Category: June

All posts created in June.

Using LED Christmas Lights to Accent Glass Block

July 7, 2010

We have had several customer’s contact us about using our LED Christmas lights in glass block structures, to illuminate the glass block. A recent customer we worked with provided this information about her project using our blue wide angle LED Christmas lights.

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Keep the bugs away with LED Christmas lights

June 1, 2009

There are many benefits to using LED for your decorative lighting, and it seems that we’ve written about most of them. However, every so often we learn about a new benefit of using LED lights. I recently read an article in the New York Times about LED lighting. The article seemed to include a lot […]

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Selecting the Right White Christmas Lights

July 16, 2008

Selecting a standard white Christmas light used to be simple–there was only one choice: white or clear. With the introduction of LED Christmas lights more choices became available and its become a bit complicated. Now consumers can choose between warm white, pure white, antique white, warm white frosted and many other variations or brands thereof. […]

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High Energy Costs have Communities Reconsidering their Lighting Technology

June 25, 2008

The engineer for the City of Fairbanks, Alaska recently conducted an energy audit and found that the cities’ 2646 street lights cost $535,000 to operate each year. The number was staggering, considering that the communities total electric bill was $880,000. Now the city engineer and other city officials are studying the situation, and trying to […]

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How to calculate the energy savings of LED Christmas lights

June 16, 2008

We frequently help our customers analyze the cost savings that can be achieved by switching to LED lights, but we’ve never written about how to calculate the exact savings one can expect, by replacing their old incandescent Christmas lights with LED lights. The calculations to determine the cost savings are not very complicated, but just […]

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