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October 7, 2020

How the Cold Weather Affects LED Lighting/Ballasts

Some common issues arise with traditional and fluorescent bulbs regarding cold-weather performance. LEDs are overall designed to be more durable, long-lasting and efficient than other bulbs, and are generally a better choice for indoor and outdoor applications. This is especially true during the winter months when [...]
September 21, 2020

Why Purchasing Your Commercial Lighting Fixtures Is A Long-Term Relationship

With the increasing popularity of LEDs, the nature of purchasing and maintaining commercial lighting fixtures is changing. The same way you want to develop a relationship with a trusted auto mechanic who knows your car and will charge an honest price every time, forging a relationship with a lighting distributor is important [...]
July 13, 2020

LED Linear Lamp Retrofit: Before You Buy, Know Your Installation Plan

LED (light emitting diode) is an energy-efficient, long-lasting source of light that is quickly gaining popularity throughout the world. There are countless benefits to upgrading to commercial LED lighting, including reducing your carbon footprint and [...]
July 10, 2020

Recycling LEDs

The movement towards upgrading to LED lighting is quickly accelerating throughout commercial and private properties. More and more people are seeing the benefits of limiting the use of mercury-containing light bulbs. LED fixtures last the
July 10, 2020

Earth Day 2020 – The Impact of One

Let's celebrate Earth Day 2020 with a look back at our environmentally friendly accomplishments in 2019. Click here for a PDF version of our infographic. For more information about recycling bulbs, ballasts, and large batteries,
April 4, 2020

How to Qualify for Money-Saving Commercial Lighting Rebates

If you are a commercial property owner, you might be eligible for major savings through a rebate program. Utility companies across the United States are implementing these programs in an effort to reduce energy waste. [...]
March 30, 2020

Replacing LED Drivers – Where to Start?

So, you made the change to LED several years ago and one of your LED drivers is on the fritz... what do you do next? Many customers call Bay Lighting looking for a replacement part [...]
March 16, 2020

Lighting Fixture Trends for 2020: 5 Products that Go Beyond the 2×4

LED technology has taken control of the lighting market and with it has come the development of new architectural fixtures that go well beyond the old 2’ x 2’ and 2’ x 4’ troffers. Manufacturers [...]

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Some common issues arise with traditional and fluorescent bulbs regarding cold-weather performance. LEDs are overall designed to be more durable, long-lasting and efficient than other bulbs, and are generally a better choice for indoor and outdoor applications. This is especially true during the winter months when [...]
With the increasing popularity of LEDs, the nature of purchasing and maintaining commercial lighting fixtures is changing. The same way you want to develop a relationship with a trusted auto mechanic who knows your car and will charge an honest price every time, forging a relationship with a lighting distributor is important [...]

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