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SEPCO-Solar Lighting Blog

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

How to Deal with Light Trespass with your Next Solar Lighting Project

  When designing a lighting solution, light trespass needs to be considered, especially when located near a neighborhood. Light pollution is another factor that should be looked at when in the design phase of a lighting project. There are a few ways you can prevent light trespass while not losing illumination on your project specifically.
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Why Solar Lighting Systems are the Best Option for Parks and Recreation

  Parks and Recreation Departments have been using solar lighting systems for many years now as they provide a solution to illuminate the required area without disturbing the surrounding areas. Since most parks are older and did not take into consideration the needs for lighting or power when initially developed, a great many are lacking in lighting for nighttime use.
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Do You Know Where Your Solar Lighting Systems Are Manufactured?

on 1/9/19 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 1 Comment | Solar Lighting Design Solar Power Solar Lighting LED Lighting
  Today the market is flooded with stuff. One person creates an item and then everyone else wants to jump in and make their own version of that same thing. Sometimes, real competition comes out, but sometimes, it is just another import from overseas that will promise the world but will never deliver. There is one way you can guarantee what you are purchasing is a quality made, US manufactured (if that is important and / or advertised): go for a visit.
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Photovoltaic Street Lights Provide Sustainability

on 8/1/18 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 7 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 Funding LED Lighting General Lighting
  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 | Parks & Recreation Pathway Lighting Solar Lighting Area Lighting
  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 | 3 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 | Bus Stop & Shelter Lighting Solar Lighting LED 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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