5 Common Lighting Misconceptions

By Clarissa Allison | June 3rd, 2016 The lighting industry grows and changes, and many common misconceptions have arisen. New technology sees the movement towards energy conscious lighting alternatives. There are even some myths regarding our old standby, the incandescent bulb, that may surprise you! Read on for some enlightening facts on illumination: Myth: LED’s can… Read more

5 Common Lighting Misconceptions

LED Bulbs – The Smarter Lighting Solution

By Clarissa Allison | November 6th, 2015 Energy experts know that the incandescent bulb has gone the way of the dinosaur. In fact, in 2007, Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act, which requires that all light bulbs sold on the market have a 30 percent increase in efficiency over today’s standard incandescent bulbs… Read more

LED Bulbs – The Smarter Lighting Solution

Solar Lighting – The Green Solution!

  By Clarissa Allison | August 28th, 2015 If you are a homeowner considering outdoor lighting, then you have probably heard about solar landscape lighting. In addition to being environmentally friendly, solar lighting is an alternative cost-efficient means of lighting up your outdoor space. Setting up these types of maintenance-free lights is virtually quick and painless, not… Read more


Go Green with LED Lighting

By Clarissa Allison | May 1st, 2015   LED lighting has made a colossal impact since it was first introduced to the market in 1962.  What used to be simply white or blue dim light output is now available in most spectrums of the color temperature as well as high output light. LED fixtures can… Read more


Pond and Water Garden Lighting for Beginners

By Clarissa Allison | April 24th, 2015 If you are looking for a place to escape from life’s every day hustle and bustle, lighting your backyard pond or water garden can transform the setting into your own personal storybook retreat or exotic getaway. Consider the Possibilities A primary consideration to begin with involves your existing… Read more

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Coastal Sea Turtle Lights – Where Nature Meets Technology

Fact: There are 7 species of sea turtles and 6 of those are found in the United States and all 6 are listed under the Endangered Species Act. Sadly, they typically end up being eaten by predators or die from not being able to enter the water quickly enough. To combat the reduced population, regulations… Read more

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