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Get A Taste of LED this Holiday Season

By Ashley Henry December 17, 2015 2150 Views No comments

The holidays are here and it’s a great time to see what LED lighting can do for you. While we don’t sell Christmas lights here at e-conolight, LED Christmas lights themselves are a great way to get a taste of LED lighting if you’re not quite ready to make the full switch.

Fall LED Lighting Maintenance

By Ashley Henry September 14, 2015 2340 Views No comments

With fall on its way, now is a great time for lighting maintenance around your home or business. Programs like ENERGY STAR® recommend annual equipment checkups to help extend the life of your fixtures, prevent future issues and reduce associated costs.

Bigger, Brighter Version of Popular LED Dusk to Dawn Now Available

By Heather Asiyanbi September 26, 2014 6568 Views No comments

A larger LED dusk to dawn now offered by e-conolightLarge LED Dusk to Dawn is almost sure to be as big a hit as the original. The new fixture includes everything customers love about the first dusk to dawn – clean white light, sturdy construction, long life and energy efficiency – and makes it bigger and brighter.

The new large LED dusk to dawn is almost double the lumen output of the original – 6650 – so it’s ideal for applications that require more light. With a color temperature of 5000K, light is a crisp white that eliminates shadows and increases security.

The same “well-built product” description customers use to describe the original LED dusk to dawn applies to the larger dusk to dawn as well. A durable, die-cast aluminum housing makes for a fixture that is built to last. The grey polyester powder-coat finish stands up to harsh weather conditions so customers don’t have to worry about corrosion or fading.

Customers who choose the large LED dusk to dawn will have the comfort of knowing they have a light that lasts. The fixture has an estimated lifetime of 76,000 hours to L70; that’s 17 years of safety and security. And at just 68 watts, the new LED dusk to dawn uses about one third the energy of comparable 175 watt metal halide lamps.

Additional details for the larger dusk to dawn include flexible mounting options with all mounting hardware included, a twist-lock photocell for reliable, hands-free dusk-to-dawn operation, Cree LEDs inside, and the comfort of a five-year limited warranty. 

Before and After: Premium LED Wall Pack Shines the Right Light

By Heather Asiyanbi September 24, 2014 4609 Views No comments

Homeowner Gary Kelly in Kansas City, MO, recently replaced a metal halide fixture on his garage with a 3700 lumen 76 watt neutral white premium LED wall pack, and the difference in the light output in the before and after photos is dramatic.

Before installing the LED wall pack, Kelly’s light provided a small circle of yellow light that barely penetrated the darkness around the building, the sidewalk leading to his house or down the length of his driveway.

Once the LED wall pack was in place, though, shadows around the garage were eliminated, the walk up to the house was bright and visibility along the 

LED Wall Pack After

“I really like the downward and side-to-side throw of the light, that’s what I really needed,” he said. “And when you look toward the garage from the house, you aren’t blinded.”driveway improved so drivers can better watch out for obstacles. Kelly said the design of the wall pack is what makes all the difference for him.

Kelly was a first-time e-conolight customer when he purchased his LED wall pack. He found the website by doing a Google search and decided to purchase after reading other reviews about the LED wall pack’s construction and easy installation.

“The design of the mounting box and how the light connects to it makes for an easy install,” he wrote in his review on e-conolight.com. “The housing is solid and has a quality feel to it … I would definitely recommend this product.”

Customers from different industries and who are using the LED wall pack in a variety of ways agree with Kelly’s positive review of the fixture. E-conolight welcomes feedback; just click the “Review” tab on the product information page and the blue, “Write a review” button.

LED Wall Pack Before
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5-Star Favorites: Customers Say LED Outdoor is the Ideal Nightlight

By Heather Asiyanbi September 23, 2014 4955 Views No comments

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Customers on e-conolight.com are posting five-star reviews for several LED outdoor fixtures they say really deliver. The most highly-rated LED fixture by far is the 36 watt LED dusk to dawn, but large LED floodlights, large LED wall packs, and LED canopy lights are also garnering rave reviews for the amount of light they deliver, durable design and energy efficiency.

Since e-conolight introduced the 36 watt LED dusk to dawn late last year, the fixture has become a customer favorite for its reliable bright light, sturdy construction, hands-free operation and affordability.

The entrance to a church in South Carolina is safer now that an LED dusk to dawn has been installed.

“Now the area is very bright and safe,” the customer who installed the light wrote. “I would buy this product again if I need to. (It was) worth every penny.”

Another customer’s first LED purchase was the LED dusk to dawn, and he was so impressed, he’s urging other customers to give it a try.

“Now my light is bright white and looks modern,” he posted. “Anybody that’s on the fence about switching to LED, this is the light for you.”

When it comes to the large LED floodlight, customers are just as enthusiastic.

“Glad to get rid of the old slow start, heat-generating ballasted old technology,” a review reads for the 7000 lumen 152 watt large LED floodlight.

Another post reads, “Had fluorescent lights everywhere (and) started to replace them with these. Love it.”

Large 6000 lumen LED wall packs are also highly rated; receiving top marks across the board.

“Wow, what a difference,” one customer posted. “Easy mount, easy wire, quick fire on, and very bright.”

A customer in the marine construction industry appreciates the LED wall pack fixtures because they stand up to challenging on-board conditions.

“This wall pack throws light where I need it (and is) a great replacement for incandescent and CFL standing lights around the deck house,” the review says. “Also, not something I have to replace very couple of days like incandescent lights due to the amount of vibration we have onboard.”

An electrician in Texas installed two of the 3700 lumen LED wall packs on the columns at the entrance to a subdivision. He said residents are pleased with the overall quality of the fixtures.

“All residents (are) extremely satisfied (with the) quality lighting with the added plus of law amp draw and energy efficiency,” he posted. “(I) will soon be recommending and installing many more.”

Customers are also unanimous in their praise for the 3350 lumen 36 watt neutral white LED canopy light.

“I’ve been buying these fixtures for several months now, and they have been the best replacement fixtures for all of our applications,” a review reads from a customer who works for a school district in Texas.

Another post points out how bright the fixtures are while using less energy than comparable metal halide lights.

“Replaced 100 watt metal halide, and they are just as bright and use way less energy,” the customer posted. “(This is an) affordable, great product.”

A shop owner in Wisconsin’s north woods installed two LED canopy fixtures in his store, and he couldn’t be happier despite being a little leary of taking the leap to LED.

“(I) could not be happier with the light they produce,” he said. “I was a little hesitant before I placed my order, but now I am awfully glad that I ordered these lights. This is an excellent product!”

Leaving a review about a product featured at e-conolight.com is easy, welcome and encouraged; just click the “Review” tab on the product information page and the green, “Write a review” box.

4” LED Recessed is Bright Light in the Small Package Customers Need

By Heather Asiyanbi September 17, 2014 4083 Views No comments

Upgrading to LED recessed lighting is a lot easier now that e-conolight offers a 4-inch version of its popular LED recessed retrofit kits.

4" LED recessed retrofit kitThe new 4-inch LED recessed light is available with 600 lumens and 2700K or 630 lumens and 3000K. This fixture uses just 9 watts and lasts for an estimated 60,000 hours of use, making this one of the brightest, most energy efficient LED recessed retrofit kits available.

If the 4” LED recessed fixture is on for an average of five hours a day, each fixture should last for over 32 years! Not only does the 4” LED recessed light lower electricity bills, it also saves customers money because they won’t have to purchase replacement lamps.

The 4-inch LED retrofit sports a one-piece design and sturdy construction with an integrated trim so installation is a snap:

  • Turn off power to the fixture
  • Plug the connector from the LED to the connector on the Edison-style socket adaptors
  • The push-in retention clips mean users can push the LED kit flush against the ceiling
  • Turn on power to the fixture

Ideal for both residential and commercial applications, the 4-inch LED recessed retrofit is rated for both retrofit and new construction projects. It is suitable for IC-rated recessed housings as well and is compatible with most dimmers to 10 percent.

The new LED 4” recessed retrofit retails at e-conolight.com for just $26.99.

LED Lighting Helps Restaurants Give Good Presentation

By Heather Asiyanbi September 5, 2014 3396 Views No comments

Restaurant front of houseThe right restaurant lighting can make the difference between guests who linger – and spend more – and those who eat and run. E-conolight offers a number of LED fixtures appropriate for restaurant applications both inside and out where color and tone are critical.

In the dining room, dimmable recessed lighting and track lighting can create exactly the right atmosphere for guests. Turn lights up for daytime and early evening dining and bring them down again for more intimate affairs. LED lamps can be used in pendant lighting over individual tables to provide warm, white light that upgrades any dining experience.

The National Restaurant Association, in a post dedicated to front-of-house operations, advises restaurateurs to carefully apply lighting to highlight the eatery’s personality, make guests look great and create just the right atmosphere. The writer also points out the value in dimmable fixtures.

“Lighting can set the mood in your restaurant, creating a soothing ambience that encourages customers to linger … You want people to look their best, so they’ll stay longer and buy more,” the story reads. “Use dimmable lights to allow you to adjust the lighting as needed … (there’s) a different feel at lunch than at dinner than at late night.”

LED lay-in troffers in the kitchen provide bright, even light in sealed, maintenance-free designs that are easy to clean. Sous chefs can prepare ingredients for cooks and executive chefs know they have the right textures and colors. Because the troffer lights are designed for 1-for-1 replacement in existing T-bar ceiling grids, upgrading to LED from fluorescent light panels is a snap.

Barry Dickinson, service manager with Roman Electric, Inc. in Milwaukee, WI, said restaurant customers who install LED troffers are happy with them.

“They come in three sizes, which is great especially in restaurants,” he said. “They’re easy to install and easy to clean.”

The NRA in a recent post about the back-of-house noted that switching to LED is an investment in long-term savings both in energy costs and not having to replace burned out lamps.

“With their reduced heat load, LEDs can lower your cooling costs, especially crucial in warmer climes,” the article reads. “Because LED bulbs last for years, you’ll have fewer lights to change.”

LED directional floodlight at Olive Garden

Energy efficiency and great style begin before diners walk in the door, and the right outdoor lighting scheme is also crucial for leaving a great last impression as well.

Russell Guddex, manager of an Olive Garden restaurant in Brookfield, WI, chose LED premium directional floodlights for both security and landscape lighting. The combination of safety and beauty welcomes guests with the right amount warm illumination.

“The light is vibrant and bright,” he said. “The way (the LED light fixtures) wash the sides of the building and highlight the tressels is fantastic.”

LED wall packs and canopy lights make guests feel more secure by providing bright light along pathways and eliminating shadows along exterior walls. LED floodlights and parking lights improve visibility for drivers and pedestrians for even greater security.

LED Wall Pack Punches Up Nighttime Light

By Heather Asiyanbi July 30, 2014 2601 Views No comments

When Tim Haisch, owner of Advanced Electric & Security in Edgewood, WA, replaced the aging metal halide wall pack in his driveway at home with an LED wall pack he wasn’t prepared for the amount of light the fixture delivered.LED 1300 lumen wall pack

“I installed it during the day and left to run some errands,” he said. “When I returned later in the evening I said, ‘Wow!’ as I drove up.”

The light was as bright as the 100W metal halide fixture it replaced, but at only 27W, uses just a fraction of the energy. Haisch said he was anticipating a decrease in his energy costs.

“I looked forward to my next power bill,” he continued.        

The 1300 lumen 27W LED wall pack offered by e-conolight will operate for up to 25,000 virtually maintenance free hours, is constructed with a sturdy die-cast aluminum housing, is UL listed for wet locations, features Cree LEDs inside and comes with a three-year warranty.

Small LED Floodlight Highlights Beautiful Florida Landscape

By Heather Asiyanbi July 17, 2014 2686 Views No comments

Small LED Floodlight in Florida

Former Long Island, NY, resident Stephen Wolf moved to Florida to enjoy the sunshine and year-round growing season so he’s not about to let nightfall ruin a good view of his gardens. Wolf is installing small LED floodlights offered by e-conolight in strategic locations throughout his yard to highlight the bright hues and varied textures even after dark.

Though the floodlights are also good for security lighting, Wolf said he is using them only for landscaping.

“These fixtures are strictly for the beauty of the landscaping,” he stated.

Wolf said the 4000K neutral white LED option  provides light that is neither too warm nor too white.

“Anything lower than 4000K is too yellow and takes away from some of the flowers,” he explained. “On the other side, anything higher washes out the color.”

Small LED floodlight - DayThe first order of four small LED floodlights arrived at Wolf's home last spring, and he said he’s getting ready to order four more.

“I am extremely pleased with these lights,” he added. “E-conolight has economically priced these fixtures very nicely and seems to have a good line of LED products.”  four more. The LEDs are replacing incandescent fixtures that Wolf said just don’t hold up in the Florida sunshine and humidity.

Wolf said he’s taken his e-conolight catalog to the office of his Home Owner’s Association to try and convince them of the benefits of LED fixtures, and he hopes to start seeing LED lights around his subdivision soon.

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By Heather Asiyanbi June 10, 2014 2022 Views No comments

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