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Give Me 10 Minutes, I’ll Give You 3 Truths About Solar Lighting

on 4/18/18 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 0 Comments | Solar Lighting Solar Lighting Design
There is a lot of information bouncing around about solar lighting. Some people love it, some people don’t. There are many pros and cons with solar lighting, but the one thing that always seems to get lost in the shuffle is the reason behind using solar lighting systems. Here are some truths behind solar lighting:
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Gardens of Woodberry Solar Walkway Lighting

on 4/4/18 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 0 Comments | Pathway Lighting
SEPCO recently worked with a local Property Management Company for a neighborhood to provide lighting along walkways and street lights in areas that were difficult to bring traditional power to.
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Solar Bus Shelter Lighting for Eastern Michigan University

on 3/20/18 11:03 AM By | SEPCO | 0 Comments | Solar Lighting LED Lighting Bus Stop & Shelter Lighting
SEPCO worked in conjunction with Eastern Michigan University to illuminate their bus shelters around the campus using solar lighting systems. This custom solar lighting system was installed to provide additional safety and security to students using the transit system around the campus.
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Benefits of Choosing Solar Lighting

Solar lighting systems provide security and illumination in needed areas when grid power is unattainable or costly to bring to a site, where a company is looking for a grid alternative to showcase their green initiative, or for companies looking to get LEED points for a new project installation. Solar lights are a great alternative and a cost effective solution for projects like this since there isn’t much for installation costs and zero costs to trench in the grid power.
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Solar Flagpole Light for Parkway South High School

on 3/6/18 10:42 AM By | SEPCO | 1 Comment | Flagpole Lighting Solar Lighting Design
SEPCO recently worked with Parkway South High School to help illuminate their flag. Electrical service was going to be difficult to get to the location of the flag and they were looking for a solution to not have to take it down every night. Since it is good flag etiquette to illuminate a flag from dusk to dawn when leaving it up over night, they started looking for a solar solution.
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How will solar energy be used 20 years from now?

on 2/20/18 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 2 Comments | Guest Post Green Ideas Solar Power Renewable Energy Conservation
The future is always hard to predict. But by tracing current trends in energy use, the solar energy industry, and scientific research into the future, we can pull back the curtain just a bit to steal a glimpse of what solar power might look like in 2038.
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How to Choose a Solar Street Light Manufacturer

on 2/13/18 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 2 Comments | Solar Lighting Street Lighting
The industry of solar street lighting manufacturing has advanced immensely from 2008 to today. Many solar companies have emerged as solar lighting experts, but how can you know if the solar street lighting manufacturer is a company that you can rely on? The following five questions will help clients to ask the correct questions when choosing the solar street light manufacture they can count on:
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Sun and Its Energy: The Perfect Synergy

on 2/6/18 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 0 Comments | Guest Post Green Ideas Solar Power Renewable Energy
  “The sun is the only safe nuclear reactor, situated as it is some ninety-three million miles away.” -  Stephanie Mills Sun has provided energy from time immemorial to all the living creatures on the earth for their growth and development. The concerns about climate change and continuous depletion of energy resources have paved way for renewable sources of energy. Technology has seen immense caliber in sun and hence the solar industry has become a pivot of renewable energy sector. The trend is on rise for all the good reasons.
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What is NET ZERO

on 1/30/18 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 0 Comments | Green Ideas Renewable Energy Conservation
  NET Zero can be looked at in a multi sectional or holistic approach of reducing Energy, Water, and Waste on a facility or home. It provides a way of reducing or completely eliminating wasted power and provide a better way to design efficiencies into buildings and homes during the design and building phase, but also provides ways to update existing structures to become more energy efficient.
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Types of Solar Powered LED Outdoor Lights for Walkways and Pathways

on 1/23/18 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 1 Comment | Solar Lighting Pathway Lighting Parks & Recreation
Walkways and pathways have two main ways to provide lighting; overhead or low level lighting. Overhead lighting is provided by traditional fixtures either standard industrial fixtures or decorative post top fixtures. Low level lighting is typically provided by bollards or ingrade fixtures like step lights. Both these style fixtures provide different lighting levels and are good for specific types of lighting applications.
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