WHY THE CHEAPEST PROPOSAL IS NOT ALWAYS THE BEST DECISION

WHY THE CHEAPEST PROPOSAL IS NOT ALWAYS THE BEST DECISION

WHEN PRESENTED WITH TOO MANY CHOICES STUDIES SHOW THAT WE TEND TO SELECT THE CHEAPEST OPTION. When purchasing LED lamps or fixtures, it can be tempting to go for the option with the lowest cost. However, the LED lighting market is flooded with all types of products,...
BENEFITS OF UPGRADING FROM HID TO LED FIXTURES

BENEFITS OF UPGRADING FROM HID TO LED FIXTURES

High-intensity discharge (HID) lighting is commonly used in outdoor and industrial applications due to its potent output per bulb. Unfortunately, HID lighting comes with a high cost of ownership:  Installation costs are high because these fixtures are normally located...
LED LIGHTING UPGRADES FOR OFFICE BUILDINGS

LED LIGHTING UPGRADES FOR OFFICE BUILDINGS

Office buildings normally use parabolic fixtures with T8 fluorescent tubes, which offer a decent performance but are outclassed by LED lighting in terms of both efficiency and service life. When upgrading linear fluorescent lighting in office spaces, there are two...
LED LIGHTING IS THE FUTURE OF INTERNET COMMUNICATIONS

LED LIGHTING IS THE FUTURE OF INTERNET COMMUNICATIONS

Although LED lighting is normally associated with energy savings, the technology also has potential to improve Internet communications significantly. There is an emerging concept called Visible Light Communication (VLC), which consists on using light pulses for...
ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS OF UPGRADING TO LED LIGHTING

ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS OF UPGRADING TO LED LIGHTING

Upgrading to LED lighting gives companies a solid return on investment, but doing so also brings significant environmental benefits. With their low energy consumption, LED lamps and fixtures help reduce the demand on power plants, which often run on fossil fuels. In...