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LED Downlight Options for Small Commercial & Residential Applications

The number of recessed downlights in small commercial and residential environments often exceeds all other types of light fixtures in the building. Tucked neatly inside the ceiling, these fixtures manage to be both an unobtrusive and an effective source of illumination for many types of spaces. The traditional light source for these downlights has been…

LED Linear T8 Retrofits: Sorting Through The Options

man examining wiring in fluorescent fixture

One look at the LED T8 retrofit lamp and installation options can quickly make you want to run for cover – or give up and live with fluorescent. The later approach, while not as forward-looking as LED, makes some sense especially if you are comparing the 30,000 to 40,000 hour T8 fluorescent lamps now available…

LED Retrofit Downlights: Selection Guide

recessed downlights in commercial building with escalator

  Recessed downlights are a common lighting fixture found in most commercial and residential buildings. Lobbies, hallways and conference rooms often take advantage of the clean ceiling look of a recessed downlight to provide ambient or accent lighting in these spaces. In homes, kitchens are the most common location where recessed downlights are found, but…

Sleek and Contemporary LED Flush Mounts Look Great and Save on Operating Costs

The next time you consider changing out an old ceiling fixture in a bedroom, hallway, closet or office, it’s worth taking a look at a new, competitively priced LED option on the market. These sleek, contemporary styled LED fixtures give you high quality light and dramatically reduced energy consumption compared to traditional ceiling mount fixtures.…

LED Upgrades Often Make Sense for Small Retail

When it comes to upgrading to LED lighting, owners of small retail businesses may assume that bottom line benefits accrue primarily to large operations retrofitting with hundreds or even thousands of LED lamps. While scale and buying power certainly help larger businesses justify major light upgrades, locally owned retailers will find they too have LED…

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