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Keepers of the Light: 10 Surprising Facts About Electricians

Posted by SEPCO on 6/27/17 10:00 AM


Only when one experiences a power failure or a blackout is when we realize just how dependent we are on electricity for just about any aspect of our lives. The electricians are the people who ensure that we get the electricity we need and that it is well maintained and repaired in a timely manner when power cuts or other problems on the network occur. What you may not know is that it is not so easy to become an electrician, and that there are certain specific requirements which all electricians need to comply to in order to do their work.

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Topics: Guest Post, Installation

Shading Concerns for Solar Lighting for Parking Lots

Posted by SEPCO on 6/13/17 10:30 AM


Solar energy is a great source that offers free energy year round. However, the power production of a solar panel can be greatly affected by shading. It is best for each location to be analyzed for optimum sun exposure. SEPCO specializes in stand-alone battery powered systems that operate our solar lighting for parking lots installations. Our systems are designed for a specific amount of power for each night. Therefore, it is important to be able to calculate exactly how much energy the system is producing as there is no back up power from the electrical grid when shading occurs.


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Topics: Solar Lighting, Parking Lot Lighting, Installation

6 Things to Know Before Going Solar

Posted by SEPCO on 6/6/17 10:00 AM


When shopping for a residential solar system you can feel overwhelmed by the quantity of companies out there. But the big question is, How to choose the right company with the right solar system.

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Topics: Guest Post, Solar Power, Renewable Energy

SolarViper Systems Illuminate Great Lawrence Family Health Center Parking

Posted by SEPCO on 5/23/17 10:02 AM


SEPCO worked closely with Electrical Dynamics, Inc in Lawrence MA to provide lighting to a project where grid power wasn’t feasible. A small triangle parking lot for the Great Lawrence Family Health Center had no lighting for their patients, especially after the sun goes down in the winter months. Solar lighting systems are the best option to provide the required lighting without the high costs of trenching and construction of the surrounding area to bring in grid power.

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Topics: Solar Lighting, LED Lighting, Parking Lot Lighting, Solar Lighting Design

Solar LED Lighting Solutions for Rural Areas

Posted by SEPCO on 5/16/17 10:00 AM


Rural areas have less infrastructure; therefore, making access to power and lighting more difficult and costly. Solar provides the power for many of these applications at a fraction of the cost to bring in the required power, especially with the cost of solar decreasing at a rapid rate.

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Topics: Solar Lighting, General Lighting, LED Lighting, Security Lighting, Solar Lighting Design, Building Structure Lighting, Dark Sky Friendly Lighting, Area Lighting

Lockport Powerhouse Solar Powered LED Flagpole Light

Posted by SEPCO on 5/9/17 10:00 AM


In an area near the Lockport Powerhouse, a flag was being installed on this historic site, but bringing power to this specific location was difficult. Since flags are to be illuminated from dusk to dawn, solar powered LED flagpole light systems came to the rescue.


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Topics: Solar Lighting, Flagpole Lighting, Solar Lighting Design

Simple Solar Lighting and Power Facts – Analyzing Cost Differences

Posted by SEPCO on 4/25/17 10:00 AM


This is the final installment in our Simple Solar Lighting and Power Facts series. Finally we want to cover the cost difference between solar lighting and power systems compared to traditional grid powered lighting and power systems.


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Topics: Solar Lighting, Solar Power, Solar Lighting Design

5 Energy Guzzling Appliances to Keep an Eye On

Posted by SEPCO on 4/11/17 11:33 AM

Alternatives to make an home energy efficient is something which we should always be there as the most available options. On this article I will behaving a look at various appliances around the home and how you can reduce how much energy they are using.

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Topics: General Lighting, Guest Post, Green Ideas, LED Lighting

4 Factors That Could Affect a Solar Street Light Proposal

Posted by SEPCO on 3/28/17 10:00 AM

There are many different factors to consider when putting together a solar street light proposal. Not many people know all the considerations required, but here is a list of a few little-known factors that can make the specification process a little less stressful. With this information, you will be able to not only create a better specification, but ensure that solar is the right fit for your application.


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Topics: Solar Lighting, Street Lighting, Solar Lighting Design

Simple Ways To Go Green With Your Business

Posted by SEPCO on 3/21/17 10:00 AM


In present day America, some of the best long term investments a business could make is by going green. What used to be extremely expensive has drastically fallen in price and makes more sense than ever - solar just beat wind energy and expected to be cheaper than coal within the next decade.


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Topics: General Lighting, Guest Post, Green Ideas

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