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What's a Troffer?

What's a Troffer?

Some of the common everyday uses of LED lighting can be found in downlights, outdoor lighting areas, and ceiling troffers.  There are so many more applications the LED lighting could benefit, but these are just a few to keep in mind. DownlightsThese are lights placed or designed so as to throw illumination downward. This includes recessed ceiling lights inside homes and buildings, and outside under overhangs that provide security lighting for entryways or exits.Outdoor Lighting AreasThis includes fixtures that provide lighting for streets and parking lot areas. These two types are well- suited for LED technology primarily because LED directionality...

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Petersen LED Distributors

Petersen LED Distributors

Petersen Parts LLC currently has independent distributors throughout the country selling our products.  We are very proud of our distributors and all the hard work they do; without them, we wouldn’t have our "name" out there, and for that we are very grateful.  Jeff and I strive to shop local and help out small businesses in any way we can, so our hope is that you too will support our distributors as well. Here is who we currently have selling our Petersen LED lights.  Feel free to call any one of them to learn more about our products or to...

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Cash in with LEDs!

Cash in with LEDs!

The biggest known downfall to LEDs is the startup cost- it is spoken about in many blogs, on web pages, and through conversation that the cost to convert to them can quickly add up!  We, as a small business, strive to keep our prices competitive, but depending on the amount of area you are lighting sometimes the pricey upfront cost is just inevitable. Our main solution to this is telling our customers to contact their local power company or Co-op and ask about what energy-savings rebates are available to you before you decide to make a purchase.  Due to the fact...

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A quick run through of the lights we offer

A quick run through of the lights we offer

Sometimes when you sell a product or do a certain job for a while you get a certain understanding of things that you think everyone else knows, but a lot of times people come to us with no knowledge of LED lighting- and that's ok, that's what we're here for!  I thought I would do a quick overview of all the 4' indoor lighting we offer to help customers better understand how they can be best implemented.   4' lights  We offer 4 different styles of 4' lights: The fluorescent replacement, The T8 Integrated LED light, The Double Row Integrated LED, and...

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LED Use in Cold Temperatures

LED Use in Cold Temperatures

Sylvania (2000). Cold Temperature Operation of Fluorescent Systems. Retrieved September 1, 2016, from http://assets.sylvania.com/assets/documents/faq0008-1296.d9bed7c5-de6a-40a6-81bd-d610e4c14f25.pdf
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