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LEED Certification and LED Lights

November 16, 2017

Many facilities are working towards becoming LEED-certified. Receiving a LEED certification shows that a company or business is committed to energy efficiency and environmental protection. While there are many factors that can play a role in the energy consumption of a building, LED lights are one aspect that can help buildings and facilities move closer to receiving their LEED certification. What is LEED certification LEED or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design is an environmental, green building certification system that... View Article

LED Lights and Existing Systems in a Facility

November 8, 2017

Even though LED lights are the obvious choice when you want to reduce energy costs while improving your bottom line,  questions can arise about how a new LED light system will interact and affect existing systems in a facility. There are certain aspects that need special consideration, but often, LED lights pair well with and complement existing systems. LED fixtures and other existing systems One advantage of LED lights is that they produce virtually no heat.  With other lighting options, heat output... View Article

Answers to LED Lighting Questions

November 3, 2017

LED lights offer lower energy costs and increased savings for companies looking to reduce their carbon footprint while improving their bottom line. With their longer lifespan, LED lights require less maintenance without compromising performance or quality.   Installing a new lighting system in a facility can raise many questions for beginners and experts alike, regardless of the project’s size or scope. Here are two questions worth considering if you are switching the lighting in your warehouse or factory from fluorescent... View Article

LED Light Conversion

October 25, 2017

There are many factors to consider when you are about to make the switch from a factory or warehouse’s existing lighting to LED light. LED light conversion may seem like a large and costly undertaking, but the benefits are numerous: reduced energy usage, lower monthly energy bills, fewer bulb replacements, even and consistent lighting, virtually no heat output – just to name a few. The list goes on and on. Types of LED light conversion Converting to LED light can... View Article

Top Two Reasons to Switch to LED Lights

October 19, 2017

Making the switch to LED lights helps businesses save money. LED lights have a long lifespan and are energy efficient. These two factors give companies an quick return on investment while improving the bottom line. Improving the bottom line is a primary concern for many businesses. One cost that is often overlooked is the money spent on energy and lighting in warehouses, factories, or offices. LED lights offer a quick return on investment by reducing energy, labor and replacement costs. Filament... View Article

LED Lights Save Money and Reduce Energy Costs

October 11, 2017

LED lights save money. No matter what standard you are using, they reduce the monthly energy bill for businesses and individuals. They require significantly less energy than other traditional lighting options and companies, businesses and homeowners can see a quick return on investment when they convert their lighting to LED lights. Electrical lighting has become so commonplace and taken for granted that some people think their lighting bill is a fixed cost that can only be reduced by turning the... View Article

Lighting Design in Warehouses

October 4, 2017

Selecting and correctly executing the lighting design in a warehouse or large building can play a major role in the function and usability of the space. Low lighting can make it difficult for employees to safely complete their work. Likewise, dim areas or dark shadows can quickly become workplace hazards. On the other hand, selecting lighting that is too harsh or bright can become uncomfortable for workers over long periods of time. LED lights have become the lighting source of... View Article

LED Lights Lower Lighting Costs

September 28, 2017

Energy efficiency is a crucial component of a business’ supply chain and bottom line. Using products and practices that are as streamlined as possible can play a significant role in a company’s bottom line. There is always new technology being introduced to the market that can help improve the efficiency of an organization from packaging to bar coding to lighting. Lighting typically makes up half to three-fourths of a warehouse’s electrical needs. For many years, lighting was considered a cost that... View Article

LED Lights and Workplace Safety

September 22, 2017

As companies and businesses think about converting their lighting from conventional lighting options to LED light, an important factor to consider is employee safety and comfort. LED lights have been shown to increase workplace safety and wellbeing and to promote a healthier work environment for employees. While the initially higher cost of LED lights can seem prohibitive, many find that the benefits far outweigh paying more upfront. Plus, with the quick ROI of LED lights, many find that they are... View Article

Why You Should Be Using Durable LED Lights

September 13, 2017

Some situations require lighting options that can withstand a harsh environment. Many cities have started using durable LED lights when performing construction work and illuminating work areas, and for street and exterior lighting because they are more durable than other options on the market. Warehouses, manufacturing facilities and other buildings that are more hazardous are also being lit with LED lights. Durable LED lights The strength and durability of LED lights make them an ideal option for conditions that are... View Article

Calculating the ROI for LED Light Conversion

September 6, 2017

Keeping up to date with the latest and greatest in technology can be a pricey endeavor if you don’t calculate the expected return on investment (ROI) first and choose upgrades that will quickly benefit the bottom line of your company. LED lights help companies and businesses save on their lighting and energy costs, but each facility is different. The ROI that you can expect  to see after upgrading your lighting system will depend on many variables. Fortunately, calculating the ROI... View Article

Reasons for Converting to LED Lights

August 23, 2017

The advantages of converting to LED lights from traditional lighting options like fluorescent and incandescent lighting are pretty significant. The number one benefit of making the switch to LED lights is the drastic energy savings seen by businesses and homeowners. LED lights use a minimum of 75% less energy than other lighting options on the market and usually last 25 times as long. Additional LED benefits Even though energy savings are the first benefit most people think of when they... View Article

Switching to LED Lights From Other Lighting Options

August 16, 2017

We love talking about all the reasons why you should switch to LED lights from other fluorescent and incandescent lighting options. LED lights are energy efficient and cost effective. They are better for the environment and offer a quick return on investment for businesses and companies looking to improve their bottom line while reducing their carbon footprint. Switching to LED Lights The advantages of switching to LED lights don’t end with energy efficiency. LED lighting might be able to help... View Article

Less Obvious Benefits of LED Lights

August 9, 2017

Changing to LED lights is a popular option for businesses and companies looking to upgrade or replace their lighting while improving their bottom line. In the past, installing LED lighting was a significant investment for businesses, but as LED technology has improved, costs have decreased, making the energy efficient lighting a good option.   Benefits of LED Lights Today, LED lights offer a quick return on investment, and there are numerous benefits to converting the bulbs in a building from... View Article

Top 4 Benefits of LED Lights

August 2, 2017

The benefits of LED lights make them an easy choice for businesses that want to improve their bottom line. Every business owner is aware of ways they can improve their bottom line. Choosing energy efficient solutions with a quick return on investment is a good way to reduce costs while helping the environment. One easy way to reduce energy costs is by switching from filament lighting to LED lights. For many years, LED lights were expensive and had several problems... View Article

Benefits of LED Troffers vs Flourescent Troffers

July 26, 2017

While LED troffers may be less familiar than their fluorescent counterparts, they offer numerous benefits for companies and businesses looking to help their bottom line while saving energy and improving workplace productivity. Fluorescent lighting is the first option many think of when they think of the lighting in doctors’ offices, classrooms, buildings, and workplaces. But there are negative aspects to fluorescent lighting, and many people and business owners are beginning to look for other lighting options. The energy efficiency, consistent... View Article

How to Convert to LED Lights from Fluorescent

July 19, 2017

There are many reasons people want to convert to LED lights from fluorescent and other traditional lighting options. With the advancements in LED technology, there are multiple ways a business or individual can convert to LED light. How to convert to LED lights from fluorescent There are numerous factors that can affect the conversion process as you replace your fluorescent with LED lights. Fortunately, making the switch usually can be accomplished fairly easily. Below are some of the options you... View Article

Converting to LED Downlighting

July 12, 2017

Converting to LED downlighting can be an ideal option for companies that want to save money in energy and lighting costs without compromising lighting quality. Often, businesses see a quick return on investment (ROI) as well as numerous other benefits when they make the switch. Typically, converting to LED downlighting is a relatively easy process for facilities, and once complete, each of the LED bulbs used lasts for years and years. Businesses can feel good knowing that converting to LED... View Article

Calculating the ROI of LED Lighting

July 5, 2017

Calculating the ROI of LED lighting is important for any business or individual thinking of switching to LED lighting. Whether you are a business or individual, saving money is always a good thing. Yet even with the best of intentions, if you don’t watch your costs, it can be easy to find yourself suddenly going broke because of all the money you are trying to save. Payback on investment is an important component to any financial choice you make, whether... View Article

Top Benefits of Custom Recessed Downlighting

June 22, 2017

Installing custom recessed downlighting is one of the quickest ways to maximize the benefits of LED lights in a large setting. Thinlight’s custom recessed downlighting features In addition to their other products, Thinlight also manufactures custom recessed downlights for warehouses and workspaces.The designers at Thinlight know that having the right lighting to fit a space is important for any company. That’s why they offer downlights with a modular design that come in two different designs and five trim colors: white,... View Article

Showcasing Your Message in Thin LED Light Panels

June 14, 2017

Thin LED light panels can sit unobtrusively on the wall while showcasing your message. Light panels of the past have been bulky products that aren’t practical for many settings, but as technology has continued to improve, LED lights have made it possible to create light panels that are so thin, they almost sit flat on the wall. Thin LED Light Panels: Custom sizes and design Thinlight specializes in making thin LED light panels that are thinner than many picture frames.... View Article

Top Benefits of Troffer LED Light Panels

June 7, 2017

Troffer LED light panels are a better option than fluorescent light panels for commercial and non-commercial settings. They are more energy efficient, have a longer lifespan and have a quicker return on investment for companies. Benefits of troffer LED light panels Before LED lights became more affordable and commonplace, many light panels used fluorescent bulbs. Now, while many light panels are still lit with fluorescent bulbs, LED lights are gaining in popularity. It’s easy to understand why. With all the... View Article

Benefits of LED Downlighting for Commercial and Residential Spaces

May 24, 2017

There are numerous advantages to  LED downlighting, but one benefit that isn’t talked about as much is their design flexibility. There are countless ways that LED lights can be arranged in dozens of different fixtures and retrofits. Other lighting options, on the other hand, like fluorescent and incandescent bulbs are much more limited in their usage and application options. LED lights can be designed to fit almost any purpose whether the setting is in a commercial or residential building. Benefits... View Article

Incorporating LED Lighting into a Commercial Space

May 17, 2017

There are many ways LED lighting can be added to an office, warehouse or residential setting. LED lights are beneficial no matter where they are used. It seems like almost any setting can benefit from replacing other lighting options with LED lights. Especially in larger commercial settings, the advantages of LED lights quickly add up and help the environment and the company’s bottom line. LED lights are more energy efficient than other lighting options and last years longer. That, in... View Article

4 Benefits of High Bay LED Lighting

May 10, 2017

Warehouse owners and managers have numerous lighting options, but one type is becoming increasingly popular. High bay LED lighting boasts many features that make them a great choice for commercial spaces. LED lights aren’t becoming common in just warehouses. Any space or facility that has high ceilings and requires illumination of 15 feet or more can benefit from LED lights.  Sports arenas, gymnasiums, loading docks and other industrial spaces are all starting to be illuminated by LED lights. Here’s a closer... View Article

Top 5 Benefits of LED High Bay Lighting

May 3, 2017

There are numerous benefits to using LED high bay lighting in warehouse and office settings. From lower energy usage to a quick ROI, LED lights are an easy choice for businesses looking to upgrade their lighting. Benefits of LED High Bay Lighting Energy use Reduced energy use is one of the number one benefits of transitioning to LED lights in a commercial space. LED lights are known for their energy efficiency, regardless of what type of LED light is being... View Article

Frame your Graphics with Thinlight’s Snap Frame Extrusions

April 26, 2017

Changing out the graphics in your light panel or display board shouldn’t be difficult. We all have enough things going on that dealing with a panel or display board that is anything less that simple to use isn’t worth your time. Thinlight prides itself at making LED light panels with snap frame extrusions that are easy enough for anyone to use. How to use Thinlight’s snap frames With Thinlight’s LED panel snap frames, replacing your old graphic is as easy... View Article

CustomThin LED Light Panels

April 19, 2017

More and more companies are seeing the benefits of using thin LED light panels to show off their graphics and messages. As LED light technology continues to be developed, LED light panels are becoming increasingly affordable and cost effective. Thinlight offers a variety of standard thin LED light panels sizes. We also are able to create light panels at virtually any custom size. No matter what size you need to fit your space, we can help you create the display... View Article

Use A LED Light Box to Illuminate Your Message

April 11, 2017

Using a LED light box to illuminate your message makes advertising more reliable, energy efficient and low-maintenance than ever before. When LED lights hit the market in the 1970’s, they were a new technology that promised to change the way homes and businesses were lit. Since then, LED technology has continued to improve and progress, and LED light bulbs are being used in more and more areas. The pioneers of LED lights probably weren’t thinking of advertising uses when they developed the... View Article

Modular Light Panels with LED Snap Frames

April 5, 2017

By using modular light panels with LED snap frames and flash/fade technology, businesses can share their message and can capture their customer’s attention. The human eye is naturally drawn to movement. Businesses and marketing departments can take advantage of this natural tendency by using movement and bright graphics to capture their customer’s attention. Modular light panels offer open more options Modular light panels give businesses more options for displaying their message by taking advantage of the attraction that movement and... View Article

Thinlight LED Light Panels

March 22, 2017

LED light panels are a great way to showcase your message no matter your audience or building that you have in mind. Thinlight’s light panels use cutting edge technology to make a product that is as reliable as it is energy efficient. Using LED light panels LED light panels can be used in a variety of settings for advertising and to highlight information. They are effective in almost any indoor environments from subways to airports, shopping malls to building entrances.... View Article

How to properly dispose of fluorescent bulbs when you replace them with leds

March 15, 2017

After installing LED lights throughout a facility, it is important to properly dispose of fluorescent bulbs that have been replaced. Fluorescent tubes are common in office buildings and other commercial or public spaces. While no comparison for LEDs’ energy saving abilities, Fluorescent bulbs are more efficient than incandescent lights. For years they were the natural choice for large spaces that need consistent, even lighting. Because of their shape, fluorescent bulbs can be cumbersome to transport. It is important to handle... View Article

Using LED Lights in Troffers

March 8, 2017

Replacing fluorescent light bulbs in troffers with LED lights in an industrial or commercial building can save hundreds or thousands of dollars a month in energy and bulb replacement costs depending on the number of light fixtures in the facility. LED lights outperform fluorescent lights in almost every category and the light they produce is virtually indistinguishable from light produced by fluorescent lights.   Troffers, the rectangular light fixtures in a modular dropped ceiling grid, are commonplace and standard in... View Article

U.S. Energy Mandate and LED Lingo

March 1, 2017

In 2007 when the government passed a new energy mandate, consumers were given more lighting options that were more energy efficient. U.S. energy mandate Ten years ago the U.S. federal government passed the bipartisan Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. Among other things, the mandate stated that light bulbs needed to be 25 percent more energy efficient. The new lighting standards were phased into effect between 2012 and 2014. While the energy mandate didn’t ban incandescent or any specific... View Article

Importance of Buying Local

February 22, 2017

While buying local isn’t a new trend, it isn’t a passing fad either. In an age where so many goods and products are made or produced overseas, buying from manufacturers that are committed to using products made in the country can seem like an added cost and hassle. But multiple studies have been done, and it’s becoming clear that keeping our money local can have a profound impact on the economy. Buying local When you buy local, more money stays... View Article

Guide to LED Lights for Businesses

February 15, 2017

After hearing about all the benefits of LED lights and evaluating the options for your business, you’ve decided to make the switch from traditional incandescent or fluorescent lighting to energy efficient LED lights. Congratulations! But once you’ve decided to make the switch to LED lights, there are still many LED light options to select from. Here are some of the things you should consider when choosing the right LED light for your space. LED light considerations There are five things... View Article

LED Light Trends in Cars

February 8, 2017

LED light trends are constantly moving forward and progressing in every industry. In the decades since LED lights were first developed, LED technology has continued to grow and improve. Today, LED lights can be found in many homes, businesses and municipalities. LED light use is becoming more and more widespread and increasingly, LED lights are being used in the auto industry. In an ever changing industry, LED light trends can move quickly, but it’s always interesting to see what is... View Article

LED Light Trends

February 1, 2017

As designers and developers are continuing to pursue new LED light trends for the everyday consumer and their home, more and more options are appearing on the market. Much has been said about the benefits of using LED lights in home fixtures. LED lights save homeowners on their energy bills, last longer, and have less impact on the environment. But basic home lighting isn’t the only area that LED lights have begun to make an impact. LED lights are incredibly... View Article

How LED Lights Save Money

January 25, 2017

It’s hard to deny the simple fact that LED lights save money. Home and business lighting has is so commonplace, it’s something most of us take for granted every day. In fact, very few of us have had to live without the convenience of being able to turn on a light with the simple flip of a switch. Many people pay the monthly electric bill and because it isn’t a big ticket item, rarely think about the cost of lighting... View Article

Top 10 Reasons to Buy Local

January 18, 2017

It is important to buy local. Buying local can mean different things for different people – some set a goal of only buying food that has been grown or produced within a certain radius of their homes. Others have a looser understanding of buying local and prefer to buy all their goods from businesses based in the United States. Many studies have been done about the benefits of buying local. Here are some of the top reasons: Buy local –... View Article

Considerations for Buying LED Lights

January 11, 2017

When buying LED lights for your home or business, there are many factors that are worth considering before selecting a bulb. LED lights come in a variety of colors and brightnesses and each type of bulb has a different setting that it is best suited for. Buying LED lights: What are you hoping to achieve with LED lights? LED lights have given consumers greater flexibility and functionality with their lighting options that were previously unavailable to them. Beautiful lighting displays... View Article

The Future of LED Light

January 4, 2017

The future of LED light is expected to be full of growth and continued development and ingenuity. The New Year always brings a wave of reflection and predictions for the future. People and businesses review the year behind them and set goals for the future. Entire industries are less likely to make New Year’s resolutions, but it is common to see predictions about what trends and changes will happen in an industry. The light industry is no different and the... View Article

Top New Year’s LED Light Show

December 28, 2016

An impressive New Year’s LED light show can help make New Year celebrations festive and energy efficient around the world. New Year’s celebrations in cities across the globe are colorful and a site to see. For many, they are a vibrant way to kick-off the new year and celebrate the closing of an old year.  We’ve compiled a list for you of our favorites cities that host spectacular LED shows for New Years. New York City’s New Year’s LED light... View Article

Calculating the Return on Investment of an LED

December 21, 2016

Determining the return on investment of an LED light can be hard to calculate but useful if you are considering making the switch from conventional lighting methods to LED lights. The upfront cost of LED lights can be a deterrent for many people when they are considering making the switch from conventional lighting options like incandescent, fluorescent or CFLs to LED lights. But homes and businesses can save huge amounts of money on their electrical bills by switching to LED... View Article

LED Lights in the Workplace Increase Safety

December 14, 2016

Many homeowners and businesses find the advantages to using LED lights far outweigh the initially higher costs associated with purchasing and installation. The environmental and cost-saving benefits of LED lights are often talked about while the advantage of using LED lights to increase workplace safety isn’t as well-known. Upgrading to LED lights in the workplace can enhance safety and promote a healthier environment for employees. A few of the benefits include: LED lights in the workplace: reducing falls and other workplace... View Article

Have a cheaper Christmas with Christmas LED Lights

December 7, 2016

Homeowners and businesses are switching to Christmas LED lights to have a bright and cheery Christmas without spending extra on energy costs. Holiday lights are starting to appear on houses, celebrating the season and brightening streets and walkways. Unfortunately, holiday lights also bring higher energy bills for homeowners, businesses, and municipalities. In an effort to reduce the amount of energy used and to lower energy bills, many homeowners are decorating their homes and trees with more energy-efficient Christmas LED lights instead... View Article

All About the Manufacturing of LED Lights

November 23, 2016

As technology has progressed, the manufacturing of LED lights has improved and become more efficient. While many high-tech machines and chemicals are needed to complete the process, the theory and process behind LED light production is easy to understand. The raw materials Scientists and developers have learned how to harness the light produced by electrons and developed reliable and efficient LED lights. The two basic components of LED lights are the following: Diodes – Diodes are made of thin layers... View Article

Benefits of LED Lights in the Auto Industry

November 16, 2016

LED lights in the auto industry are becoming increasingly common in the auto industry. Many automotive manufacturers are taking advantage of the benefits gained from using LED lights and installing them more and more in vehicles headlights and taillights for safety and design reasons. No matter what industry you are talking about, the initial cost of LED lights often seems to be a concern when transitioning from incandescent, fluorescent, or CFL lighting to LED lights. However, with the energy savings... View Article

Understanding LED Lighting Certifications

November 9, 2016

Many consumers are still learning about LED lights and the benefits they offer in residential and commercial settings. For new LED light users, it can be difficult to understand the language associated with LED lights. From lighting levels to wattage output to various LED lighting certifications, there is a learning curve for a consumer that wants to make an educated choice when choosing the right LED light for their needs. LED Lighting Certifications: What they mean Many LED products fail to... View Article

Components of an LED light

November 2, 2016

While the technology and components of an LED light may be relatively simple, LED lights have improved and revolutionized modern lighting. They provide consistent light while being vastly more energy efficient and cost-effective than fluorescent, incandescent and compact fluorescent lighting (CFL) options. While LED technology may have changed the lighting industry, LEDs remain fairly simple in construction. Instead of relying on a complex system of parts, the creators of LED lights found a way to harness a simple process to... View Article

The Development of LED Lights

October 26, 2016

The development of LED lights has had a huge impact on technology and electronics. LED lights might be small, but they play a significant role in technology and in our daily lives. LEDs can be found in everything from tiny flashes of light on electronic devices to LEDs in large clusters that form business signs. They’ve played a significant role in the history and development of electronics and are continuing to improve every day. Initial Development of LED lights The... View Article

LED Lights in Industrial Lighting

October 19, 2016

Using LED lights in industrial lighting isn’t a new idea, but improvements in technology have made LED lights increasingly energy efficient. LED lights produce the same level and color of light without needing frequent replacement. They might be a little more costly upfront, but they will quickly pay for themselves. In an industrial setting, there are multiple areas that need specific types of lighting. Fortunately, needs of each space can be met with the right LED lights. Industrial lighting High... View Article

Disposing Of CFLs When You Replace Them With LEDs

October 12, 2016

With the increase in LED usage, many consumers are replacing old bulbs with more efficient options. However, disposing of CFLs takes a little bit more care than just tossing them in the trash. Long before LEDs hit the market, manufacturers and consumers had been looking for more efficient and more affordable lighting options. Today, LEDs are the undisputed leader in the industry and as technology continues to advance, LEDs are becoming more and more cost-effective. As people are replacing their... View Article

Using LED Lights to Grow Plants

October 5, 2016

While the initial cost of LED lights is often a concern for many gardeners and growers, the benefits of using LED lights to grow plants is worth considering. Few climates are blessed with the sun that meets all of their growing needs year round. Even in the best-designed greenhouses, a significant percentage of solar radiation is blocked by the building’s structure and the glazing on the glass before the light reaches the plants. In regions with shorter growing seasons or... View Article

LED light and Jet Lag Prevention

September 28, 2016

LED light and jet lag prevention is new in the airline industry but had strong scientific backing. Anyone who’s dealt with jet lag knows it’s more than just being a bit sleepy through the first day of a vacation.  Jet lag is a recognized temporary sleep disorder that affects anyone traveling over multiple time zones. The more time zones that are crossed, the more a person’s circadian rhythm will be disrupted and the more likely a person is to experience... View Article

Lighting and Learning

September 21, 2016

Indoor lighting can affect a person’s mood, performance, and overall experience in numerous ways. Studies have recently shown that lighting and learning are closely connected and that indoor lighting that mimics natural lighting can have an impact on students’ ability to learn and retain material. LED lights give designers and teachers the ability to create indoor light that is perceived to be the same as outdoor lighting and because LED lights can be programmed to dim and brighten as needed,... View Article

LED Lights and Hospital Lighting

September 14, 2016

There are so many components that go into patient care and healing that many people forget about how lighting affects a hospital experience. Yet hospital lighting can play a large role in a patient’s overall experience and in some cases can even affect recovery time. Many hospitals are using light and lighting levels to ensure people are as comfortable as possible. LED lights give hospital staff the flexibility to adjust light levels easily while still choosing the most cost effective... View Article

How LED Lights Affect Health

September 7, 2016

LED lights have countless environmental and economic benefits for consumers and businesses. They use less energy, last longer, and offer more options to customize light levels and color. Also LED Lights Affect Health and have benefits that are being taken advantage of by hospitals and homeowners alike. How LED lights affect health and healing LED light beams can be saturated and concentrated at specific wavelengths to promote and encourage healing in a variety of ways. Special LED light has been used to... View Article

Advantages of LED Lights’ Color Range

August 24, 2016

One benefit of LED lights that is often overlooked is LED lights’ color range. Having access to a wide color spectrum and a variety of white light color tones has both decorative and practical implications. This can be as dramatic as using obviously colored lights or as subtle as changing the warmth or tone of a light source. With LED lights, the tone of a light can be changed from warm white to cool white with the simple use of a... View Article

How LED Light is Produced

August 17, 2016

For all the talk about the benefits and energy saving properties of LED lights, many people don’t understand how LED light is produced or how LED lights work. Understanding the basic workings of an LED light makes it easier to understand why LED lights are a better lighting option that incandescent, fluorescent or CFLs lights. How LED light is produced Light emitting diodes, or LEDs, produce light through a process called electroluminescence. Electroluminescence is the movement of electrons between two... View Article

LED Lights compared to neon signs

August 10, 2016

When you are comparing LED lights and neon signs there are many factors to take into consideration. Some neon sign effects may be costly to replicate with an LED sign. Or perhaps you want a more vintage feel that would be difficult to recreate with an LED. LED Lights compared to neon signs is a common consideration for businesses. However, if you are simply looking for an effective, eye-catching way to draw attention to your business or event, LED signs... View Article

Using LED Lights Outside

August 3, 2016

Using LED lights outside is becoming a popular option for cities and counties. Municipalities around the country are seeing significant savings in lighting costs as they switch from traditional lighting options to LED lights. Lancaster, a small town in New Hampshire, is expecting to cut their street lighting costs in half after installing LED lights in all their streetlights. The much bigger city of Los Angeles has converted 80% of its streetlights to LEDs and is expecting to save almost... View Article

Where to use LED Lights

July 27, 2016

If you’re wondering where you should replace your traditional lights with LED lights, the simple answer is: almost anywhere! LED lights are durable, long-lasting and energy efficient. They are low maintenance and are great for hard to reach areas. In fact, there are few situations where LED lights wouldn’t be a better option than traditional lighting. Many people still have questions about LED light applications and there are a few specific LED light uses that require special consideration. LED Lights... View Article

LED Light Applications

July 20, 2016

When you’re switching from incandescent, fluorescent or CFL lighting to LED lighting, there can be a lot of questions about LED light applications. Fortunately, LED light technology has come a long way and there are few places that can accommodate or be modified to accommodate LED lights. LED light applications to consider While there are countless applications for LED lights, there are some areas and situations that need special consideration when you are thinking about installing LED lights, especially if... View Article

LED Lights and the Environment

July 13, 2016

LED lights and the environment is a huge topic of discussion when considering switching to LED lights. While cost savings may be the main benefit that is mentioned when people discuss switching from traditional lighting options to LED lights, there is no denying the environmental benefits of LED lights are equally noteworthy and important. LED lights consume significantly less energy than other lighting sources and have a much smaller impact on the environment over their lifespan. LED lights and the... View Article

Using LED Lights In Commercial Properties

July 6, 2016

Lighting costs account for a larger percentage of  the total energy used in the United States. 10% of most residential properties is lighting usage and up to 40% in commercial properties. Traditional lighting options, like incandescent and florescent bulbs, are inefficient and only convert a fraction of the energy they consume into light. LED lights, on the other hand, use much less energy than other lighting options and convert much more of the energy they use into light. It is... View Article

The Cost of LED Lights

June 22, 2016

With the higher initial cost of LED lights, it is no wonder many consumers question whether spending more upfront is worth it. Traditional lighting options like incandescent and fluorescent bulbs and newer CFL bulbs are cheaper and more familiar than LED lights. However, with their longer lifespan and significantly higher energy efficiency rates, LED lights quickly pay for themselves and can save homeowners thousands of dollars over the lifespan of the light. Why is the cost of LED lights initially... View Article

Answers to Common LED Light Questions

June 15, 2016

Even though LED lights are gaining in popularity, there are still a lot of LED light questions about how they work and the terminology that goes along with LED technology. Fortunately, LED technology is pretty straightforward and understandable. Answers to Common LED Light Questions What are LED lights? LED lights, or light emitting diodes, were first invented in 1907 by the British scientist H. J. Round. Since then, LED technology has improved dramatically. Today, LED lights convert electrical energy directly into... View Article

Why You Need LED Lights for Your Home

June 8, 2016

Not sure if you need LED lights for your home? With the numerous benefits of switching from traditional lighting to LED lights, it’s easy to see why these energy efficient bulbs are becoming increasingly popular in homes. LED lights can save an average home with 24 light bulbs tens of thousands of dollars in energy costs over the 17-year lifespan of the bulbs. Plus, homeowners can feel good knowing that the choices they are making on home lighting are the... View Article

Durability of LED Lights

June 1, 2016

For lighting cities, performing construction work, and illuminating areas where lighting sources need to withstand tough environmental and weather conditions, professionals choose the stability and durability of LED lights. There have been numerous news articles recently about cities switching from traditional incandescent, fluorescent and CFL lighting to LED lights. Especially for outdoor lighting, LED lights are becoming increasingly popular as LED technology continues to improve and the price per bulb continues to drop. More and more street lights, illuminated signs... View Article

Top Benifits of LED Lights for Commercial Lighting

May 25, 2016

LED lights for commercial lighting give businesses and property managers the cost saving benefits of LED lights and the peace of mind that comes from knowing they made the best choice for the environment. With their energy efficiency, durability and long lifespan, LED lights provide a reliable lighting solution that can save businesses hundreds of thousands of dollars over the lifespan of the bulbs. Building and property exteriors LED lights work well in a variety of commercial settings.The beam of an... View Article

How To Use LED Lights in Design Projects

May 18, 2016

Using LED lights in design elements is an ideal way to take advantage of the environmental benefits of LED lights while playing with some of the new features that are available with the advances in LED light technology. LED lights in design Often when designing a space there are special factors and requirements that must be accounted for and taken into consideration. Art, for example, is something that has specific lighting needs if it is going to be preserved and... View Article

Have you heard about the lower cost of LED lights?

May 11, 2016

The lower cost of LED lights and the savings that users will see over the LED light’s lifespan make them an easy choice for homeowners and businesses. Just a few years ago, many homeowners and businesses were turned away from LED lights by their initial cost. It was hard to invest in the promised future savings when the initial, up-front cost was so much more than other lighting options. Lower cost of LED lights make them an easy choice Many... View Article

LED Technology in Retail Lighting

May 4, 2016

There is no denying that retail lighting, including color and brightness levels, affect customer’s shopping experience and habits. Extensive research has been done to learn how lighting affects shoppers and their behavior. When lighting is done thoughtfully and correctly, it enhances the requirements of an interior space – aesthetically, emotionally and functionally. In a commercial space, it is even more important that lighting complement a shopper’s experience. Types of retail lighting Lighting should be aimed to increase product sales while... View Article

Benefits of Industrial LED Lighting

April 27, 2016

In an industrial setting, there are a lot of things that you can’t compromise on, but with the advances in industrial LED lighting, lighting has become an area where industrial operations have the choice to help the environment and save money without sacrificing reliability or light quality. Individuals and companies are becoming increasingly aware of the impact that humans and industry have on the environment. It is also becoming clear that some of our actions are not sustainable and many businesses... View Article

ThinLight and Quality Assurance

April 20, 2016

Quality Assurance At ThinLight, we know that quality assurance and customer confidence is vital. “They just don’t make them like they used to”, might be said about other products, but we want people to know that ThinLight is a quality brand that they can trust. The quality assurance of a brand is something that is built slowly over time. It takes dedication and attention to detail not just once, but each and every time a product is assembled and shipped... View Article

Do you know about these three benefits of LED lights?

April 13, 2016

No one wants to throw their money away when a simple change could save hundreds of dollars. By now, it’s well-known that LED lights can help homeowners and businesses whittle down their lighting costs. Switching to LED lights can save an average of $266.75 over 50,000 hours of usage when compared to using incandescent lighting. While saving money on lighting costs is a great reason to use LED lights and LED light products, there are more benefits of LED lights... View Article

Huge Cost Savings with LED Lights

April 6, 2016

Even though LED lights have been around for a while, it’s taken individuals, businesses and governments a while to replace their traditional light bulbs with more energy efficient options. Concerns about reliability and color value have all played a role in LED light usage, but increasingly LED lights are becoming a popular and environmentally responsible option. The cost savings with LED lights are motivating businesses and communities to switch to LED lighting. St. Cloud, Minn. recently announced that it will be... View Article

Lighting Up Your Options: Interior LED Lights

March 26, 2016

Choosing the lighting for a new home or a redesign project is always an important and exciting process, but today, with the hundreds of interior uses for LED lights, homeowners are finding so many new ways to add light and decoration to their spaces. At the same time, they are making their homes more energy efficient. Problems with traditional bulbs Before, designers and homeowners were limited to bulbs in the shape or long cylinder bulbs. Of course, they could be... View Article

Thinlight Can Create a Custom Light Panel for Your Space

March 10, 2016

As LED light technology continues to advance and improve, more companies are taking advantage of the benefits of LED light panels to showcase their graphics and message. Adding a custom light panel to your office building or to your next tradeshow event can seem like a complicated undertaking. However, no matter what makes your situation unique – maybe it’s the layout of your space, or the potential for glare from windows – the team at Thinlight will work with you... View Article

Use Multiple Graphics to Make Your Message Stand Out

March 1, 2016

Each of ThinLight’s light panels uses ThinLight’s patented snap frames to hold graphics securely in place. Those snap frames contain springs that are so strong they are difficult to open with bare hands and are sturdy enough to hold not one, but multiple layers of graphics firmly and securely in place. The option of adding a second layer to a light panel gives customers more design choices for each of their light panels and using multiple graphics adds depth to the image... View Article

Benefits Of LED Light Panel Displays That You Should Know

February 11, 2016

For years, the engineers, technicians and staff at ThinLight have worked together to produce a high-quality LED light panel display, and they’ve developed a reputation in the industry for reliable, cutting edge products. We’ve seen our LED light panel displays used in every setting you can imagine – from sporting arenas, to malls, to industry conventions, to shopping centers. Our customers know that if they have a message or graphic they want seen by their audience, ThinLight is their best... View Article

LED Light Boxes – Getting More Eyes On Your Message

February 3, 2016

Everywhere you look, you can find an LED light boxes showcasing someone’s advertisement or graphic. Illuminated signs are easy to see, and people are noticing them. Customers are using ThinLight’s light boxes to illuminate everything from graphic signs to business’ logos. Also known as LED light panels, LED light boxes are reinforcing people’s messages and taking advantage of cutting edge technology attract customer’s attention. Businesses are also using LED lights to enhance the mood of a space with wall panels... View Article

Decoding Color Temperature

January 29, 2016

Color temperature is easy to take for granted. When it’s right, we hardly notice, but when it’s wrong, everyone notices. The wrong color temperature literally puts things in the wrong light and affects how everything in a room looks. If you ask someone if they’d be willing to change all their incandescent bulbs over to something more energy efficient, like an LED bulb, chances are you’ll get one of three responses: Sure, I’d love to. Nope, they’re too expensive. I... View Article

Two-sided LED Light Panels

January 12, 2016

Two-sided LED light panels give you twice as much area to share your message with the public. They have countless applications from convention centers to retail spaces and are made with the same high quality as all of ThinLight’s products. The Advantage of Two-sides Most people are familiar with one-sided, standard LED light boxes, and it’s easy to image your graphic on display inside of one. Standard LED light boxes have become commonplace, and their application can be seen almost... View Article

Why You Should Go Green With Energy Efficient LED Light Signs

January 1, 2016

It’s pretty clear that “going green” isn’t just a trend. Environmental consciousness is here to stay. In every area of life, people and businesses are becoming more aware of the effect that their actions are having on the world around them. Fortunately, ThinLight makes efficient LED light signs that are perfect for illuminating your message while having a significantly lower environmental impact. In the 50 years since LED lights entered the market, the technology behind them has continued to improve.... View Article

Neutral Density Light Showcases Your Graphic without Shadows

December 19, 2015

Using neutral density light to illuminate your graphic is key in making sure your image is displayed without shadows or bright spots. The team at ThinLight knows that our customers put time, effort and money into creating the perfect graphic for their campaign. Often there is a team of people that have spent hours developing, photographing and refining the image until everything is perfect. The quickest way to put all that hard work to waste is by displaying the finished... View Article

LED Light Panels Show True Colors of Graphics

December 3, 2015

As LED technology has improved, it has moved from simply being functional to being an aesthetically pleasing choice for light panels and backlit signs. LED lights are now available in light colors that display the true colors of objects and graphics. With LED light panels especially it is important to display graphics in their true colors, without allowing any part of the light panel to detract from the image. ThinLight uses a dual layer approach to ensure clarity and durability... View Article

Commercial Uses for LED Lights

November 19, 2015

Since LED light panels were introduced to the market, they have been a popular choice for illuminating graphics with consistent, reliable light and the Commercial uses for LED lights has continued to expand. ThinLight takes pride in keeping their products at the forefront of LED light technology and being a leader in the industry and . Commercial uses for LED lights With their durability, reliability, and energy efficiency, LED light panels are an ideal choice for clients looking to display... View Article

The Benifits of Modular Led Light Panels

November 6, 2015

Modular LED light panels harness ThinLight’s innovative technology to allow for more options to showcase your graphics in the best light. From larger custom sizes to sequential lighting, modular frames give you more creativity and flexibility to make your light panel do what you need it to to make your graphic stand out and grab people’s attention. ThinLight LED light panels can be manufactured to be modular, allowing customers to connect multiple light panels to form a long rectangle or... View Article

LED Light Use Continues to Grow

October 28, 2015

With their multiple benefits, LED lights are expected to only increase in popularity. They have been shown to give large energy savings and have a longer lifespan than incandescent, fluorescent, and halogen lighting. As LED light technology continues to improve and advance, the benefits and efficiency of LED lights will only increase. With their broad applications, LED lights can be found in countless places, from homes, to outdoor lighting, to LED light signs. It might be hard to count all... View Article

Use A Custom LED Light Panel To Get the Size You Need

October 9, 2015

  ThinLight LED light panels come in standard sizes ranging from 16 by 20 inches to 144 by 60 inches. We find that range of sizes covers most of our customer’s needs. But what if you need something a little bigger or a little smaller? Or what if you have an idea that could only be executed with a cylinder light panel? Fortunately, we can easily design a custom LED light panel to fit your graphic. Custom LED light panel... View Article

Curved LED Light Panels Show Off Your Message From Every Angle

September 29, 2015

It’s easy to imagine the benefits of putting your message in a standard LED light panel frame to illuminate your graphic so that it can be eye-catching and show off your message. But maybe what you have in mind calls for a little something more. Maybe you need your sign to be visible no matter where people are standing. Or maybe you want your sign suspended in the middle of a showroom floor. Or maybe you have a unique space... View Article

Why You Should Be Taking Advantage Of LED Light Panel Backlighting

September 17, 2015

LED light panel backlighting is a tried and true method of increasing the visibility of your graphic. Since marketers first started using backlighting, the process and technology has evolved tremendously. With the invention of LED lights and LED light panels, backlighting has become more reliable, cost effective and energy efficient. Anyone looking for a marketing platform with a strong visual impact should consider LED light panel backlighting for their message. What is LED light panel backlighting? A backlit sign is... View Article

High-Quality, Reliable LED Light Panels

September 12, 2015

The quality of light you use to illuminate your graphic plays a huge role in how successful your campaign or display will be. ThinLight Corp prides itself on manufacturing reliable LED light panels that produce an even, consistent light. Each of their products has a long expected lifespan and is of the highest quality on the market. Our light panels undergo rigorous testing before they are sent to customers to ensure high standards of quality. Producing Reliable LED Light Panels ThinLight’s LED light... View Article

Use Bent Acrylic Light Panels To Put Your Message Ahead Of The Curve

September 2, 2015

A bent acrylic light panel might sound counter-intuitive. After all, bending acrylic or any type of light panel would surely break it – right? But what if instead of a bent acrylic light panel, you used a curved light panel to illuminate your message. Curved or bent light panels are a great way to showcase your new promotional campaign, company logo or convention message. They have applications in advertising, mood lighting, and interior decoration. Curved LED light panels give you... View Article

Popular LED Light Uses

August 19, 2015

LED lights have been gaining popularity as more and more people are becoming aware of the benefits of using LED bulbs over incandescent or CFLs (fluorescent). In fact, the number of LED lights used in everyday life is growing each year. LED Light Uses The rapid development of LED technology has increased the number of products being manufactured, improved manufacturing efficiently and as a result, lower prices for consumers. Below are some of the most popular and common types of LED... View Article

How You Could Be Saving Money With LED Energy Savings

August 11, 2015

As a producer of LED light panels, ThinLight is well aware of the incredible LED energy savings that their products are taking advantage of. LED lights are one of the most energy-efficient lighting options on the market today, and they outperform incandescent and CFLS lighting in almost every area. The LED energy savings that you can expect make them well worth the investment. LED energy savings LEDs are among the most efficient lighting technology on the market today. This has the potential... View Article

Rugged LED Light Panels for High Traffic Areas

July 30, 2015

With their polycarbonate cover, ThinLight rugged LED light panels work especially well in high traffic areas where a light panel might be at a greater risk of unintentional scrapes and scratches from pedestrians. After spending time and money creating the perfect graphic to share your message, you want your graphic to be put in the best light. You also want it to be seen by people – lots and lots of people. The problem with high traffic areas is that... View Article

8 LED Light Advantages You Need To Know About

July 8, 2015

Even though LED lights have been on the market for a couple years now they haven’t become as commonplace as incandescent or CFLs (fluorescent) lights. Yet LED light advantages out perform their traditional counterparts in multiple areas. LED Light Advantages From energy savings to a longer lifespan, the benefits of LED lights are impressive. Here are eight things you need to know about LED light advantages before you replace your next light bulb with an incandescent or fluorescent. Light-emitting diode LEDs... View Article