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SEPCO-Solar Lighting Blog

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

Old Style HPS Lights vs Solar Powered LED Lights

Over the last decade, LEDs have evolved greatly. Not only has their light output increased, but also their efficiencies and price points have changed drastically. There are so many benefits to using LED fixtures, but one of the largest is the benefits to nature and the environment. Here are some of the ways that LEDs have really stepped up to the plate to make our world a little brighter.
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Using Outdoor Lighting to Protect Local Wildlife and Environment

on 9/19/17 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 0 Comments | General Lighting Guest Post LED Lighting Dark Sky Friendly Lighting
Outdoor lighting is not just valuable for landscaping companies. It has also brought a multitude of advantages to today’s consumers. However, we wonder if these outdoor lighting fixtures adversely affect the nearby wildlife and our environment? A large number of studies reveal that using outdoor lighting often disrupts the natural flow of wildlife. For instance, sea turtles get affected by bright lights of condos and insects circle bright outdoor lights.
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Solar LED Lighting Solutions for Rural Areas

  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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What Light Pollution Means to the Future of Lighting

  We are from a small town, so the difference between us and a place like New York City as far as light pollution is way different; however, we all experience some form of light pollution. Light pollution isn’t something you think of, but does it really affect us?
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Dark Sky Friendly Lighting is Necessary Now More Than Ever

on 1/14/14 9:30 AM By | SEPCO | 0 Comments | General Lighting Conservation Dark Sky Friendly Lighting
Ever look at a map from a satellite in orbit? Notice all the lights that you can see. What about looking up at night to find the stars in the sky? How much do you not actually see due to light pollution? These are some serious questions that are starting to be asked by more people. Light pollution is becoming a problem and dark sky friendly lighting is the key to solving this issue.
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