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Light Fights: LED vs. Fluorescent

In this post, we’re continuing our “Light Fight” series where we compare two different lighting options used in similar applications. In today’s matchup we have the ever-popular fluorescent bulbs versus the still evolving, yet promising LED lights. Have LEDs already surpassed fluorescents in terms of quality, cost, and energy efficiency? Let’s explore the two technologies… […]

Lighting Legislation Update

In 2007, when the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) was signed into law it resulted in the Department of Energy (DOE) issuing new energy efficiency standards for light bulbs. Although you may not have noticed, since 2012 (or 2011 if you live in California) the DOE has been progressively phasing out some of the […]

LED Lighting Efficiency

LEDs, or Light Emitting Diodes, have been around for years, but only recently evolved to the point where they became useful as a lighting solution. Now, thanks to their high-quality light and energy efficiency, they are some of the most popular lights on the market. How efficient are they? LEDs use about 85% less electricity […]

Lighting Retrofit Cost Savings

A lighting retrofit is the process of replacing components of an existing lighting system with parts that are more energy efficient. Naturally, there are some costs associated with making the transition, yet for many it’s a sensible choice since the changes not only make a facility more eco-friendly but can result in significant energy savings […]

Premier Lighting Case Study: HID Pole Light LED Retrofit

Customer Profile: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) is a Christian restorationist church that is considered by its followers to be the restoration of the original church founded by Jesus Christ. The church is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, and has established congregations and built temples worldwide. Goal: Those in charge […]