Francine Pitassi, one of Regency's Lighting Specialists, works with customers every day to find cost and energy saving lighting options for their applications. One topic she finds herself addressing often is that of lighting rebates. In this article, Francine helps answer some of the most common questions we receive centered around lighting rebates.
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If you’ve been considering LED lighting over the last few years, you’ve probably been approached by at least a few different manufacturers touting the superiority of their products. You’ve probably also noticed the explosion of new vendors and products on the market. It’s enough to make your head spin.
But some big questions still loom over the LED decision-making process. How do you commit to a product and avoid the anxiety that something better is going to come out in two months? How do you weed through the onslaught of new technologies, vendors, and options in the lighting industry?
While 2019 was wrapping up, the President signed a new tax deal into law. Here's the good news: it benefits businesses who either completed or want to complete a lighting retrofit.
Color rendering index (CRI) goes hand in hand with color temperature when you’re trying to pick the right lighting for your application.
Have you tried to order T12 fluorescent tubes lately?
While we still have plenty in stock in our online store, manufacturers are producing less overall.
The product has also changed. These days, most T12s will work with an electronic ballast instead of a magnetic ballast.
Big lighting changes are ahead in 2020. More states are adding light bulbs restrictions, essentially eliminating incandescent and halogen light bulbs.
What does that mean for you? And which states are involved?
In the midst of the all of the light bulbs, projects, and phone calls, Regency has continued its humanitarian efforts in Haiti. Here's an update on the progress at the Regency Home.
If you're looking to retrofit to LED lighting, you're probably also looking at ways to cut costs. Rebates are a great option, but they may vary based on where you live or where your business is located.
Our friends at BriteSwitch help businesses take advantage of rebates available to them. The number one question they get is, "Where are the best lighting rebates in the country?"
If you outfit your buildings with fluorescent, HID, or plug-and-play linear LED lighting, you depend on a device called a ballast.
If you live in California, you can say goodbye to incandescent and halogen light bulbs.
The California Energy Commission voted on November 13, 2019 to ban the sale of inefficient light bulbs starting January 1, 2020.