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Weighing the Pros and Cons of Biden’s Incandescent Light Ban
Gabriela Anez-Lobon
By Gabriela Anez-Lobon
on May 13, 2022
President Biden aims to pull the plug on incandescent light bulbs by July 2023. This planned phase-out favors shifting to energy-efficient options like LED lighting to reduce overall energy spending. Although the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) set the ban in motion in 2020, it was blocked by the Trump administration.
Gabriela Anez-Lobon
By Gabriela Anez-Lobon
on April 11, 2022
One important way property owners can make great efforts towards sustainability is by implementing LED lighting throughout their residential communities. These properties contain large lighting networks that operate most hours of the day and are required to remain operational. Any reputable housing association takes great care to ensure the safety and security of their residents—why not take th...
Gabriela Anez-Lobon
By Gabriela Anez-Lobon
on March 14, 2022
Global LED lighting market size was valued at $10.85 billion USD in 2020. Experts estimate that LED lighting will see steady growth, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.4% between 2021 and 2028. 
Gabriela Anez-Lobon
By Gabriela Anez-Lobon
on February 21, 2022
Gyms and fitness centers require efficient, high-performing lighting systems throughout the facility. Lighting psychology tells us that we are greatly affected by brightness or lack thereof, positioning, and even hue and saturation affect us cognitively. With an optimized LED lighting system, your gym lighting can provide exactly what your members need to perform better in every area of your fa...
Gabriela Anez-Lobon
By Gabriela Anez-Lobon
on April 20, 2021
The industrial lighting landscape is shining brighter than ever, thanks to the emergence and rapid adoption of commercial LED lighting. By 2024, analysts predict the LED lighting market will reach $128 billion globally, with estimated savings ...
Gabriela Anez-Lobon
By Gabriela Anez-Lobon
on April 13, 2021
Despite the indisputable business benefits of energy efficient commercial lighting, many small businesses have delayed making the switch to LED lights. Understandably, the past year or so has brought significant c...
Gabriela Anez-Lobon
By Gabriela Anez-Lobon
on April 06, 2021
More than ever, businesses are facing the pressure to save money, increase profitability and provide a safe and healthy space for employees and customers. Finding new ways to reduce costs is an important way to protect your business when economic and global factors create constant volatility. One simple switch, LED ligh...
Gabriela Anez-Lobon
By Gabriela Anez-Lobon
on March 30, 2021
When you’re ready to upgrade your commercial lighting, it’s important to find a partner who can help you take advantage of all the cost savings that are available. Businesses who upgrade to LED lighting can save more than 60% on their energy and maintenance costs. This could equal
Gabriela Anez-Lobon
By Gabriela Anez-Lobon
on March 23, 2021
Commercial buildings require a lot of energy to keep the lights on, among other things. In fact, about 20% of all the energy we use in the U.S. goes to power commercial buildings. Unfortunately, the average commercial building actually wastes
Gabriela Anez-Lobon
By Gabriela Anez-Lobon
on March 16, 2021
When you’re ready to upgrade to LED lights for your business, it’s important to create a rollout plan and timeline that minimizes disruption to your employees and customers. Upgrading to LED lights is an effective way for small businesses to reduce operating expenses and increase profitability, but an imprope...
Gabriela Anez-Lobon
By Gabriela Anez-Lobon
on March 09, 2021
The way you light your business makes a big impact - for customers, for employees and for your bottom line. More and more companies are making the choice to upgrade to LED lights because of the numerous business benefits

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