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Energy Efficient Light Bulbs Highland Park MI

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Murray Lighting & Electrical Supplies
(313) 341-0416
10227 W 8 Mile Rd
Detroit, MI
 
Annex Electric Supply Co
(313) 896-3700
3774 Joy Rd
Detroit, MI
 
YESCO Sign & Lighting Service
(586) 486-0030
23544 Hoover Rd
Warren, MI
 
Complete Battery Source
(313) 532-3462
24731 W 8 Mile Rd
Detroit, MI
 
Allen Electric Supply CO
(734) 421-9300
31750 Plymouth Road
Livonia, MI
Services
Lighting Fixtures Wholesale & Manufacturers, Light Bulbs & Tubes Wholesale & Manufacturers, Electric Equipment & Supplies Dealers, Electric Equipment & Supplies Job Lots
Products
Lighting, Transformers, Lamps, Electrical Supplies, Electrical, Institutional,

Electric Great Lakes
(313) 365-2500
13506 Helen St
Detroit, MI
 
More Than Light
(313) 221-1927
3005 Williams St
Detroit, MI
 
Kirlin Company
(313) 259-6400
3401 E Jefferson Ave
Detroit, MI
 
Exway Electric Supply CO
(313) 884-8994
20234 Harper Avenue
Harper Woods, MI
Services
Lighting Fixtures Retail, Electric Equipment & Supplies Job Lots
Products
Lighting Equipment

Smith Group Inc
(313) 983-3600
500 Griswold Street Suite 200
Detroit, MI
 

Electrical Tips




Lights and Light Switches

Defective Light Switches

BE CAREFUL---but you can do this job yourself! Concentrate fully on what you're doing. Begin by shutting off the breaker that controls this circuit. Test it to make sure the circuit is now dead by checking that whatever the switch powers no longer works. Loosen the screws off the plate. The switch will be loosened and you can gently pull it loose from its setting. Then loosen the bolts holding the switch and remove it. Put on the new switch and return it to the wall. Tighten it and replace the switch cover.

Light Switches

Add a special touch to your walls or match a room's paneling with custom-made light switch plates! Use up some of your wood scraps, paneling or wallpaper scraps. Construction time should take under an hour to complete!

Halogen Lights

Halogen lights are useful in that they emit a whiter, brighter and more easily focused beam of light than conventional incandescent bulbs. These lights help reduce eyestrain for reading and other close work. The bulbs tend to last much longer, therefore they are great for using outside in hard to get to light fixtures. They are also 10 to 20% more energy efficient and tend to burn brighter longer.

Maximum Light

To achieve maximum illumination from the bare light bulbs hanging in your basement and /or attic install reflectors above the lights. Just cut a square piece of scrap plywood, leaving a hole in the center for the light. Then paint plywood piece white, nail up piece to the joists, and you're all set!

Lightbulb Sizes

We've all read the warning on lights or ceiling fixtures to stay with a certain size bulb,(e.g. 60-watt). This warning is in place because if a hotter, oversized bulb is used, heat can buildup and fire can occur! This is especially true for recessed lighting since there is no way for the air to circulate around the fixture! If you need more light in a room, add another fixture or replace the existing one that is too small.

Saving Energy

Saving Energy Tips

Try to limit the amount of heat entering your house during the summer. Try not to use lights and appliances during the hottest part of the day- as they generate more heat! Covering your windows with drapes or awnings will help keep the house cool. Every little bit will help and minimize the use of your air conditioner! That means you save money!!!

Vacation/Energy Savings

If you are soon off on vacation, take...

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