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How to Troubleshoot LED Signs

Check the problems of your signs; calling a technician may not be necessary.
LEDs are known to emit a very bright light compared to traditional fluorescent and HPS lighting. And even if they give off such brightness, the power usage remains low, which is why many are making the switch to LEDs. However, there might come a time when your shop’s open sign may not be as bright as it was before or is frequently shutting down. No worries, it could just be a problem with the power.

Don’t call a technician just yet; let us help you troubleshoot your LED sign by asking yourself these five questions:

Have I checked the main power source? First things first -- check is the main source of power. The problem might be with the source itself, and if that’s the case, your sign is probably working just fine. As a solution, find a new source in the meantime. If there is none, you can opt to use a generator or a portable power supply while the main source is being repaired.

Have I checked the connections? So…

Energy-Saving Tips This Fall

Follow these tips to save power this pumpkin season. Summer has been fun; now it’s almost time to transition to a cooler, crisp breeze, crunchy leaves, and apples. As you get ready for pumpkin and turkey season, you should also take into consideration your power usage at home and in the office. Staying warm requires a change in how you consume energy, so here are some tips that you can follow to save power and avoid burning a hole in your pocket.

Make the switch to LED. We all know that light-emitting diodes are eco-friendly and energy-saving. It becomes much darker in fall, so that means your lights at home and the office are turned on for more extended hours, compared to summer. To save energy, replace all your traditional lighting with LED. LEDs are also known to last significantly longer than fluorescent and incandescent bulbs. The same goes for your shop’s signs; swap your old neon sign with a safer and more efficient LED open sign.

Utilize natural heat. Do not let the heat escape by …

What Do Customers Expect From Your Business?

Learn what your customers really want and need from any business. With a careful business plan, you will be able to determine your target audience and your customers' buying behavior. Although buying trends are constantly changing, there are a few things customers want and need that rarely change. Some businesses become too busy with the flow of operations that it is quite easy to forget about these things. Avoid letting your customers down, here are the top three of your customers’ expectations from any business.

The feeling of being welcomed Once customers come into the store, they will expect to feel welcomed. Train your staff to greet all who come inside, even if they are busy with other things or entertaining other customers. Making them feel welcome should also start from the outside of your shop, and one way to do this is to set up a LED sign that welcomes your customers with a warm greeting. You can also put a unit or two inside, with a scrolling message to lift up their mood…

3 Common Misconceptions on LED Streetlights

Debunk the myths about LED street lighting! There have been debates on the adverse health effects of LEDs when used as street lighting. One side says that LEDs have potentially detrimental effects on health, while the other says that these LEDs are perfectly safe to use. Because of this issue, many misconceptions about light emitting diodes came up, and people are getting more confused. As a solution, we’ve listed down the three common misconceptions about LEDs, and why they are actually safe for the environment and the people.

1. LED streetlights are hazardous to people, animals, and nature because they emit short-wavelength light. The truth is, LED streetlights are no more than hazardous than other kinds of streetlights like the HPS. The basis of thinking that they are harmful is because they emit short-wavelength-enriched light that can disrupt one’s natural process of melatonin production. In reality, LEDs can potentially control the amount of short-wavelength light that they emit, …