Premier Lighting Case Study: LED Library Retrofit

Customer Profile: The Chisago Lakes Library in Chisago City is part of the East Central Library System and serves primarily the Chisago Lakes Area of Chisago City, Lindstrom, Center City, Shafer and Taylors Falls as well as the other surrounding townships. Goal: As with many buildings relying on local outside support, conserving dollars and supporting […]

8 Foot LED T8 Replacement for T12HO T8HO R17d Base

Finally there is an easy solution for retrofitting 8′ T8HO and T12HO fluorescent lamps. Commonly found in sign lighting among other commercial applications, T8HO and T12HO fluorescent lamps have an R17d double recessed contact base. Trying to retrofit these fixtures with standard LED T8 lamps can be troublesome, particularly in fixtures where changing the socket […]

Light Fights: LED vs. HID

LEDs have gotten a great deal of attention lately, but do they really have what it takes to outperform the tried-and-true favorites in the HID category? Let’s find out… Applications In the past, HID lights were often the go-to choice in applications where a large amount of visible light was needed in a sizeable area. […]

Premier Lighting Case Study: LED Optimization Project

Customer Profile: Enterprise Rent-A-Car was founded in 1957, named after the WWII aircraft carrier the US Enterprise, on which the company founder served during the war. Today Enterprise has operations in over 30 countries with over 7,20 locations. In Minnesota, Premier Lighting has been proud to assist with lighting at several Enterprise locations. Goal: Enterprise […]

Keystone High CRI LED Tube, the First 90 CRI LED T8

90 CRI LED Tubes

We have had many requests for 90 CRI LED T8 lamps and now there is finally a solution, with Keystone’s high CRI LED Tube hitting the market. Currently available only in Direct Drive configuration, otherwise known as Type B or ballast bypass. Constructed with the same shatterproof glass coating design as Keystone’s other LED T8 […]

Keystone FutureFit LED Module/Driver Kits

Keystone's LED Sconce Retrofit

The award-winning FutureFit series from Keystone enables you to convert your legacy fixtures into energy-efficient LED systems. Each Retrofit Kit includes the appropriate Keystone LED driver, module and mounting accessory for an easy installation process. No need to guess on bulb replacements or buy a costly new fixture, simply FutureFit! Keystone’s Linear FutureFit Kit is designed […]

Health Concerns from LED Street Lighting?

Is LED Street Lighting bad for humans?

In June of 2016, the American Medical Association (AMA) released a statement that some LED lights are harmful when used as a street light. The official AMA statement on the effects of LED street lighting has caused quite a stir in the lighting industry. There have been several responses from lighting organizations debunking the AMA […]

Before You Blame the LED…

In the early stages of LED hitting the lighting market, a common phrase came with the purchase of an LED bulb that colored the perception of buyers. “Lasts a lifetime”. This misnomer was created years ago by early manufacturers to entice shoppers to convert to LED, back when the cost of even a standard A19 […]