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

Photovoltaic Street Lights Provide Sustainability

on 8/1/18 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 5 Comments | Solar Lighting Street Lighting
  Photovoltaic street lights, or commonly known as solar street lights, are becoming more popular and are popping up all over the world. There are so many benefits to using these types of street lights, but improving sustainability is my personal favorite. Here's why:
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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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Reasons Solar Bike Path Lighting Systems Are Gaining Traction

on 5/30/18 11:20 AM By | SEPCO | 3 Comments | Solar Lighting Pathway Lighting Area Lighting Parks & Recreation
  In the last couple of years, we are seeing an increase in bike paths being installed all over the US. This is because of an increased desire for people to become more active on their off times and travel around to see new places. These bike paths are slowly being connected between cities and states. A couple of the most popular pathways being built are the Rails to Trails and East Coast Greenway projects.
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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 | 2 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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Solar Bus Shelter Lighting for Eastern Michigan University

on 3/20/18 11:03 AM By | SEPCO | 1 Comment | 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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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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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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Solar Powered Landscape Lights for Wawa in Parkland FL

on 1/16/18 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 2 Comments | Solar Lighting LED Lighting Landscape Lighting
  SEPCO recently completed a project in Parkland FL for a newly constructed Wawa gas station to provide solar landscape lighting for the perimeter of the property. The systems feature multiple single 275 Watt solar power assemblies powering three or five ARF flood fixtures per system to operate all night, dusk to dawn.
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Why K.I.S.S. Solar LED Lights Need to Come Back

on 1/9/18 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 0 Comments | Solar Lighting LED Lighting Solar Lighting Design
  Solar lighting solutions have evolved tremendously over the last decade. We have found ways to increase efficiencies, storage capacities, lumen outputs, and so much more. But adding too many options to systems can jeopardize their functionality and cause more issues in the long run. Keeping it simple (sweetie) will ensure system functionality and have less pieces to maintain over the life of the systems. Here are some ways you can K.I.S.S. your solar lighting system in your design phase.
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