Posts Written OnNovember 2015

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 Cabinet Lighting)- Whether you are ordering takeout, microwaving a frozen meal, or dusting off a traditional recipe from Grandma’s old cook book, under…

Holiday Lighting FAQs

Holiday Lighting FAQ's

It seems to happen earlier and earlier every year… As soon as autumn leaves begin to frost, even before the last of our Thanksgiving Day leftovers have been finished, signs of the holiday season start to make their way onto streets and storefront windows. Department stores unveil their Christmas decorations, Santa’s little helpers begin their shopping, and everywhere, little colored lights begin to appear. Each year, around this time, we at Inspired LED notice a spike in phone calls and inquiries regarding our LED products. Many people are looking to use our lights to spruce up their homes or businesses…

Transhumanism, Biohacking, & LEDs

biohacking leds

Over the past few years, you may have heard whispers about the emerging trend referred to as “biohacking”. For those who are unfamiliar with the term, biohacking refers to the process of elevating one’s own body through technological modifications. This can include anything from simple DNA mutations, to the insertion of magnets, microchips, and even LEDs. That’s right, I said LEDs. Now, obviously these are not the same LEDs available from Inspired LED, but they are, in fact, diodes which light up with magnetic contact. You may be asking yourself how? Why? What? Believe me, I was wondering much the same thing when I first came across this…

Inspired LED 101: How to Hardwire

How wire a Transformer for LED's

Using one of Inspired LED’s many popular plug & play kits, it is easier than ever to add a bit of low-voltage lighting just about anywhere. But often, when dealing with a high-end application, such as a new business or home remodel, customers prefer to have the sleek, seamless control of a standard wall switch or dimmer. This is where the benefits of a hardwired dimmable transformer come into play. While a switched outlet will allow your LED lights to be turned on and off using a standard plug-in system, or dimmed using an in-line switch, it is the hardwire…

America’s Favorite Pastime in a New Light

Baseball LED Lighting

The World Series wrapped up this past Sunday with the Kansas City Royals winning over the New York Mets in game five. Millions of viewers watched in excitement as the Royals made their comeback early in the ninth inning, gaining their first World Series title since 1985.  While many of us were not lucky enough to be sitting in the stands, those watching from home may have noticed how much lighting affects the view. In fact, beyond the baseball field, many professional sports have been stepping up their game lately with the help of new lighting technology. These changes come as a welcome improvement for…

Local Lighting Update November

Local Lighting in Phoenix Arizona

As the benefits of energy-efficiency and sustainable living make their way to the forefront of our culture, many individuals, businesses, and other institutions have begun taking steps toward a “greener” lifestyle. At Inspired LED, we are always excited to see the new and innovative ways that low-voltage LEDs are being used to brighten up the world around us, and this month is no exception… For almost twenty-five years, the creative minds at the Phoenix Zoo have put together one of the largest and most spectacular holiday light shows in the country. This year ZooLights returns to the Valley of the Sun with promises of even…