Lighting and Technology Trends – An Expert’s Take on the Rapidly Changing Landscape

A Quick Lesson on Current Lighting and Technology Trends from an Industry Veteran May was an exciting month for Illumetek. We traveled to Chicago for LIGHTFAIR, secured some exciting new partnerships and on-boarded a handful of new team members. One of those new team members is someone I feel fortunate to introduce – Lisa Swienton… Read more about Lighting and Technology Trends – An Expert’s Take on the Rapidly Changing Landscape

Meet Efficiency-as-a-Service (EaaS) and Redaptive, the Company Paving the Way

How a new, non-traditional financing model is helping companies overcome budget obstacles to achieve efficiency and sustainability goals – faster!   As mentioned in a previous post on cost vs. value, we completed an exercise in market research by surveying trade show attendees over the last 6 weeks. We first deployed the surveys at SPECS… Read more about Meet Efficiency-as-a-Service (EaaS) and Redaptive, the Company Paving the Way

The New Return on Investment – Evaluating Cost vs. Value

Q: “What do you think your biggest challenge will be this year?”   That was one of the questions we included on a recent survey given to SPECS attendees in Dallas. The majority of answers we received were some variation of the following: A: “Cost” A: “Budget” A: “Keeping cost down”   I’m sure this… Read more about The New Return on Investment – Evaluating Cost vs. Value

Welcome to the Lighting Industry, Kid.

I’m going to be very honest with you: I’m not a lighting expert. I’m a marketer, I’m a “digital native” (yes, that’s code for Millennial) and I’ve witnessed a significant tech-influenced evolution of the marketing and advertising industry over the last decade – which, believe it or not, is similar to what the lighting industry… Read more about Welcome to the Lighting Industry, Kid.

Your LED Lighting Guide: Lumens, Watts and Efficacy Explained

Thank you Lisa Swienton for sharing your insight and expertise in this post. Upgrading to LED Lighting Technology: What You Need to Look For Whether you are new to the lighting retrofit business or a seasoned expert, picking the right LED fixture, lamp or kit for your space can be challenging. So, how do you choose?… Read more about Your LED Lighting Guide: Lumens, Watts and Efficacy Explained

Answers to 4 FAQs about LED Technology

Understand Significant Advancements in LED Technology Thank you Lisa Swienton for sharing your insight and expertise in this post. LED technology is rapidly changing. While the efficacy of LED continues to improve thanks to new materials, better manufacturing processes, and new configurations, these rapid technological advancements also prompt questions regarding cost, quality, sustainability and ROI. Whether you are… Read more about Answers to 4 FAQs about LED Technology

Illumetek receives Most Projects Completed Award from AEP OHIO

ON January 16th, our own Marci Neal visited AEP Ohio in Wilmot, OH to receive an award. Representing the Illumetek Rebate Team, she accepted an award for “Most Projects Completed”. Illumetek dutifully manages, files for, and returns 100% of rebate funds received from incentive programs back to our Lighting installation clients. This value-added service offers… Read more about Illumetek receives Most Projects Completed Award from AEP OHIO

Rounding out 2017 and looking forward to 2018

Illumetek had another great year of growth and expansion in the marketplace.  We achieved significant wins in the categories of Title 24 implementation, saw our first connected ceiling roll-out, and celebrate the addition of a Controls Division to better manage the expanding needs of our clients. But our real growth and prosperity has come from… Read more about Rounding out 2017 and looking forward to 2018

Efficiency Programs and Rebates: Save More Do More

 In the early days of lighting rebates and incentives, the concept of utility companies handing out checks as a reward for more efficient energy programs sounded too good to be true.   This discussion typically generated common questions, such as: “What’s the catch?” “How much extra will that cost me?” “Is it a lot of extra… Read more about Efficiency Programs and Rebates: Save More Do More