Thursday, December 29, 2011

How Do Induction Lights Reduce Carbon Footprint Levels?

We are living in a day and age where environmental concerns are on everyone's minds. After years of living high on the hog, as it were, we are now facing some severe environmental issues that need to be addressed with some serious action. Of course, no one person or business can do it all alone, it's up to everyone to take steps to reduce the impact we have on our planet. One lighting product is getting a lot of attention in the quest to be more environmentally friendly – induction lighting. And amazingly enough, studies have shown that induction lights reduce carbon footprint levels significantly.

If you're wondering just how it is that induction lights reduce carbon footprint levels, it's actually quite a bit simpler than you might have assumed. It really boils down to energy usage, and induction lights use a heck of a lot less energy than the traditional light bulbs that are currently in use in so many locations. But as you read the rest of this article, you'll see that induction lights do offer another benefit that makes them a much more environmentally friendly choice over the traditional lighting products that have been used for many years.

Induction Lights Use Less Mercury

But it's not just the lower amount of energy that an induction light uses that provides a benefit to the environment. You see, traditional HID lamps, like those that are used to light up highways, city roads and parking lots, contain a lot of mercury. Induction lights, on the other hand, use about 65% less mercury, and that mercury is actually in a more stable, solid form that does not cause as much of an impact to the environment.

The combination of requiring less energy, along with containing less mercury, clearly makes induction lighting products some of the most exciting products for a better environment that we've seen in quite some time. It's very likely that the world is on the cusp of some major breakthroughs in regard to how we power our cars, businesses and our homes. And while these new energy sources are sure to have a positive impact on the environment, replacing traditional light bulbs with induction lights is something that businesses and governments can do now to help reduce their carbon footprints.

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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

The Benefits of Induction Retrofit Street Lighting

The industrial lighting industry has been abuzz with news about induction lighting products for the past few years. As you probably know, industrial lighting, like those street lights that we all depend on to stay safe on the roads and highways, can cost quite a bit of money to stay lit. As private corporations and governmental industries have sought to find better ways to light up the roads, induction retrofit street lighting products have become the most talked about lighting solutions to hit the market in years.

What are the benefits of induction retrofit street lighting?

-    Lower maintenance costs. Induction lights last a lot longer than traditional HID lighting products. Many of the best induction lighting products have been rated as providing up to 100,000 hours of light before they need to be replaced. This is about 4 times the life of HID lights, so maintenance costs can be reduced by about 75% when induction retrofits are used instead of HID bulbs.
-    Lower energy usage. The typical induction street light bulb only uses about 35 to 40% of the energy that HID lights use, to provide comparable light levels. Any time companies can find something that reduces energy costs by up to 65%, that is something that everyone should sit up and take notice of.
-    Improved light. While this particular benefit has been debated by some, there's no doubt that induction lights actually produce more visible light than their HID counterparts. More light from less energy is a fantastic benefit to using induction retrofits for street lamps and highway lighting.

As you can see, the benefits of induction lighting for street lamps are pretty significant. You can be sure that you'll see more towns, cities and private organizations using induction lighting products in the years to come.

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Thursday, December 22, 2011

What are the best Green Lighting Solutions for Businesses?

For years, the search has been on for green lighting solutions for businesses. As more corporations want to do what they can to reduce the impact that their operations have on the environment, it's only logical that so many companies would start with their lighting products. After all, for years it's been well documented that traditional lights, like the HID bulbs commonly used as street and parking lot lights, consume far too much energy. And more energy consumed spells bad news for the environment.

Induction Lighting: The Next Big (Green) Thing

Induction lighting products have seemed to pick up the mantle of today's best green lighting solutions for businesses. Where other alternative lighting products have been able to reduce energy usage a bit, induction lights have proven to yield massive energy savings. And since less energy used equals less of a negative impact on the environment, it's easy to understand why so many organizations are choosing to replace their traditional bulbs with energy efficient induction lighting products.

Lower Maintenance Costs too

It would be all well and good if induction lights only reduced company's carbon footprints, but businesses actually reap other benefits from using these types of lighting products. You see, induction lights are well known for lasting for much longer than traditional lights. And since they don't have to be replaced as often as their traditional counterparts, the companies that replace their traditional lighting with induction lighting, see a huge reduction to their ongoing maintenance costs.

With so many companies benefiting from using induction lights, and with the lower energy consumption of these types of lighting products, it's easy to understand why induction lights are quickly becoming some of the most in-demand lighting products for businesses to use.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

How to use LED Track Lighting for Product Enhancement

When you run a store that sells physical products, you know that presenting your products in the most favorable way is important to the bottom line. If customers don't like the way products look on the shelves, they won't be as moved to purchase them from you. Many business owners are finding that they can actually make good use of LED track lighting for product enhancement. By putting their products in the most favorable, flattering light, they can considerably motivate people to make more purchases.

Tips for using LED track lighting for product enhancement:

-    Experiment with different product placements. If you have several layers of shelving to display your products, you may want to experiment and put the items that you want to sell the most of, on the shelves that get the most lighting from your track lights. Think about shining a spotlight on something that you want people to look at and purchase, because that is the basic concept you'll use as you try different product placements with your new lighting.

-    Use commercial track lighting. Some business owners make the mistake of using track lighting intended for residential purposes in their stores. This approach really defeats the purpose. Commercial track lighting is specially designed to provide the right kind of illumination to enhance your products. Residential fixtures can even be so eye-catching that they distract eyes away from your products.

There are other little tricks that you can use to maximize the enhancing effects of track lighting for your products. Start off by implementing these two tips, and you will be on the fast track to getting more bang for your buck in regard to the lighting solutions that you choose.

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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Gas Station Canopy Lights

Gas station owners have plenty of overhead expenses to worry about to keep their businesses operational and profitable. As you know, gas stations are often a beacon of light during the overnight hours. Many stations stay open around the clock and provide a safe haven for filling up the tank and purchasing goods during the late night hours. Simply being a safe place that's open at night can be a huge profit booster for the average gas station. An by using gas station canopy lights for safety, these establishments are more likely to attract more customers after dark.

Around the Clock Lighting Can be Expensive

If you own or manage a gas station, you know that the cost of providing around the clock light to your establishment takes a big bite out of your budget every month. Traditional light bulbs are notorious for hogging energy, but many gas station owners feel required to use them, as they don't want to cut the canopy lights, and the inherent safety that they provide to their customers. However, there are ways to power gas station lights for safety, while still saving some money in the process.

Induction lights for gas station canopies offer gas station owners the chance to provide safe lighting for their customers. And since these types of lighting products are much more energy efficient than the traditional lighting products, they reduce the monthly energy bills for gas station owners. But energy savings alone isn't the only way that gas station owners save by using induction lights; these types of lights don't have to be replaced nearly as often as traditional bulbs, so there's also a significant savings in terms of ongoing maintenance to consider.

If you own a gas station, by all means keep your gas station canopy lights , burning for your customers; just do so the smart way by using induction retrofit lighting for your gas station canopies.

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Thursday, December 15, 2011

Do Induction Street Lights Save Money?

It's always good to be on the lookout for the environment. When technology actually produces something that is energy efficient, and friendlier to the environment than traditional products, we should all sit up and take notice. And people have been taking notice of induction lighting products. These lights are able to provide the kind of high quality, brilliant light that people are used to seeing in parking lots and along roadways, and they provide that kind of light, while having less of an impact on the environment. It's no wonder that people are calling induction lighting products “green lighting” products.

So, now we all know that induction lights are environmentally friendly, but many business owners want to know – Do induction street lights save money?

Yes, we all know that the bottom line is important to the government and to businesses, so it's only natural that folks want to know if induction street lights save money. And to avoid putting off the million dollar question any more, the answer is “Yes!” Companies and governments are already saving money by replacing traditional lighting with induction lighting products. Since these energy efficient lights consume less electricity, they cost less to operate. And since they also don't have to be replaced as often as traditional bulbs, they help to save even more money on maintenance costs and replacement bulb costs.

As you can see, induction lighting for street lights is both friendly to the environment and provides a tangible savings for the institutions that use them to replace their old, traditional lighting products. You just can't beat that – green lighting for less money!

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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

How do Induction Retrofits Work?

If you have been paying attention to the green lighting industry, you've more than likely noticed that there are some exciting, new lighting products that are being used to replace traditional light bulbs. These breakthrough lighting products are called induction lighting, and many companies and governmental institutions are on the fast track to retrofitting their traditional lights with induction lights. As people are hearing about the retrofits that are taking place, the question is often asked “How do induction retrofits work?”

Yes, “induction lighting retrofits” does sound like a very technical term, so it's no wonder that people are curious about just how these retrofits are taking place.

Is it expensive to replace old, traditional lighting products?

No, it's not. In fact, many organizations realize an almost immediate savings when they do a large scale replacement of all their traditional lights with induction lighting products. Yes, there is a cost associated, but  with the huge energy savings that is realized, the initial cost is quickly covered, and the organizations that use these lights continue to save money for years, as induction lights require less maintenance and allow for longer periods of time between replacements.

So, how do induction retrofits work?

This is the real beauty of induction retrofits – for most commercial or governmental lighting, a retrofit is as simple as replacing the traditional bulb with an induction light. Induction retrofits are just that – they are retrofit to work in the exact same kind of fixtures that used to house traditional bulbs. Street lamps, gas station canopies, parking lot lights, and many other types of commercial lighting can just as easily use these induction lights as they can traditional bulbs.

With money being saved, less energy being used and such easy replacements, it's no wonder that induction lights are making waves all over the world.

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Thursday, December 8, 2011

What are the Latest Green Lighting Practices?

With all of the talk about corporations and small businesses being more environmentally friendly, it was only a matter of time before we started hearing more about green lighting practices. If you think about just how much energy is used by governments, businesses and households, simply to provide electric light around the clock, you soon come to realize that all of this energy consumption leads to a pretty massive impact to our environment. There are some exciting lighting breakthroughs, though, that are paving the way to a greener way to light up the night.

Induction Lighting

Originally conceptualized by Tesla over 100 years ago, induction lighting products are finally being mass produced and are one of the most promising of all the green lighting practices. An induction light bulb differs significantly from traditional bulbs. These types of bulbs can actually provide a higher quality of light, while only consuming a fraction of the energy that traditional bulbs use. And since these types of light bulbs can now be produced and sold for reasonable prices, they are quickly becoming the most talked about lighting products in the world.

Saving Energy Now, and into the Future

As of the past few years, these green lighting products have been used in street lamps, parking lot lights, commercial store lighting and as gas station canopy lights. If you think just about all of the street lights in the world, and how much energy can be saved by retrofitting them with induction bulbs, you'll have a pretty good idea of the massive energy savings that will be accomplished as businesses begin to replace their traditional bulbs with induction lights.

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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

What's the Latest on Induction Lighting Products?

We all know that there is a real push going on these days to find cheaper, cleaner ways to power our world. From hybrid cars and alternative fuels, there are dozens of initiatives to make greener energy resources. And while we're likely to see lots of breakthroughs in the years to come, Induction Lighting Products exist right now that make it possible to light up our world, while saving on energy costs and impacting the environment less than traditional light bulbs and fixtures.

Why Induction Lighting Just Makes Sense

As the news is filled with all kinds of promising technology for new energy sources, we have to be smart about using the energy that we already use. Every year conventional light bulbs literally suck up tons of excess electricity. This means that more natural resources are being used to create energy that could be more fiscally used to power Induction Lighting Products. Because these lights use much less electricity over the longer life of the bulb, they have less of an effect on the world around us.

And since businesses and governments that pay the energy bills to light up streets, parks, garages and gas stations, can actually pay drastically lower energy prices, they get the benefit of saving more money every year.

With less of an impact on the environment and a tangible savings for users, induction lighting is poised to be the go-to lighting technology for businesses and consumers. Yes, we'll all see new fuels and ways to generate power, and those breakthroughs will be amazing. But in the meantime induction lights allow us to light the world while having a minimal impact on it.

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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Induction Retrofit Street Lighting: The Benefits

Small businesses, larger corporations and even local governments are all among the organizations that are implementing induction retrofit street lighting, to save money on energy costs and to take environmentally friendly action that benefits everyone. Since there's so much talk these days about induction retrofit street lighting in the industrial circuits, we put together the top three benefits of this new wave of lighting technology.

1.    Induction Retrofits last longer than conventional bulbs. For years lighting up streets and parking lots relied upon standard HID bulbs. As induction technology has progressed over the years, though, many businesses that require bright outdoor lighting have switched to induction retrofit street lighting. These bulbs can last up to 5 times longer than HID bulbs. That means that maintenance expenses are greatly reduced, which is something that every business and municipality can jump on board with.
2.    Induction Lights are Green. As the government continues to increase tax breaks for businesses that implement environmentally friendly operations, it's only natural that business owners would seek a greener way to light up roads and parking areas. Induction retrofit bulbs can easily replace standard bulbs and they use less energy.
3.    Lower energy costs. Speaking of less energy, a lower energy usage results in lower energy bills. Since everyone is concerned with stretching their operating budgets, induction lighting is the obvious way to go.

Less frequent replacements, green initiatives and lower energy costs make induction retrofit lighting the smart choice for lighting up the outside world. And, best of all, many businesses that replace their traditional bulbs realize an almost immediate savings, so the cost of switching to induction lights is easy to quantify in the yearly budget.

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Friday, November 25, 2011

Progress for Green Lighting Solutions

In recent years there has been an ongoing push for all things “environmentally friendly.” Finding green lighting solutions has been of key concern to business owners, as traditional light bulbs have never been very efficient, so they haven't exactly been considered to be environmentally friendly. In the never ending effort to introduce green lighting solutions in recent years, some pretty exciting breakthroughs have been made.

Here are some of the lighting solutions that have helped spark the energy revolution:

-    CFL Bulbs. Compact Fluorescent Bulbs have been popular for a few years now. These twisted little bulbs offer home owners a great alternative to the traditional incandescent light bulb. They last longer and use less energy than the older bulbs, and have paved the way for other green lighting solutions.
-    LED lights. For years, we've all seen LED lights creeping into every facet of life. From flashlights to indoor track lighting, LED products are certainly proving to be some of the most interesting, and energy saving light products currently available. It took a while for LED lights to catch on, but they are making a huge impact on the green lighting industry.
-    Induction Lights. When it comes to industrial sized outdoor lighting fixtures, nothing compares to induction lighting in terms of green lighting products. Induction bulbs can last up to five times longer than traditional bulbs, and they produce a high quality, white light that is hard to match.

As you can see, there have been some major advances in the world of environmentally friendly lighting products. CFL bulbs, LED lights and induction light retrofits are leading the way to light up the world while using less of our precious energy resources.

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Sunday, November 20, 2011

The Advantages of LED Track Lighting

The way a room, business or any type of fixed area is lit makes a big difference in how that area is perceived. In the home, nice lighting makes the environment more relaxing and inviting. In business, having the right lighting is essential to make the establishment professional looking and a place where customers want to spend time (and money.) LED Track Lighting is quickly becoming one of the most popular ways to light up homes and businesses all over the world.

Here are a few advantages that you get from LED Track Lighting:

-    They save space. We've all seen rooms where there are just too many bulky lamps taking up valuable floor space. And whether you're talking about a home setting or a busineR, G, and B LEDs [7]. Image via Wikipediass, floor space is always at a premium. When track lighting is used, those old lamps and lighting fixtures can go away, which frees up plenty of functional space in any type of room.
-    LED lights are more efficient. Conventional light bulbs are becoming somewhat of a dinosaur in today's world. LED Track Lighting offers plenty of bright, easy on the eyes illumination, and they do so while also using less energy. Everyone can use lower energy bills, so track lighting fixtures with LED lights are always a welcome addition.            
-    More options. When track lighting is installed, there are more ways to illuminate a space than ever before. Tracks can be run in a linear fashion or curved and shaped to nearly any custom specifics. It's always nice to have options, and track lighting rigs offer plenty of options for business and home owners.

Using LED track lights is the smart, space-saving alternative to bulky light fixtures. And since they offer superior light while using less energy, it's no wonder that these lights are so in demand these days.
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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Reliable Lighting for Gas Station Owners

There aren't many businesses that can stay open without adequate lighting. And this holds doubly true for gas stations. We all know that familiar glow off the highways and byways that indicate that a gas station is open for business, even when all the other establishments have closed up shop. Gas station canopy lights offer customers an immediate welcome and allow people to feel safe as they pull in during the night time hours. But how can gas station owners improve their lighting situation without breaking the bank in the process?

Induction Lights to the Rescue

Gas station owners are beginning to ditch the old canopy light bulbs and are now replacing them with induction light bulbs. Putting induction lights in as the replacement bulbs for gaLONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 1:  The sign...Image by Getty Images via @daylifes station canopy lights provides some potentially huge benefits to gas station owners. Here are a few of the benefits that owners have been reporting:

-    Longer bulb life. Induction light bulbs are rated at 100,000 hours of service. More time up means less time replacing bulbs, so maintenance costs go down over time.
-    Reduced energy bills. Induction lights do not use as much energy to provide high quality light. Less energy used means lower energy bills, which is something that every gas station owner can get on board with.
-    Brighter lights. Induction bulbs burn with a clear, white light that really illuminates outdoor areas well.

With benefits like those mentioned here, it's no wonder that even big gas station chains, like BP are switching their gas station canopy lights over to induction bulbs. Industry insiders are even calling induction lights the wave of the future for business owners and governmental agencies responsible for lighting up parking lots and roadways.
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Friday, November 11, 2011

Induction Lights: Smart Lighting for Parking Lots and Roadways

It's always interesting to see what local governments are doing to keep costs down and stay under budget. And in recent years, both businesses and local governments are working overtime to come up with smart, energy-efficient solutions. In fact, there have been some studies done lately, where small towns and cities have made serious efforts to find the most cost-effective, and energy efficient means of keeping their streets well lit. And in nearly all the case studies, induction street lights have been leading the way as the light bulb replacement products of choice.

They Last Longer

One city replaced all of their conventional light bulbs in their street lights with induction street lights. Over time this city realized some huge savings, as they did not have to replace their new induction street lights nearly as often as they had to when their street lights were using conventional bulbs. Since the induction retrofits last nearly five times as long as the older bulbs (under ideal circumstances), it naturally follows that product and maintenance costs end up dropping dramatically.

They Look Great

One thing that many folks have noticed during these case studies is that the light quality achieved with induction lights is superior to the light given off by standard street light bulbs. Nearly everyone agrees that the light generated by induction bulbs is simply clearer and easier on the eyes than traditional HID lamps. And since keeping roadways and parking lots well lit is such a big priority for businesses and governmental agencies, it only makes sense to go with the bulb that provides superior light.

With better light quality and a longer lasting bulb, it's certainly easy to understand why so many businesses and cities are replacing their street light bulbs with induction lights.
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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Induction Retrofits: It's Time for Longer-Lasting Lights

It never ceases to amaze us just how much money can go into simply replacing light bulbs in a business environment. For starters, there are the product costs that are associated with simply buying enough conventional bulbs to keep your business illuminated. And then it's time to consider how much money has to be paid out to maintenance staff to actually replace the bulbs. This viscous cycle seems like it never stops. Of course, there are smarter ways to replace those traditional bulbs. By using induction retrofits, you can start using bulbs that have a proven track record for lasting a lot longer than conventional bulbs.

Why Conventional Bulbs Burn Out So Quickly

Without going into too many technical details, the number one reason that conventional bulbs burn out so quickly has to do with their dependence on electrodes, or filaments. This particular element of a conventional bulb can only last for so many hours before it simply burns out. When that happens, it's time to fork out more money to replace the bulb. However, businesses that replace those conventional bulbs using induction retrofits don't have to worry about frequent bulb burnout. That's because induction lights don't use a filament, so the bulbs burn for a longer time. In the best case scenario induction retrofits can last up to 5 times longer than a conventional bulb.

Since induction lights last so much longer there's less money spent on replacement bulbs and less money put out for maintenance overhead. It's little wonder that so many business owners have totally switched over their lighting fixtures to exclusively use induction lights to keep costs down. After all, at the end of the day, a successful business owner is one that recognizes the value of products that last longer.

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Friday, November 4, 2011

Green Lighting Alternatives

It's amazing how much you see about environmental issues these days. And with dwindling natural resources, and pollution issues, it's no doubt that we're all going to be hearing a lot more about green products and services well into the next few years. And business owners will want to pay special attention to doing all they can to go green in their day to day operations. With the environmental issues in mind, lots of business owners and government entities are looking for green lighting alternatives.

Starting at the Source

We always hear a lot about alternative forms of energy in the news. The research is really showing some promise for new alternative fuels in the near future. However, being green isn't focused solely on fuel. In the case of green lighting products, like induction ligImage showing both a fluorescent and an incand...                                Image via Wikipediahting, the progress is being made by looking at the energy-consuming part of the light itself – the bulb – instead of the actual energy source. Induction lights are well known for consuming much less energy than conventional bulbs, which makes these replacement bulbs the ideal product for business owners to light up outside areas, like parking lots, outdoor canopies and other large areas that need to stay lit during the night time hours.

Less energy used, even when it is conventional energy, means less impact to the environment. And since induction lights are the green lighting choice that allows business owners to replace their conventional, energy-hogging bulbs, these green light products  make it  entirely possible, and affordable, to be environmentally friendly and to save money at the same time – a win-win situation that most business owners are sure to appreciate.
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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Induction Lighting: Smart Business Lighting Solutions

I'm always surprised by how many ways there are to save money on business expenses, when business owners just take the time to research some of the newer technologies. And with so much stress being put upon us all to also be good stewards of the resources our businesses use, the hunt is always on for ways to be more energy-conscious. To save money and make smart use of energy, we've come to recommend Induction Lighting to people. And with the money that can be saved by using induction lights, it's easy to understand why these bulbs are becoming the replacement bulbs of choice.Light#6Image by Môsieur J. [version 5.9a] via Flickr

They Last Longer

We all know when we purchase things for our business, that sooner or later those items are going to have to be replaced. After all, nothing lasts forever, right? Conventional light bulbs have always been a pain to deal with. Especially for business owners who need to keep outdoor areas lit throughout the year. Thankfully, induction lighting lasts a heck of a lot longer than those old conventional bulbs. That means that business owners don't have to purchase bulbs as often, which equals less money out of the budget.

But induction lighting also saves business owners money on maintenance fees. Since they don't have to be replaced nearly as often, business owners don't have to fork out additional fees to have bulbs replaced. Induction bulbs also use a lot less energy, so the monthly energy expenditures tend to go down for business owners who make the switch.

We all want to find smarter ways to conduct business, and induction retrofit bulbs are a great way to get started.
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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Induction Lighting Price Made Simple

It’s always been important for companies to save money. But these days, keeping the budget balanced is more important than ever before. As energy costs continue to rise, many businesses are doing their part to save overhead costs by installing energy efficient lighting fixtures. Induction lighting is quickly becoming the preferred energy-efficient lighting technology. So how can a company justify switching to induction lighting? And what is the expected induction lighting price that most companies can expect to pay?

What Are Your Lighting Needs?

It’s impossible to give a cookie-cutter induction lighting price that will cover every business. There are however, some very real numbers that can be crunched to give business owners and management an idea of how much money can be saved by switching from traditional lights to induction lights.

A Quick Demo

Let’s look at a business that has just 50, 320 watt metal halide fixtures. If this company kept these lighting fixtures running for 10,000 hours a year, the total cost for lighting would be approximately $20,240. Now, if those light fixtures were to be replaced with induction lighting, at a cost of roughly $300 per fixture, the energy bill to keep those lights running would be about $5,775.  So, the cost of upgrading the lighting fixtures to induction lights would be recouped within 12 months. After that, companies would be looking at around $15,000 per year in savings.

Induction lightingprice is made even more attractive when you consider the fact that most lights can be burned for 100,000 hours before replacement is needed. In the scenario above, that would mean that the lights would not need to be replaced for 10 years.

As you can see, induction lighting is more energy-efficient than traditional lights, which means that business owners can significantly reduce overhead costs by simply switching to induction lights in the near future.

Monday, October 24, 2011

The Benefits of Gas Station Canopy Lights

Anyone who has ever had to fill up the gas tank during the evening or overnight hours has undoubtedly noticed gas station canopy lights. In fact, gas station owners put a lot of thought, and money, into the canopy lights that they use at their establishment. It’s important for these gas station owners to provide a well lit environment for their after-hours customers, while still keeping their operating budget as low as possible. To satisfy both of these important business needs, many of these gas station owners are now installing induction lighting for their gas station canopylights.

Why Induction Lighting?

BP gas stations often operate at a roughly 5% net profit margin. That means that these stations have to run as efficiently as possible. And since energy costs associated with keeping lights running throughout the night can often get very high, it’s in the best interest of the bottom line to have the most efficient lights available. Induction lights are known for being extremely energy-efficient, so they have been a natural fit for station owners looking to keep their bottom line in check.

Less Maintenance

And since these types of gas station canopy lights typically last for upwards of 100,000 hours, they don’t have to be replaced as often as traditional lighting products. Plus, there is less maintenance overhead, as years can go by without a single canopy light having to be replaced. Over time these types of savings really add up, and allow gas station owners to operate a more profitable business.

When all the benefits of induction lights are tallied, it’s easy to understand why industry leaders, like BP, are installing induction lights at all of their gas stations. Induction canopy lights produce high quality illumination, use less energy and last longer than traditional lights. That adds up to a winning combination for gas station owners.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Induction Street Lights - Green Lighting for the Roads

A lot of people have been doing what they can around the house to be more energy-efficient. For lots of these folks, replacing traditional light bulbs with newer technologies has proven to be a great way to save money on energy bills and reduce impact on the environment. Municipalities and governmental bodies are doing their part to be greener in their lighting choices too. And that has led many of these governing bodies to using induction street lights.

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Induction street lights have become the de facto choice in green lighting for cities all over the United States. These street lights use less energy, so they allow cities to keep their highways, byways and back roads safely illuminated, while having less impact on the bottom line. As so many municipalities are doing what they can to stay under budget, it's easy to understand why so many of them are switching to induction lighting on their streets.

Less Labor Costs

Replacing burnt out light bulbs in street lights can prove to be a very costly endeavor. Since induction street lights have a longer life than other lighting products, they don't have to be replaced as often. That means that cities can have replacement crews out on the street less often. This savings alone can go a long way in helping cities and towns save money, while still providing the high quality lights needed to keep the streets well illuminated during the evening, night and early morning hours.

Higher efficiency, longer product life and less labor are just three of the top reasons that outdoor induction lights are becoming the lighting products of choice all over the world. And since communities are doing their part in going green by installing induction lights, they are doing their part to responsibly light up the streets.

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Monday, October 17, 2011

Incorporating LED Track Lighting to Your Space

These days LED Track Lighting is very popular with people who want to illuminate virtually any type of setting. Both homeowners and business owners are discovering that these attractive lights make a great addition to any home or business location. Track lighting helps to light up spaces, without cluttering the immediate environment. The end result is a more attractive room that has adequate, easy-on-the-eyes lighting.

Longer Life

LED lights are known for lasting much longer than the traditional light bulb. And while customers can install traditional bulbs in a track light fixture, it only makes sense to install a longer lasting light, like an LED light. Since most tracking light set ups have multiple lights by default, making those lights LED means that bulbs don’t have to be changed on a regular basis, and that the light levels in the room will stay consistently bright, an added safety feature to those visiting.

Moreover, LED track lighting highlights your products in a more attractive way, making them more desirable for the customer. 

Virtually any home or business setting can benefit from a simple LED Track Lighting installation. There are many different designs and schemes to choose from, so there are rigs to suit any type of setting. And since the light quality is always high with the best LED track lights, spaces look better than ever with these lights installed.
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