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SEPCO-Solar Lighting's Blog on Renewable Energy and Green Ideas

Five Trends in Sustainable Construction

on 6/5/19 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 0 Comments | Guest Post Green Ideas Renewable Energy Conservation
  Sustainability and environmentally friendly practices have become increasingly popular in recent years. The construction industry has become more invested than ever in lowering the environmental impact involved in their actions. An increase in public awareness, the passage of environmentally friendly legislation, and government incentives have all fueled the rising demand for eco-friendly construction practices. Here are a few sustainable construction trends that are growing in popularity.  
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Why Being Eco-Friendly is Beneficial for Branding

on 5/22/19 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 0 Comments | Guest Post Green Ideas Conservation
  Having an eco-friendly image is the way to go when promoting your brand in 2019. Brands such as Innocent and Lush have constructed their brand around their eco-friendly principles and it pays off. Today, consumers have a conscience, and making your company’s ethical views public and incorporating them into your brand is a great way to attract clientele. In fact, 90% of CEOs saying that sustainability is fundamental to success in business today.  
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Comparing Solar Light Pole Project Cost vs System Cost

  Often in the solar lighting industry, we receive calls asking for a system to meet a need in an area where power is not feasible to bring out, but then months later, the customer tells you they decided to bring power out to the area. This becomes a frustrating reality because most people see the system cost, and instead should look at the overall project cost. Let me explain.  
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Solar Tax Incentives May Not Expire But 2019 Is The End Of 30%

on 5/1/19 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 1 Comment | Solar Lighting Solar Power Renewable Energy Funding
The Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC) is not ending, but 2019 is the end of the 30% benefit and will begin to reduce after this year. What does this mean for people looking to go solar? Act now on getting your systems purchased and installed.
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Independent Power Producers – Can They Really Boost Your Profitability?

on 4/3/19 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 1 Comment | Guest Post Green Ideas Solar Power Renewable Energy Conservation
Sites eager to boost their mining power and power generation reliability may benefit from contracting an independent power producer. Although short-term power solutions have their advantages, independent power producers are effective in combating power outages and other power-related problems.  
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Pros And Cons Of Using Commercial Solar Panels

on 2/27/19 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 7 Comments | Guest Post Green Ideas Solar Power Conservation
As the effects of climate change slowly begin its toll on various countries around the world, millions of people have made their beliefs known that it’s time for the world to use green energy. This includes using hydro, wind, and solar energy sources which are derived in nature. For solar energy, users should invest in panels in order to generate electricity for various purposes.
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30 Ways to Make Your Office Space Green (Infographic)

on 2/20/19 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 1 Comment | Guest Post Green Ideas Infographics Conservation
Nowadays, most people are fully aware of the impact their actions have on the environment. In fact, people all over the world go to great lengths to reduce their carbon footprint. Most of these efforts take place in the home and in our personal lives: choosing showers over baths, separating the recycling and turning off lights as we leave rooms. Yet, for some reason, this noble effort doesn’t always translate to the office.
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How to Deal with Light Trespass with your Next Solar Lighting Project

  When designing a lighting solution, light trespass needs to be considered, especially when located near a neighborhood. Light pollution is another factor that should be looked at when in the design phase of a lighting project. There are a few ways you can prevent light trespass while not losing illumination on your project specifically.
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Why Solar Lighting Systems are the Best Option for Parks and Recreation

  Parks and Recreation Departments have been using solar lighting systems for many years now as they provide a solution to illuminate the required area without disturbing the surrounding areas. Since most parks are older and did not take into consideration the needs for lighting or power when initially developed, a great many are lacking in lighting for nighttime use.
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SEPCO Completes an Internal Solar Sign Lighting for Jupiter Medical

on 1/16/19 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 0 Comments | SEPCO News & Information Solar Lighting Design Sign Lighting
  Jupiter Medical Center has been working on updating and upgrading their facility. One of these upgrades was to provide a new sign on the corner of the main roadway to direct people to the hospital and emergency room. Because the sign was located in the median, brining in traditional grid power would have increased the construction costs and road closure times. Instead, the Innerface Architectural Signage Inc, the sign manufacturer, worked closely with SEPCO to find a solar solution to power the LED modules from dusk to dawn, year-round.
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