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5 Mistakes when Comparing Outdoor LED Solar Powered Lights

5 Mistakes when Comparing Outdoor LED Solar Powered Lights

Outdoor LED solar powered lights are a great way to illuminate an area without having to deal with running additional utility lines. The solar powered lights charge from the sun..

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Brighten Your Space with Outdoor LED Solar Powered Lights

Brighten Your Space with Outdoor LED Solar Powered Lights

Look around – do you see the dark areas surrounding you at night? Of those spaces, wouldn't it be so much nicer if it was illuminated, even for a short time, at night?   Many of..

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Solar Lighting Design: What are lighting zones?

Solar Lighting Design: What are lighting zones?

When designing outdoor lighting requirements, there is a factor that doesn't seem to get talked about much; lighting zones. These zones help determine how much light is required..

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How to Develop Your Small Business Sustainability Plan

How to Develop Your Small Business Sustainability Plan

As a prospective small business owner, you have a lot to gain by adopting a sustainability plan. Beyond supporting the environment and reducing your impact on the planet, building..

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A Super Quick Look at Solar LED Security Lighting Systems

A Super Quick Look at Solar LED Security Lighting Systems

Lighting an area for security has been instrumental in deterring crime, preventing accidents, improving functionality, and improving the security of public, business, and..

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How HOAs & Communities Use Commercial Solar Lighting Systems

How HOAs & Communities Use Commercial Solar Lighting Systems

Many homes are now installing solar on their roofs to help cut down individual costs and environmental impact. Many homeowners associations are currently looking for more ways to..

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The Ultimate Guide to Solar Parking Lot Lights

The Ultimate Guide to Solar Parking Lot Lights

Solar parking lot lights are a great way to provide lighting to an area without trenching in traditional grid power. As a result, solar LED parking lot lights can lower..

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Simple Solar LED Lighting and Off-Grid Solar Power Facts

Simple Solar LED Lighting and Off-Grid Solar Power Facts

We wanted to start the New Year off with some basic facts on solar LED lighting and off-grid solar power systems. These facts will explain how the systems operate and provide..

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The Ultimate Guide to Off-Grid Solar LED Lighting Systems

The Ultimate Guide to Off-Grid Solar LED Lighting Systems

In the beginning, there was light. That light used to be the only source of light for millions of years. Then we harnessed the power of fire to produce light at night. This..

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Choosing The Best Control Options for Solar Lighting Systems

Choosing The Best Control Options for Solar Lighting Systems

When designing a lighting application, run time isn’t always at the forefront of the thought process. However, with off-grid commercial solar lights, the light operation and..

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How long solar lights pay for themselves

How long does it take for solar lights to pay for themselves

According to the EIA, over 219 billion kWh of electricity is used for lighting every year. Assuming 14 cents per kWh, this is the equivalent of 30.66 billion dollars a year...

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HPS vs LED Streetlights Solar Powered

Why HPS And LED Streetlights Differ and Seeing the Benefits

  Cities and municipalities are phasing out HPS fixtures and switching over to more efficient LED fixtures for many reasons. There is a significant difference between these two..

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Not sure where to start?

Check out our solar lighting design guide and see what it takes to design a commercial solar lighting system

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