Posts Written ByCaitlin Donnelly

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…

Tight Budget? 7 LED Lighting Kits for Under $79

LEDs have a reputation of being an expensive lighting alternative; however, it is incredibly easy to light up your home, office, or business without breaking the bank. Check out the LED lighting kits that can be purchased for under $79, and standard shipping is always FREE! Pro Series Kits:  The Pro Series Kits come in 8.75 inch (or 21 LED) lengths or 16.75 inch (or 42 LED) lengths. These kits are great for areas that will hide the 0.3 inch high profile well, such as under cabinets with lips or light rails. 1) Pro Series 21 LED Deluxe Kit | $58…

New Employee Showcase | Meet Casey

Meet Our Marketing Assistant, Our Newest Employee Introducing: Casey Bourassa, Marketing Assistant Bio: My name is Casey and I am into my third week here at Inspired LED. I am originally from Scottsdale and currently live in Tempe. I am in the process of finishing up my Marketing and Communication degree at ASU and hope to be done in January. I have always had a passion for marketing and advertising and strive to learn something new every day. As Inspired LED’s new Marketing Assistant, I will help create new product content, maintain social media sites, and assist the Marketing Department…

6 Exciting LED Gifts Your Dad Needs This Father’s Day 2014

Father’s Day is about a week away and, like every year, you are stuck pondering what to get him. A book? A watch? Maybe a tie? We know just as well as you do that our dads have seen it all. While most people think of LED lighting as only under cabinet kitchen lighting, there are some truly awesome things you can do with LED lights to make your dad say, “WOW!” 1. The Ultimate Backyard Grilling Expert Dad This dad loves spending time outdoors, especially if it involves grilling his world famous food. His backyard is his sanctuary, so…

New Employee Showcase | Meet Liling

Meet Our Accountant in Finance, Our Newest Employee Introducing: Liling Dutton, Accountant in Finance Bio: My name is Liling Dutton, and I am working in Inspired LED’s accounting department as a bookkeeper. I love working with numbers and have a passion for all aspects of accounting work. Moreover, I am pursuing my accounting degree at Arizona State University. I have lived in Ahwatukee with my husband and two children for over 10 years. I am bilingual in English and Mandarin. I am trying to work with my children and hoping they will become bilingual as well. Some Questions to Get…

New Employee Showcase | Meet Cara

Meet Our Assistant Office Manager, Our Newest Employee Introducing: Cara Donnelly, Assistant Office Manager Bio: My name is Cara and I’m just finishing up my first week at Inspired LED! I am the new Assistant Office Manager and will be processing and fulfilling orders, answering phone calls and questions, and helping with sales and customer service needs. I have enjoyed my first week here and especially like how kind and helpful everyone has been in helping to train me. I just moved to Scottsdale from San Diego where I was born and raised and am living with my sister and cousins.…

LED Lighting Buying Guide and Misconceptions: Part 1

An educated LED lighting buyer is a confident buyer LEDs, or Light Emitting Diodes, have been used for years in various applications, however they have just recently hit it big in the commercial market due to new innovations, making them more affordable and easier to use for the end-user (or, you!). Today’s readily accessible LED products can still be a bit confusing for those who have never worked with LEDs, or even those who have never purchased lighting from Inspired LED. We have come up with this easy overview of LED lighting to help you navigate your way through the…

Mother’s Day Gift Guide to LED Lighting 2014

LED Lighting Ideas for Mother's Day - Your Mom Deserves Something Special

Mother’s Day is just a week and a half away! Treat the special lady in your life to a home makeover, big or small, with LED lighting. There are a variety of options to choose from that will fit any budget. We’ve put together this simple Mother’s Day Gift Guide with our most coveted items. 1. For the Undecided Gift Card  |  $100-$1000 Our gift cards are the perfect gift for anyone. They allow you to purchase LED lighting as a gift so that your loved ones can choose any item they wish. We also offer free design services, so…

LED Light Color Temperature: Warm vs Cool White

warm vs cool lighting buying guide

Inspired LED tries to streamline the LED light purchasing process as much as we possibly can, but it’s always hard making certain choices online without seeing the actual product first. Out of all of the options you have when choosing your lights, the question we hear most is: Which LED light color will fit my application best? In the past, the typical LED was blue in color and very similar to the fluorescent lighting you would find in a warehouse or store.  Well, times are a-changin’!  Most LED retailers and manufacturers will offer a range of “whites” to fit your…

New Employee Showcase | Meet Randy

new employee: Randy

 Previously in our New Employee Showcase series, we introduced Samantha Fruin, our Marketing Assistant. Our Design Department is Growing & We Have a New Employee   Introducing: Randy Wright, Design Engineer Bio My name is Randy Wright. I was born in California, but raised in Arizona at age 1. I went to high school at McClintock High and graduated in May of 2008.  I recently graduated from Arizona State University-Polytechnic in December 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology. Since my graduation I have been wanting to learn new things and meet new people through friends,…