Posts Written ByErica Roselli

A look at LED Lighting Systems Around the World

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From interior home lighting, to office retrofits, LEDs have become a staple lighting solution within the last 10 years, even becoming the top lighting choice for new builds. As the industry here in the U.S. has transitioned to brighter, more efficient, and economical lighting solutions, so has the rest of the world!  Let’s explore some major LED projects and programs across the globe!! Outdoor Guiyang, China– The Solar LED “Lighting 1,000 Villages Program” harnesses the power of solar for LED street lights to extend day light hours and keep cities safe. South Africa– The Nelson Mandela Bridge played host to…

A Year in Review: 2016 for Inspired LED

2016 for Inspired LED

We have endured another orbit around the sun! 2016 had it highs and its lows : from moving locations, adding hardworking new team members, developing innovative products, creating new partnerships, tackling crazy projects, all while maintaining our award winning customer service. 2017 is fast approaching but before we can welcome this exciting New Year, we want to take a moment to reflect on some of our favorite memories from 2016! Best of Houzz Inspired LED has been a long time PRO on the Houzz website, and we have enjoyed every minute being on such an innovative platform! Houzz allows professionals…

CRI and LED Lighting

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CR-WHAT? Sure, maybe you have heard of CRI, but if you’re like most people, you’ve never paid much attention to those three little letters. But if you’re in the market for an LED system, this bit of knowledge can mean the difference between lighting that you love, or lights that you simply tolerate. And let’s face it, if you’re wrapping up a remodel, the last thing you need is for finishing touches like lighting to spoil all your hard work! So what exactly is CRI? According to the Lighting Research Center, “CRI (color rendering index), is the measurement of a light source’s ability to show…

FAQ’s Answered

Can I exchange items I purchased for something else? Absolutely! We understand that often once you make an initial purchase plans can change. Frequently we encounter customers who want to exchange items for example there is the; “you ordered cool white and decided you really want warm white”, or the “I ordered a kit but I need different cable lengths“, or one of our favorites “the cabinet layout had to change due to another issue, and now our flexible led strips aren’t the right sizes”. We get it, we know more often than not when it comes to DIY or…

Spexarth Design Project : White Kitchen

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Our friends over at Spexarth Design have been hard at work once again, this time remodeling a simple, outdated kitchen to a dazzling white masterpiece! Before the remodel, this country kitchen featured plain wood cabinets,  a basic tile back-splash, laminate counter tops, floral wall paper, and a small island. The transformation in this space is absolutely stunning, and the new kitchen layout boasts some fun and functional new features. Let’s explore the changes made throughout the kitchen, and gain some inspiration for your next kitchen remodel project! Custom Woodwork Almost every single piece of wood in this room was handcrafted for the space.  The new…

Where to Find Inspired LED Near You

It is no secret that Inspired LED enjoys making our products easy to use for homeowners and electricians alike, now we are making it easier than ever to find Inspired LED near you! Over the past year, our dedicated team has been working with local and national distributors to make our products commercially available across the U.S.. From major online retailers like Mouser Electronics and Digi-Key, to companies like Anixter, HD Supply, and CED stores, it has never been easier to find Inspired LED products in stores. Our unique combination of affordable pricing and reliable products, backed by our award winning customer service team, is a…

Outdoor Lighting Project: Gazebo

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Long summer days have led to warm summer nights, the perfect time to make the most of your favorite outdoor spaces! And whether that ends up being your deck, patio, pool, fire pit, gazebo, or outdoor kitchen, LED lighting is the perfect way to enhance your time outdoors. Recently, Inspired LED helped one of our customers add a little light to their backyard . We love seeing the end results of completed home projects, so let’s explore this brand new gazebo featuring Inspired LED lighting! Design and Installation Phase For this project, the homeowner wanted to light various areas of the gazebo, including the handrails around the outer…

New Employee Showcase: Meet Jam & Rebecca

At Inspired LED we pride ourselves on maintaining a close knit, award winning staff. No matter what department we belong to, we all work together in a variety of different roles to keep our business running from day to day! And in order to meet the growing needs of our customers, our team is continuing to grow. Let’s get to know our newest employees, Jam and Rebecca! Meet Jam Tell us a little about yourself (birthplace, family, education,etc.). My given name is Jamerrino, but all of my life I have been called either “Jam” or “Jammer”. I grew up on an Indian…

Kitchen Update : Spexarth Design Project #2

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Spexarth Design, based outside of Wichita Kansas, is a contracting & remodeling group specializing in a variety of services from carpentry work, drywall, and tile, to paint, architecture, and interior design. For the past year, they have been putting the finishing touches on their projects using Inspired LED lighting systems, with some fantastic results. This summer, our friends at Spexarth kicked things off with another stunning kitchen remodel, featuring some elegant upgrades, and of course, some LED lights. Let’s take a moment to see what they’ve been up to, and admire the results of their hard work! Before Spexarth Design’s clients began with a simple…

Insight Series: Recessed LED Can Lights

LED lighting is swiftly taking over as the leader in preferred lighting choices for new commercial and residential buildings, and the demand for different lighting fixtures and solutions continues to grow. Inspired LED has proudly been producing LED light panels, flexible LED tape light, connectors and much more for the past 7 years. But we are always on the look out for the latest and greatest way to meet our customers’ lighting needs! With so many LED products on the market now, it can be difficult to determine which ones are here to stay, and which ones are doomed to…