The last thing you want to face on a construction project: another delay. As a lighting company, we know that lighting plays an important part of any project, and the last thing we want is to cause another headache.
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LED technology has proven that it's here to stay. But when it's time to buy LED lighting in bulk — whether it's for a single location or for multiple business locations across the country — staying on top of trends in pricing and quality is important.
California has led the way on energy efficiency for years. It was the first state to add restrictions to some incandescent and halogen light bulbs.
Plus, the state has additional restrictions to LEDs outlined in Title 20.
Within the next year, incandescent and halogen lighting products will no longer be available for sale in the United States (with some exceptions). But some states already have additional lighting requirements in place, eliminating even more lighting products than required by federal law.
The end of traditional incandescent and halogen light bulbs is here in United States. The Department of Energy issued new rulings in May 2022 that require lighting products to meet new standards.
The latest decision changes the future of the lighting industry. Fewer products will be available for sale. Manufacturers face the challenge of continuing to make more energy-efficient products. Overall, consumers are now limited to two types of general service lighting products: LEDs and CFLs.
Commercial lighting rebates are an easy way to qualify for extra savings on your next LED lighting project. But LED lighting technology is changing rapidly. Do fixtures containing some of the latest technology qualify for rebates?
As lighting experts, we know that lighting is not always the easiest part of job. But an electrician who understands a few key ins-and-outs of lighting can help add significant value to an electrical job.
For more than 10 years, LED rebates have been an incentive to upgrade to more energy efficient lighting. The same is true in 2022.
When you're working on a new construction project, value engineering and savings seem to go hand-in-hand. But we like to take a different approach to value engineering and saving our clients money.