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Is it Your Ballast or Your Lights Failing?

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Is it Your Ballast or Your Lights Failing?

Whether you are using fluorescent tubes or one of our LED troffer retrofit kits, you may see dimming, flickering, or color changing after extended use. You might think your lights are going bad. But in the case of fixtures with external hardware, you might want to check your ballast before tossing your bulbs. A ballast regulates the amount of electricity running through your light bulbs to ensure they don’t burn out quickly. Once it gives off enough voltage to start your bulbs, it quickly shunts the current down to a steady flow. If the ballast goes bad your lights are...

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LED High Bays in a Nutshell to Help You Make the Right Purchase

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LED High Bays in a Nutshell to Help You Make the Right Purchase

It's no secret that LED high bays are our bread and butter. More often than not we get calls requesting LED linear high bay lights and the occasional UFO style fixture. No matter which style you choose though, they share the same function, high output, and use cases. Last week, we went in-depth on our LED linear high bay light. There are many features that make it the optimal upgrade from your old and dimming lights. So we decided to help you hone in on the essentials. Whether you are a repeat customer or a contractor looking for the right fixtures for a...

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All You Need to Know About the LED Linear High Bay

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All You Need to Know About the LED Linear High Bay

There are few things more essential to a safe workplace than lighting. And when it comes to large indoor spaces, LED high bay lights are the ideal solution. They are one of our higher output fixtures and can illuminate vast vertical and horizontal spaces. We offer linear style high bays in different configurations so here are some quick facts: Available in 2 ft. 110W or 165W, & 4 ft. 223W, 265W, or 325W 14410 - 34450 Lumens 5000K White Color Temperature 120° Beam Angle 120-277V Working Voltage Frosted Diffuser Lens Includes V-brackets & Chains for Pendant Mounting You might be...

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Incandescent vs. Fluorescent Lights; What Comes Out on Top?

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Incandescent vs. Fluorescent Lights; What Comes Out on Top?

Being an LED light supplier, we are hard advocates of its higher efficiency and brighter output. And while we’ve pitted LED against incandescent and fluorescent lights, we’ve never taken a look at them against each other. So this week, we are going to explore how they work in order to see which light you should buy if LED isn’t accessible to you at this time. How Incandescent Lights Work An incandescent bulb is made up of a glass mount holding the support wires and a 1-inch coiled tungsten filament inside. Inert gas fills the bulb to keep the filament from evaporating....

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5 Fun LED Uses to Inspire Your Next Project

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5 Fun LED Uses to Inspire Your Next Project

This week, we’re taking an outside look at how you can use LED lighting. While we provide professional solutions, we do think about other ways it is changing how we live, work, and play. LED lighting benefits are no secret and their versatility can inspire many projects like these: Backlight The most versatile method yet, you can add LED lighting behind anything from flat screens to kitchen cabinets. A backlight will not only accent the lines of your cabinets but also help you locate utensils or tools. You can use a wide range of LED lights like desk light bars and our...

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