Holiday Gift Guide 2017

2017 holiday gift guide

The holiday season is well underway, with decorations adorning our homes and colorful lights lining the streets. But there is more than one way to brighten the mood this winter! For those looking for a clever or unique gift idea this year, Inspired LED offers a variety of products which are sure to light up faces of friends and family come Christmas morning… Backlight Kit | Starting at $29 ON SALE NOW!  For anyone who enjoys the experience of kicking back and relaxing in front of the television, a backlight kit from Inspired LED is the perfect holiday gift! This simple…

Are LEDs Good for Your Health?

health beenfits of LED lights

You have heard about several advantages of using LED lights over older lighting methods, such as compact fluorescent lights (CFLs). The questions that rarely get addressed are: Do LED lights have health benefits? Are they harmful to our health? Your circadian rhythm can be thrown off What is a circadian rhythm? A circadian rhythm is, in more or less words, your body’s internal clock. It is a 24-hour cycle that tells your body when it needs to go through mental and physical changes in order to stay healthy and functioning, including whether you should be awake or asleep. Constant changes…

Accessory of the Week: Splitters

We’re nearing the end of another year at Inspired LED, which means wrapping up big projects, planning holiday sales, and keeping ourselves busy with inventory. It’s a time to look back on all the exciting new products we’ve launched this year, and to take stock in those essentials which make building an LED system possible. While the lights themselves are understandably the stars of the show in our business, they wouldn’t be able to shine without the support of some important accessories. So this week, we take a look at some components which are often overlooked, but are nonetheless key…

Giving Thanks With LEDs

Thanksgiving with LED's

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, time for friends, family, and feasting! From grocery shopping, to travel plans, food preparation, and home décor, there is a lot to do to consider when preparing for this November holiday. This year, let Inspired LED give you and your guests a little something extra to be thankful for, with the addition of low-voltage, energy efficient lighting… Here are some ways to light up your Thanksgiving with the help of LEDs! Cooking (Kitchen Under Cabinet Lighting)- Whether you are ordering takeout, microwaving a frozen meal, or dusting off a traditional recipe from Grandma’s old cook book,…

Fall Lighting Ideas: 7 Rooms in Your House That Need LEDs Now!

How to Make Sure Your Home is Fully Prepped for the Holidays with Fall Lighting… We have officially reached the month of November: a time for harvest festivals, colorful leaves, and of course, pumpkin-flavored everything! Fall is under way, and we know how quickly the holidays will follow close behind. So this is the year, get a jump on all your home preparations before visitors come to town, not just with cooking and cleaning, but with some new decor that will make your house look stunning all year long!  To give you a little inspiration, we’ve compiled a list of some of the…

Nogi Electric: Apartment Complex Lighting

exterior LED lighting

As a U.S. based manufacturer of LED lighting and accessories, we are lucky enough to have the opportunity to work with some wonderful local companies, and to see some of the fantastic work they do with our products! One of our newest customers, Nogi Electric, recently completed a massive lighting project for the 3rd Avenue Palms Apartments in Phoenix. This large outdoor installation required a wide range of lighting products, including direct spotlights, LED strip lights along architectural features and security gates, as well as colored accent lighting and custom fixtures for walkways. Let’s explore how this project came together, and learn a little bit about…

Halloween Lighting Ideas

From costumes to decorations and everything in between, a little lighting can help to take your Halloween from freaky to freakin’ fabulous! And if you’re going to be adding light, you might as well do it right (because even witches, goblins, and ghouls can appreciate “going green”). So, with this in mind, here are some ways to get spooky this year with the help of energy-efficient, cost-effective LEDs: Homemade Costumes: You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to create a spectacular Halloween costume this year. There are hundreds of ways to enhance your Trick-or-Treating experience with flexible LED strips.  Flex can…

Get Inspired: Pumpkin Carving with LEDs!

By now, most people know that there are many great things about LEDs! Their low-voltage energy efficiency and cooler operating temperatures not only help to save money on monthly electric bills, but it also allow them to serve an ideal light source for some less than conventional applications. For the past few years around the holidays we at Inspired LED have experimented with a variety of creative ways to use our lights in adding to the celebration. From colored backlight displays to costumes and trunk-or-treat ideas, we’ve discovered there is almost no place where LED strip lights do not look at…

How-To: Installing Glass Cabinet Lighting

glass cabinet lights

How to Install Flexible LED Strips on the Interior of a Glass Faced Cabinet Under cabinet lighting is not your only option when it comes to adding LEDs to your kitchen. Glass cabinet lighting serves as a great source of accent lighting, helping to make your cabinets pop and your glassware glow. After years of design consultations, our expert Lighting Designers have found the easiest way install glass cabinet lighting is an an upside down “U” position along the front of your cabinet. This ensures an even distribution of light throughout the cabinet, while ensuring the LED light strips stay hidden…

Get This Look Part 4: Ceiling Accent Lighting

LED flexible strips have transformed the lighting world, making it possible to create stunning visual effects which would be extremely difficult, if not impossible to achieve using standard bulbs. Among the many lighting trends to emerge as a result of LED advancements is the ceiling accent light. Whether you’re working with a cove, soffit, tray, or coffered ceiling, you’ll find there are many high end, expensive fixtures designed specifically for these types of applications, or cheap rope lights that do not last. But one of the great things about ceiling accents is their natural ability to hide LED light strips out of sight while…