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What Makes an LED Bulb Flicker and How to Solve the LED Flicker Effect

With fluorescent lighting gradually being displaced in favor of LED, many thought the days of dealing with flickering lights were over. Despite flickering being less present in LED than with fluorescent systems, it is certainly still a factor. What are the causes of this, and are there solutions? Types of Flickering There are two types […]

Premier Lighting Case Study: Office Building LED Retrofit

Retrofitting fluorescent T8 with LED T8 17W

Customer Profile: Smiths Medical is a leading global manufacturer of specialty medical devices, and has been in business for over 65 years, operating in 30 countries with sales to 120 countries. They employ nearly 8,000 people in six continents. Goal: Smiths Medical’s growth led the company to seek larger space for their Minnesota-based world head-quarters. […]

Premier Lighting Case Study: Replacing Fluorescent Highbays with LED Fixtures

Replacing fluorescent high bays with LED fixtures

Customer Profile: Since 1926, Graco Inc. has been a leading provider of premium pumps and spray equipment for fluid handling in the construction, manufacturing, processing, and maintenance industries. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Graco works closely with distributors around the world to offer innovative products that set the quality standard for spray finishing, paint circulation, lubrication, […]

Premier Lighting Case Study: Holiday Gas Station LED Canopy Lights

New LED Gas Canopy Fixture

Customer Profile: Holiday Stationstores is a recognized leader in the convenience store industry with over 500 stores throughout ten states in the northern region of the United States: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Washington, Alaska and the Dakotas. Holiday provides customers with a shopping experience that is unique to the convenience store industry – […]

Premier Lighting Case Study: AAA Auto Parts Warehouse Retrofit

Customer Profile: AAA Auto Parts is an automotive recycler in the Twin Cities area that has access to any auto part. Their goal for the last 30 years has been to make finding the right, quality recycled part as easy as possible for their customers. Goal: Having high-level rack warehouses that store over 45,000 square feet […]

Premier Lighting Case Study: Stuart Companies LED Retrofit

Customer Profile: Stuart Companies was founded in 1970 and has grown from a 150 unit property to 5000 units today. Their portfolio includes a diverse array of properties; market rate apartments and townhomes, a senior housing campus that includes Memory Care, Independent Living and Assisted Living, affordable housing, student housing and commercial. Goal: As a […]

Replacing plug-in compact fluorescents with LED

CFL PL Lamp base types for retrofitting to LED

Next to linear fluorescents, plug-in compact fluorescents are one of the most common light sources found in commercial buildings. Given their popularity, there has been a huge focus on energy-saving LED alternatives to these plug-in compact fluorescents. The available LED options for replacing compact fluorescent plug-in bulbs are following the same path as LED T8 […]

Premier Lighting Case Study: Gas Station LED Retrofit

LED Canopies and LED Wallpacks at Gas Station

Customer Profile: Olson’s Market in Circle Pines Minnesota has been serving the needs of it’s loyal customers for over twenty years. Goal: With the lights on for long hours, it became a grueling task for Olson’s to continue maintaining their old, inefficient lighting system. Olson’s was looking for a new lighting system that would both save energy […]