As a small business owner, it's important to take advantage of any tax deductions that can help reduce your tax liability. One such deduction is Section 179 Depreciation. This allows you to deduct the full cost of qualifying equipment purchased or financed during the current tax year. Here is how buying from EM Visual can help you take advantage of the deduction.
The cost to maintain a city and its features goes well beyond the millions for most cities. It takes not only an army, but also a large budget to maintain proper and safe roadways, parking areas, transportation systems and more. While many of these costs are fixed, LED lighting is one cost solution that can help municipalities shave off thousands, if not millions, from their annual budgets. Here are a four places that LED Lighting can specifically help municipalities save big in the long run.
Pickleball in recent years has become a widely embraced activity. Its inclusivity for players of all ages, the game's accessibility and the myriad benefits it offers, such as exercise and social interaction, have contributed to its widespread appeal.
Moran Park's Transformation
Moran Park in Holland, wanted to upgrade the lighting on their courts and EM Visual was the perfect choice for the job. The updated LED lighting system has become a game-changer for the park's patrons. The new lighting facilitates nighttime play, extending the hours available for enthusiasts to engage in their favorite sport.
Specialized LED diodes designed to reduce glare on players presents an opportunity to explore the technical aspects of the lighting system. It enhances visibility without compromising the comfort of those on the court. Insights into the technology's role in promoting safety, allowing for extended playing hours, and creating an optimal playing environment can be highlighted.
Safety and Socialization
The upgraded lighting system ensures player safety, as well as, encourages players to gather, connect, and enjoy their favorite sport in a welcoming and well-lit environment, enhancing the overall playing experience.
Southgate Anderson High School, located just south of Detroit, found itself in need of a modern scoreboard upgrade. The existing fixed-digit scoreboard no longer met the expectations of the school, prompting them to seek a solution that would bring a fresh and dynamic vibe to their sports events.
In today's fast-paced world, information and advertisements surround us at every turn. From the moment we step out of our homes to the time we return, we are bombarded with messages vying for our attention. In this digital age, LED displays have emerged as a powerful medium to convey messages, and capture attention.
Dietz Commercial is a midsized, privately held company that manage and own commercial property buildings around Metro Detroit as well as several, multi-family apartment buildings in Ohio. Their 100+ person team of dedicated investment, management and leasing professionals are highly experienced industry leaders whose strong culture and real world successes have earned them a series of Office Building of the Year (TOBY) and Property Manager of the Year awards from the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA).
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a federation of U.S. local associations and global affiliates. The leading trade association for commercial real estate professionals for more than 100 years, it represents the owners, managers, service providers and other property professionals of all commercial building types, including office, industrial, medical, corporate and mixed-use. BOMA International and its local associations and affiliates offer unrivaled opportunities to make professional connections, gain professional development and learn about the latest trends and issues affecting commercial real estate.
Networking at a local BOMA conference brought Electro-Matic and Dietz Commercial together. Dietz wanted to upgrade their lighting to improve the look and feel of their properties so their tenants could feel safer and their properties could run more efficiently with higher quality products. For the past two years, Electro-Matic has worked on or audited all of the Dietz commercial properties here in Metro Detroit, upgrading both their interior and exterior, including their corporate office.
"I have hired Electro-Matic Visual on several occasions and they have consistently exceeded my expectations. They have installed interior and exterior LED lights for me in several of our assets. Recently they have installed new pole lights and ground lights in Rochester Hills, Sterling Heights and Bloomfield Hills. They installed wall packs and replaced soffit lights in Bloomfield Hills and Novi. Currently, they are scheduled to replace the interior lights in our corporate office in September. I can recommend them without hesitation."
- Brian Salliotte, Vice President of Commercial Management & Leasing
"We've been excited to work with Dietz property group over the last couple of years and improving the lighting levels in their properties while, reducing their energy footprint."
- James Baker, Director of Sales at Electro-Matic Visual
LED lighting offers numerous advantages, including energy efficiency, longevity, durability, versatility, and environmental benefits. These factors make LED lighting an important and preferred choice for a wide range of applications, from residential and commercial lighting to industrial and outdoor illumination. It not only saves energy and money but also contributes to a more sustainable and environmentally conscious future.
Reducing energy consumption and teaching employees how energy is consumed in commercial settings are becoming popular methods to increasing business profits. This includes a whole building approach—not just looking at equipment, but the design and employee culture within the business. Evaluating all of these angles is the best way to reach significant savings on your energy bill. Below are some of the best tips on how to reduce energy consumption in buildings.
Electro-Matic Visual supplied the 250 indoor LED high bay lighting throughout the Fabiano Brothers facility. The high quality LED lighting fixtures and bulbs ensure for a long life period of over 100,000 hours to reduce maintenance costs, increase safety and increase energy savings.
“The LED lighting is certainly an improvement in the quality of light. We were able to realize $34,000 in savings on our overall electric bill for the less than full year that we had the LED lights and this takes into account any rate increase from the utility supplier.” – Jerry Witte, CFO, Fabiano Brothers
Not only does Fabiano Brothers see energy savings and maintenance savings, the LED lighting provides a much more safe working environment for the workers and much more appealing. “My warehouse employees really like the LED style of lighting not only because it is clean and bright but because the light is where it needs to be… on their work.” – Jerry Witte, CFO, Fabiano Brothers
The partnership with Fabiano Brothers and Electro-Matic Visual made this outstanding high bay LED lighting upgrade happen. This impressive facility is now able to function at a higher efficiency while improving the productivity of their workers and making the environment they work in more safe.
More to come: look for more on Fabiano Brothers LED parking lot lighting, LED office lighting, and exterior LED lighting!