the proper manufacturer is important for the end user of this sign to get the proper return on their investment (ROI). These signs range in price from around $10,000 dollars for a monochrome (single-color) LED monument sign to in excess of $100,000 for a large full color LED pylon sign. Choosing the proper LED electronic message center manufacturer can lead to an aesthetically pleasing sign that will operate flawlessly for the next 10 – 15 years and deliver impressive returns on the investment. 

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Topics: Choosing a Sign, Signs for Small Businesses, LED Displays

Upgrading to LED Lighting is a Financial “No – Brainer”

Posted by Dave Scaglione on Nov 4, 2015 6:00:00 AM

The financial business case for large public corporations and smaller private businesses to upgrade their existing lighting systems to LED lighting technology has become so compelling that companies must examine their strategies in this area.

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Topics: Business and Marketing, LED Lighting