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Satco’s New KolourOne LED Brand

Littman Bros |  2012-10-17

As LED technology continues to advance, more and more companies are beginning to introduce new LED products in the residential market and Satco Products, Inc. is one of them. Today, we are shining a spotlight on one of Satco’s latest LED introductions, KolourOne. Satco and its long time strategic partner, Wooree Lighting of South Korea…

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What are the Benefits of Dark Sky Lights?

Littman Bros |  2012-08-02

Dark Sky regulated fixtures are essentially alternatives to the standard lighting systems in order to preserve the night sky; numerous parts of the country have created a legislation to put a stop to light pollution.  The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) was created about 20 years ago as a nonprofit organization devoted to preserve the night….

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What are the Benefits of ENERGY STAR Lights?

Littman Bros |  2012-08-01

There are many advantages to using ENERGY STAR lights; choosing more efficient bulbs or fixtures can make a difference in your overall carbon footprint, limiting greenhouse gases as well as save you money in the long-run. ENERGY STAR compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs) use less energy than typical incandescent bulbs, about 75 percent less energy. According…

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How Can I Reduce My Energy Consumption in Lighting?

Littman Bros |  2012-07-03

Lighting uses about 10 percent of the total energy consumed in a home so it is always questioned how one can reduce that energy consumption. Using less energy greatly reduces greenhouse gas emissions and improves the air quality of the environment. Here are some ideas to help you reduce your energy costs and intake: •…

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What Tax Credits Are Available for Energy Efficient Buildings?

Littman Bros |  2012-06-21

If you are beginning to make a conscious effort in making energy-efficient adjustments to your home or business, you may qualify for federal tax credits if you meet the eligibility requirements. In most cases, commercial buildings can benefit in federal tax deductions of up to $1.80 per square foot by indicating a savings of 50%…

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Sea Gull Lighting Honored for Energy Star Promotion

Littman Bros |  2012-05-15

Sea Gull Lighting is one of the leaders in manufacturing energy-efficient lighting and the company’s expansion of their ENERGY STAR and LED products has been officially recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). EPA has named Sea Gull Lighting the winner of the 2012 ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence in ENERGY STAR Promotion; awarded…

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LED Light Bulbs: An Evolving Product

Littman Bros |  2012-05-01

LED technology – specifically with LED light bulbs – is continuing to grow and will most likely become the market dominant – the U.S has already banned the production of 100-watt incandescent bulbs and plans to stop production of bulbs generating above 40 watts of energy by 2014. More and more companies are working on…

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Continuing Your Energy-Saving Efforts After Earth Day

Littman Bros |  2012-04-24

Earth Day 2012 has passed and it is now time to ask ourselves what we can do beyond just Earth day to protect our planet. How can we continue in our energy-saving efforts? There are enormous advantages in using LED lights that can make a big difference in reducing your carbon footprint as well as…

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Celebrate Earth Day with Energy Efficient Lighting

Littman Bros |  2012-04-17

Earth Day is coming up this April 22 and for years it has brought awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment and pushes everyone to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable planet. There are several ways in which people can make a difference and one of the easiest is to incorporate energy efficient lighting into…

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Lighting Guide: Why Choose LED?

Littman Bros |  2011-01-10

Why Choose LED? The answers are simple. LED lights effectively convert the highest percentage of consumed energy into light output. The percentage nearly triples that of incandescent bulbs. Additionally, incandescent bulbs convert most of their consumed energy into heat and very little into light. LED lights are built with Heat Sink components that maximize their…

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Lead into the New Year with LED Lighting

Littman Bros |  2011-01-05

New 2011 product introductions are on the way, including LED Lighting. The annual lighting show in Dallas Texas is coming up at the end of this month. Manufacturers will unveil their new collections. Watch for the most effective technology in lighting today – LED Lighting – L.E.D. stands for light emitting diodes, in layman’s terms…