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Watch: The Skinny on LED Lights (or Top 3 Reasons You Should Invest in LEDs this Summer)

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A great example of the natural beauty of LED lights

Hello all – These “dog days of summer” have got me thinking about the high cost of summer enjoyment. What does it take for us to enjoy these summer days? Central air conditioning, for sure, but it comes with a high price tag via exorbitant utility bills. Wouldn’t it be nice to enjoy your summer nights, by beautifying your home with outdoor lights, without it costing you an arm and leg? Good news: it is possible…with our LED lights.

My experiences with skeptical customers have taught me that some people are skittish about LED bulbs, assuming that all LEDs give off a harsh, artificial, or blueish light (like car headlights), lending to an unnatural look and feel. I admit that, sadly, some LEDs do look unnatural, but I also know that the vast majority of those lights utilize a cheap low quality LED bulb.

A Riddle - Which Set of Outdoor Lights is Halogen and which is LED?

Can you tell which set of outdoor lights is halogen and which is LED? No?! Exactly my point…

At Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Augusta and Lake Oconee, we only use LED lights with Cree-chip technology which, as the article above states, is one of the highest quality LED bulbs available on the market today. Need more proof? Look at the pictures in this blog – our LED lights give off the same color temperature and effect that people love from our halogen bulbs. The Cree bulbs we use register very well of the CRI-scale (Color Rendering Index), meaning that all of our lights will deliver a natural glow, giving your house our signature warm, inviting, and elegant look. Still want to learn more? I highly recommend this informative video from our national office: The Skinny on LEDs

BONUS – not only do they look great, but our LEDs maximize your lighting investment by saving you money in 3 primary ways…

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LED conversion = More lights, more beauty, more security, & more savings! What a deal!

1. Our LED bulbs are more efficient. Our LEDs use 85% less energy than their standard halogen counterparts, which translates into an 85% cavings on your energy bill.  This means that you can run your lights as long as you want without worrying about the cost. Higher efficiency means that you will save some of your hard-earned green while being green and helping the environment.

2. Our LEDs Are Warrantied Twice as Long. We already have the best warranty in business, and using our LEDs only makes our guarantee even better. With LED bulbs, or an LED conversion, we  warranty your bulbs for twice as long as our standard halogen bulbs (2 yrs on all LED bulbs), giving you the peace of mind, and extended enjoyment, that comes standard with the best warranty in the business. 

3.  Our LEDs are able to be retrofitted into your existing lighting system. While some lighting companies try to sell your whole new LED-specific fixtures, our bulbs are able to be retrofitted into all of our fixtures. This means you can make an LED conversion without buying a whole new lighting system. This is an great formula: LEDs conversion = More lights, more beauty, more security, & more savings!

Sit Down and Breathe Deep Enjoy Our Deck & Moon Lighting Combo

Want to enjoy your lighting investment more? LEDs allow you to run your lights 2x as long with 85% more savings.

Ok, so how do you get LED bulbs? For the reasons listed above, some of our customers choose to initially install an LED system, while others choose to upgrade to LED bulbs during their Annual Maintenance Plans (AMP).  Since our LEDs use so much less energy than their halogen counterparts, an upgrade pays for itself over time…

So, call us if you would like to learn more about the benefits of an LED conversion for your Annual Maintenance Plan. If you are convinced about the benefits of an LED retrofit, or just have some more questions, you can reach us at (706) 722-5711 in Augusta / Aiken or (706) 484-9711 in Lake Oconee / Athens.  If you would like some more examples of our work, you can also visit our website to look through some of our favorite Augusta outdoor lighting photos.

Hope to hear from you soon,

Pat Otis, President

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Augusta

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Lake Oconee

3 Ways an LED Conversion Maximizes Your Lighting Investment

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These winter days are longer, which gives our lights a chance to really shine. Keep reading to learn why you can run our lights longer with confidence.

So, its snowing in Augusta. I hope today finds you inside your home, staying nice and warm. I also hope you and your family get a chance to get out and enjoy this snow.

The chance to enjoy snow is rare around these parts. In the south, snow is something we only occasionally enjoy, when the conditions are just right. It is fine to occasionally enjoy snow, but not your lights. You’ve invested in your lights and you should enjoy them regularly.

Here in the dead of winter the days are longer, which means that our lights have a chance to really shine. As of late, one of our most popular services is an LED conversion, done during an Annual Maintenance Plan service. LED conversion has become so popular because most of our customers realize that this the ideal time of year to keep your lights running longer, and they see how our LEDs help them maximize their lighting investment in (at least) 3 primary ways.

A Riddle - Which Set of Outdoor Lights is Halogen and which is LED?

Click here for a full sized pic – see if you can tell which one is halogen and which is LED…

1. Our LEDs Look Great – Some people have experienced LEDs that give off an unappealing or artificial color light (think of car headlights). Sadly, some LEDs do look unnatural, but most of those lights utilize a cheap low quality bulb. At Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Augusta and Lake Oconee, we only use LED lights with Cree-chip technology, which is the highest quality LED bulb available on the market today. As you can see in the pictures, our LED lights give off the same color temperature and effect that people love in our halogen bulbs. The Cree bulbs we use register very well of the CRI-scale (Color Rendering Index), proving that all of our lights will deliver a natural glow, giving your house our signature warm, inviting, and elegant look.

*Need more proof? Look at the picture above. Can’t tell a difference? Exactly my point..

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An LED conversion helps your lights look better for longer
with twice the bulb rating and twice the warranty (2 yrs)

2. Our LEDs Last Longer – LEDs also maximize your lighting investment by increasing the longevity of your lighting system. Our LED bulbs are able to be retrofitted into all of our fixtures and are rated for twice as many hours as their halogen counterparts.  With a LED conversion, we also warranty your bulbs for twice as long as our standard bulbs (2 yrs on all LED bulbs), giving you the peace of mind that comes with the best warranty in the business.

LED copper path light - energy efficient and beautiful

Our LEDs are 85% more efficient than their halogen counterparts, meaning you’ll enjoy their beauty longer while also saving money. Now, that’s a great deal.

3. Our LEDs Save Money – Last, but certainly not least, LEDs save you money each and every night you run them. Some people wrongly assume that the up-front costs of LED lighting will eliminate any savings LED lights might bring. But, this is not true. Since LED lights are 85% more efficient than standard halogen bulbs, you will quickly notice a savings on your utility bills. This means that you can run your lights as long as you want without worrying about the cost. Higher efficiency means that you will save some of your hard-earned green while also being green and helping conserve energy and the environment.

For the reasons listed above, many of our customers choose to upgrade to LED bulbs during their Annual Maintenance Plans (AMP), and since LEDs use so much less energy than their halogen counterparts, an upgrade pays for itself over time.

Please call us if you would like to learn more about the benefits of an LED conversion during your Annual Maintenance Plan. If you know you are ready to give LEDs a chance, or just have some more questions you want to ask, you can reach us at (706) 722-5711 in Augusta / Aiken or (706) 484-9711 in Lake Oconee / Athens.  If you would like some more examples of our work, you can also visit our website to look through some of our favorite Augusta outdoor lighting photos.

Hope to talk to you soon,

Pat Otis, President

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Augusta

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Lake Oconee