RelightDepot Lighting Blog

Energy Efficiency News and Lighting Retrofit Success Stories

  • Ideal Color Temperature for Office and Industrial Spaces

    Color temperature plays an important role in how we perceive our environment as well as promoting productivity, and keeping the human body’s circadian rhythm balanced.  If you're contracted to light a commercial or industrial area, it’s crucial to know what color temp to pick for the light fixtures selected for each environment. Continue reading

  • Must-Have Light Fixtures for School Campuses

    School campuses require lighting solutions that are conducive to productivity and safety. The location or intended activity drives the types of fixtures needed. These fixtures also have to have a long life and offer trouble-free utility for years to come. Continue reading

  • Hospital Lighting Solutions: What is Circadian Lighting?

    When most people think of lighting systems, they think of visual amplification or soft lighting for comfort, but science has discovered that lights play a big role in the synchronization of the human circadian rhythm. The comprehension of this link between light and circadian health has birthed a trend called circadian lighting.

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  • Landscape Lighting for Yards & Gardens

    When it comes to the great outdoors, just any ordinary lighting will not do the trick. Landscape lighting is usually low-voltage and specially designed to illuminate lawns, gardens, and pathways. Oftentimes, it’s also designed to be discrete and easily tucked into shrubs or rock formations. The exception to this is flood lights, which act more as a security measure and are designed to brightly illuminate a vaster expanse of land in an otherwise pitch dark location.

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  • Quick-Install LED Commercial Recessed Can Retrofits

    These easy-to-install LED Commercial Recessed Can Retrofits are the most efficient and affordable retrofits you can put in your commercial space. The compact size of these powerful fixtures makes them extremely valuable in the architectural market. LED retrofits save up to 40% of the energy consumed by traditional fluorescent recessed fixtures and create much less heat which further reduces your cooling costs. Continue reading

  • Save Time with Ultra-Thin Recessed Lights

    The same technology that drives LED flat panels is now being used to bring new options to the recessed can product lines. These ultra-thin LED recessed lights can be used to light everything from attics to basements as well as office spaces and corridors.  Their thin design lets them fit in even the tightest spaces and they can be installed from below, saving countless man hours and having to crawl around in attics. Continue reading

  • Quick-Ship LED Linear Lighting

    Many of our customers find us when looking for LED linear lighting fixtures. These fixtures are very popular with designers but have notoriously long lead times and are typically very expensive. Designers love them because they give a very clean and modern aesthetic for commercial spaces, dental and medical offices or any space with an open ceiling plan. What many of these designers don't always know is that their choice for linear LED fixtures can make or break the lighting budget and wreak havoc with your construction time line.

    We're happy to announce that RelightDepot can now offer several very versatile series of LED linear lighting fixtures at very competitive prices AND with rapid 24-48 hour shipping! Continue reading

  • Residential and Multi-family Lighting from RelightDepot

    Since 2009, we have been providing top quality lighting products for the commercial and industrial markets. Our focus on customer service and prompt delivery has led contractors of all sizes to trust us with more and more of their lighting fixture needs. We realized that while we were very good at value engineering the majority of commercial lighting fixtures, our catalog of decorative products for residential, office, and multi-family projects was rather thin. This led us to create Continue reading

  • Led Tube Lights: Picking the Right LED Tube for Your Application

    For the billions of square feet of commercial real estate that have not undergone a lighting upgrade within the last several years, LED tube lights are the quickest and easiest way to reduce energy consumption and lower monthly utility bills. LED tubes have come a long way since they were first released, with improvements in light output, color rendering, and lifespan coming at each iteration. Through each generation, manufacturers have been able to reduce the cost and improve their process. For you, the consumer, this means that high quality LED tube lights are quickly approaching the low cost of premium standard fluorescent T8 tubes. In this article, we'll cover what you need to know to pick the right LED tube light for your application. Continue reading

  • Common NEMA Power Plugs Used for Lighting Fixtures

    We're often asked for help in identifying the types of power plugs used on lighting fixtures in commercial and industrial facilities. It may seem like there's no rhyme or reason behind these strange power plugs, but they were created to reduce the risk of accidents and to ensure proper power connections for electrical equipment. In this article, we'll discuss the most common NEMA power plugs that are used to connect lighting fixtures to plug-in receptacles. Continue reading

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