Philips FBX LED High Bay Fixture

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″]LED High bay fixtures have been out in the marketplace for sometime now and ALB Energy Solutions is seeing a high demand for this energy saving technology. Over the past 18 months we have seen significant improvements in design, thermal management and lumen outputs. ALB Energy Solutions  is proud to now offer Philips luminaries, we… Continue reading Philips FBX LED High Bay Fixture

10 Step Process to LED Retrofitting

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″]So you are considering retrofitting your business lighting to LED.  Rightfully so, as incandescent bulbs have started disappearing from the shelves, and CFL technology has run its course, making LED lights an established light source of the future. But where do you start? The retrofitting process is easier than you expect. Use this simple… Continue reading 10 Step Process to LED Retrofitting

LED Parking Lot Lights

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″]LED parking lot lights have become extremely efficient and very cost competitive over the past 2 to 3 years. ALB Energy Solutions has stayed on top of the changing landscape in LED parking lot fixtures. A few years ago our customers asked about the technology and we told them it was very expensive and hard to… Continue reading LED Parking Lot Lights

City of Atlanta Building Efficiency Ordinance

City of Atlanta Building Efficiency Ordinance On April 20, 2015 Atlanta City Council passed an ordinance that will require properties over 25,000 square feet to undertake the following energy efficiency initiatives: Benchmarking Energy and Water Use -By July 20, properties over 50,000 square feet must benchmark their energy and water use for 2014 and submit… Continue reading City of Atlanta Building Efficiency Ordinance

LED Lighting Outshines Metal Halide

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] LED outshines Metal Halide When it comes to lumen output; all lumens are not distributed equally. If you compare the raw lumen output of metal halides with the lumen output of LED lighting fixtures, it often seems that LED fixtures come up short. Such comparisons, however, are inaccurate and misleading, as they fail… Continue reading LED Lighting Outshines Metal Halide

LED T8 & T12 Retrofit Applications

[vc_row][/vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] LED 4FT T8 Replacement Tubes There are 3 main types of LED T8 replacement tubes on the market. We’ll explore the various technologies and  pro’s and con’s to give you a good base understanding to navigate the retrofit market place. 1.Direct Replacement Direct Replacement LED Tubes such as the Philips Instantfit LED Tubes… Continue reading LED T8 & T12 Retrofit Applications

Lighting Terminology

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″]“A” TYPE LAMP Designation of a light bulb’s shape; standard residential incandescent lamps (the type most people use in their homes) are “A” style lamps. ACCENT LIGHTING (a.k.a. Directional Light) Light directed to emphasize a particular object or draw attention to a part of the field of view. ALTERNATING CURRENT (AC) Current that changes… Continue reading Lighting Terminology

Exterior LED lighting

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Let’s talk exterior LED lighting. By guest blogger: Sharon Ford, Real Estate Services Coordinator Where do we start?  Lighting in commercial property management has become more complex now that energy efficiency is a mainstay of property management and more energy efficient options are available.  Starting the conversation with your lighting vendor to determine… Continue reading Exterior LED lighting

Frequently Ask About LED Lights

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″]If you are uncertain about switching to LEDs, don’t worry. Your concerns are common. LED technology has been around for a while, but it is only now becoming a practical solution for lighting. And with lighting being so important to your business, the decision to switch can’t be made lightly. We have put together… Continue reading Frequently Ask About LED Lights

Is Lighting Hurting Your Most Valuable Assets?

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″]Anyone that has seen a couch or rug that has become faded from sunlight understands the damaging effects of light. But do you realize that light bulbs can be just as damaging as the sun itself? If not, the products at your business, and the décor surrounding them, might be deteriorating without you realizing… Continue reading Is Lighting Hurting Your Most Valuable Assets?