Category: Energy Efficient Lighting

Benefits of Using Timed Architectural Lighting

Benefits of Using Timed Architectural Lighting

Have you ever come home after a night out and stumble up to your steps, or drop your keys because you couldn’t see your doorknob? These are common problems that can be easily resolved with architectural lighting. Architectural and landscape lighting are great ways to add beauty and security to your home or business. You… Read more »

Best Areas to Place Outdoor Lights

Illuminating the exterior of your home with outdoor lighting is a great way to increase curb appeal, boost your home’s security, and create a safer neighborhood. If you are unsure of the best areas for outdoor lighting, here is a list of 5 common areas for exterior lights: Water Displays Whether you have a pool,… Read more »

How to Lower Your Home’s Energy Consumption

In today’s age, it is important to be mindful of your energy consumption and carbon footprint. Your carbon footprint is the total emissions that you individually cause. With the current state of our environment, now is the time to work on decreasing the amount of energy you consume. Here are some tips to help lower… Read more »

Low Voltage – Low Risk and Low Cost

When it comes to having new lighting fixtures installed in and around your property, there are several decisions you have to make. Not only do the number of lights and their location play a role, but there’s also the selection of the best type of lighting for your property. There are a number of lighting… Read more »

The Benefits of Automatic Timers

outdoor lighting on an automatic timer

Automatic timers are great for outdoor lighting for a number of reasons, but most of all: Convenience! There’s nothing better than coming home to an already lit and welcoming home after a long day away. With automatic timers, you don’t have to worry about remembering to turn them off when you leave for work in… Read more »

LEDs in the United Kingdom

Happy 2014 from the lighting experts at Illuminations USA! As we’ve discussed in previous blog entries, 2014 is poised to be a huge year for LEDs all over the world as cities in the four hemispheres are embracing LEDs like never before, making over streets, public buildings and homes and applying a bit of LED… Read more »

2014 – The Year of LEDs

Together, let’s make 2014 the year of LEDs. It is the healthy choice to make. LED lights have certainly changed the landscape of this Christmas and holiday season for the better. Whether it is the lights on your Christmas tree or the lights that dot your Main Street, LEDs are making the season more efficient…. Read more »

LEDs – a New Christmas Tradition

In our last post, we discussed LEDs at Christmastime, including the 45,000 LED lights used on the 76-foot Christmas tree at NYC’s Rockefeller Center as well as one author’s suggestion that we should give LED bulbs as presents this holiday season. For those reasons alone, it is easy to see that LEDs are taking over… Read more »

LEDs at Christmastime

It’s tough to believe, but Christmas is three weeks and some odd days away! It will be here before we know it. We are excited to see that Christmas LED fever is sweeping the nation. The best example of this craze can be seen in 76-foot Christmas tree at NYC’s Rockefeller Center. Why is this… Read more »

The LED Light Bulb is Here to Stay

According to the website, Cree is a market-leading innovator of lighting products, LED components, and semiconductor products for power and radiofrequency applications. When it comes to LED technology, Cree has its finger on the pulse of what’s new and energy-efficient. Recently, they released a groundbreaking product: the LED light bulb. Yes, a light bulb, the… Read more »