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

Benefits To Working With A Solar Light Distributor

on 6/13/18 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 0 Comments | Solar Lighting General Lighting LED Lighting Funding
  When you are looking for your next solar light project, look to using a distributor to help with the process of design and purchasing. Distributors have a large network of manufacturers they have relationships with and know quality products that they can refer you to use for most any project. Here are some of the benefits to working with a solar light distributor for any project, small to large.
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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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Anatomy of a Solar Street Light

on 9/26/17 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 2 Comments | Solar Lighting General Lighting Street Lighting
Solar street lights are becoming more popular as a green alternative is becoming the go to option for sustainability. Solar street lights provide a better value for cost, optimum lighting, and a renewable source of energy, lower maintenance, and easier installation. With all these factors added up, solar street lights can be the best replacement for most applications. One of the biggest game changing factors happening now is the reduction in the cost of solar panels and the efficiency ratings of batteries are constantly improving.
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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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LED FAQ: What’s Behind the Bulbs?

on 8/22/17 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 1 Comment | General Lighting Guest Post LED Lighting
The LED was first documented in 1962, but has become popular in recent years for a multitude of reasons. It’s unique construction and relativly low environmental impact make it extremely useful in situations from the domestic to the industrial. LEDs come in a wide range of sizes and colors, so the applications are infinite. Understanding how an LED works can be tricky, but when you abandon the jargon, it can be understood relatively easily. If you’re considering using LEDs for a lighting project, understanding how the bulbs work can help you conceptualize and install whatever it is you’re planning. This guide will introduce the science of LEDs, and explain their many applications and benefits.
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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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5 Energy Guzzling Appliances to Keep an Eye On

on 4/11/17 11:33 AM By | SEPCO | 4 Comments | General Lighting Guest Post Green Ideas LED Lighting
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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Simple Ways To Go Green With Your Business

on 3/21/17 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 1 Comment | General Lighting Guest Post Green Ideas
  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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How To Create a Better Solar Street Light Specification

on 11/8/16 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 12 Comments | General Lighting LED Lighting Street Lighting Solar Lighting Design
Before examining the means with which to create a BETTER solar street light specification, let’s start by taking a closer look at very bad solar street light specification from a recently released bid—as there is much to be learned in the process.
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New Solar Lighting Options with LEDs

on 10/11/16 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 0 Comments | Solar Lighting General Lighting LED Lighting
  Many years ago, when solar lighting was in its infancy, all people would think of is the huge solar panels with the standard industrial fixtures that were starting to show up. The low lumen output of old style lamps required such high wattages to be used, wasting power and having power losses that had to be taken into consideration.  
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