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LED Retro Fit…the next generation in energy efficiency

LED Retro Fit…the next generation in energy efficiency Benefits and Features of Retro Fitting with LED- Between 1960 and 1990, landscape lighting was still in the “infancy” stages and a majority of landscape projects didn’t include much lighting. Most of the designs were basic “Malibu” type or common auto lamp fixtures. Not much thought was […]

Advantages of Low Voltage Lighting

   Low Voltage Lighting Systems are superior to line voltage systems for many reasons…   Less Site Constraints The smaller size of the 12 volt fixtures allows the fixtures to be easily concealed. Low voltage lamps provide (on average) three times the output of line voltage lamps.   Less Costly to Install There is no […]

Designing and Installing Outdoor Lighting

Low voltage outdoor lighting can be used in a landscape to provide safety, security, accent, and character. The specific design of a lighting system will be influenced by a variety of things, including the site characteristics, the scope of the landscape, its function, and the homeowner’s desires. Types of Outdoor Lights: Uplights: Lights placed at […]

Low-Voltage Lighting: Now more than ever!

If you are thinking about installing an architectural or landscape lighting system you should strongly consider a low-voltage system. With no end in sight to escalating energy prices the benefits of a low-voltage system over an  “energy hog”, 120-volt lighting system are significant.  The advances in low-voltage fixtures and transformers over the last ten years have produced systems that create […]