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Comparing Apples to Apples: Solar Powered Lighting Systems

on 11/11/20 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 1 Comment | Solar Lighting Solar Lighting Design
  There are many variations when it comes to solar powered lighting systems and it is difficult to compare them to one another. Each manufacturer has its design parameters and understanding these differences will allow you to make an educated determination if the system will meet your design needs. Here are some examples and the differences between various companies.
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Solar Power Sign Light Design: Step by Step

on 10/28/20 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 2 Comments | Solar Lighting Solar Lighting Design Sign Lighting
  One of our most popular articles is Street Light Design and I thought it was about time to offer a step by step to sign lighting design. This will give you the information on designing a perfect sign lighting solution from the beginning to end.
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Tips for A Successful Outdoor Solar Lighting Installation

on 7/22/20 9:30 AM By | SEPCO | 4 Comments | Solar Lighting Solar Lighting Design Installation
  With the recent trends to go green, there are more and more government and institution outdoor solar lighting installations being undertaken. How do you know if you've got everything as it should be to install your outdoor solar lighting? Reading the installation instructions is a great place to start, and we wanted to take it one step further. Here are some tips on what to consider so that your outdoor solar lighting installation goes smoothly:
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The Most Common Mistakes People Make With Solar Parking Lot Lighting

  Solar parking lot lighting systems provide a great alternative to standard grid powered lighting systems since they require no trenching for installation, use zero energy, have no monthly bills, and provides a renewable source of lighting night after night. Unfortunately, there are some common mistakes people make with solar parking lot lighting systems that can easily be remedied. Let’s look at a few of them now.  
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Solar Powered Internal LED Sign Lighting Systems

on 1/22/20 10:29 AM By | SEPCO | 3 Comments | LED Lighting Solar Lighting Design Sign Lighting
  Signs often are installed in areas where the power grid is unavailable; however, with SEPCO solar lighting solutions, we can provide the power to the sign cabinet in almost any location. The remote solar power assembly charges during the day to operate the sign cabinet lighting at night. The solar power assembly can be installed in any sunny location and is sized according to the power consumption of the LEDs inside the cabinet, the local solar insolation, and the operation profile required by the customer.
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Solar LED Lighting Systems: Expectations vs Reality

  As the solar lighting industry has evolved over the last decade or two, there has been many advances and setbacks that have happened. There are many expectations of where the industry should be and the reality of where we are. Here are some of the various expectations and their realities.  
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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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Comparing Solar Light Pole Project Cost vs System Cost

  Often in the solar lighting industry, we receive calls asking for a system to meet a need in an area where power is not feasible to bring out, but then months later, the customer tells you they decided to bring power out to the area. This becomes a frustrating reality because most people see the system cost, and instead should look at the overall project cost. Let me explain.  
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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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