LED vs CFL Bulbs: Which is More Energy Efficient and Better for the Earth? The wholesale switch from incandescent light bulbs, which were discontinued for wattage above 40 watts in 2014, to the more energy-efficient compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) bulbs and light emitting diode (LED) bulbs have been evolving for years. A lot of confusion still exists, however, about these bulbs, starting with which is which. Is the long light bulb the CFL bulb and the LED the curly light […]
Top 5 Reasons To Switch to LED Lighting In today’s marketplace, there are many lighting choices available for businesses. Options range from traditional incandescent bulbs to compact fluorescent lights (CFLs), to halogens, to light emitting diodes (LEDs). LEDs are becoming the popular choice for general lighting applications across all sectors ― architectural, offices, automotive, showrooms, broadcasting, electronic instrumentation, and entertainment, to name a few. There are plenty of excellent reasons to switch your existing lighting to LED. Here are GO […]
Electrical Contractor Industry Watch After two decades of planning, 70 months of redesign and 5 years of construction the recent renovation on the St. Louis Gateway Arch has just been completed. The 630 foot tall structure now includes a completely modernized lighting system including LEDs that were installed by electrical contractors of the 100 IBEW Local No. 1. In Electrical Contractor magazine Douglas R. Martin, the executive vice president of the St. Louis Chapter of the NECA enthusiastically commented about […]
Pro-Cal Achieves Safety Excellence We are excited to announce that we have recently been awarded the NECA Safety Achievement Award. Safety is important to us at Pro-Cal Lighting. So much so that we’ve made it apart of our S.H.I.N.E. mantra. SAFEY – The condition of being protected from harm or other non-desirable outcomes. HONESTY – A characteristic that connotes virtuous attributes such as integrity and truthfulness. INGENUITY – The quality of being cleverly inventive; skillfulness of conception or design. NOBILITY […]
Improve your facility operations! Industrial LED lighting retrofits are a guaranteed way to improve your facility operations. Let Pro-Cal Lighting help you with the transition from the old fluorescent tube to the latest in Philips cost savings LED lights. Not only will this switch save you money, but also help improve our environment. For more info on LED retrofits click here
Want to personalize your energy? Want to personalize your energy? With Bloom Energy full cells you can now create your own power grid which gives you the ability to predict energy usage. Bloom Energy’s cutting edge technology not only saves money but also reduces carbon emissions. To learn more about Solid Oxide Fuel Cell visit: www.bloomenergy.com We at Pro-Cal Lighting are very proud to announce that Terry Cheslock was named Construction Superintendent of a recent Bloom Energy project in North […]
BenefitsPro, one of the leading employee benefits advisors says that there is an increase of digital eye strain amongst workers. Approximately 54% of employees suffer from light sensitivity. One way to reduce this problem is to replace the notorious fluorescent bulb with LED lighting. Pro-Cal Lighting offers cost saving LEDs which are dimmable, available with sensor controls, and can combat the problem of your employees eye strain. To read complete article click here.
Does workplace lighting create a craving for donuts? Does workplace lighting create a craving for donuts? Research tells us lighting does play a role in health and productivity. According to JLL a professional real estate investment firm, companies are beginning to think about ways to improve the health of their employees, lighting being one of them. Pro-Cal Lighting offers multiple lighting solutions to help you create the most productive workspaces. To read the full article click here.
We at Pro-Cal Lighting are committed to helping businesses create happier and healthier workplaces. A recent article by Forbes says workers are struggling to work in poorly lit workspaces everyday which is causing a decrease in productivity. Don’t let the old artificial light cause distress in your workplace. Contact us today to see how we can help you find a lighting solution to boost morale and save you money. For the complete article visit Forbes
The long-awaited renovation of the San Diego Convention Center’s iconic sails pavilion is now complete, but it comes with an unexpected bonus: colored lights that will illuminate the city’s skyline. The $16.7 million redo of the center’s sails pavilion, including the new fabric roof, concrete flooring, lighting and water cannons for fire suppression, officially debuted this week. The biggest part of the project was replacing the tattered fabric covering and installing a new supporting cable system for the rooftop, a glass-enclosed […]