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Get A Grip On Lighting: LED Nightmare

Greg Ehrich recalls a story of a recent visit he took to a high-end apartment complex with a number of burned-out LED fixtures. How did this happen, and what needed to be done to fix the problem?

Greg Ehrich, LC is the former President of the National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD) and owner of Premier Lighting, a progressive lighting distributorship.

Michael Colligan is an entrepreneur and inventor. He’s a subject matter expert in commercial and industrial lighting supply, lighting retrofits, and finding recycling streams for hard-to-recycle waste.

The Get A Grip On Lighting podcast on lightED is sponsored by Keystone Technologies.

If you want to watch more Get A Grip On Lighting podcasts, you can go to www.getagriponlighting.com.

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Discussion (3 comments)

    Avraham Mor September 21, 2020 / 1:58 pm

    LEDs don’t last forever, the warranty for good products should be five years. Anyone who thinks otherwise is mistaken. A good specification from a good lighting designer does the best they can to make sure to use brand name products that include quick connectors for the drivers and the LED array so they can be serviced. LED product specification HAS TO INCLUDE a plan for servicing. Hires a Lighting Designer that understands that!

    Bill Durkee September 21, 2020 / 5:10 pm

    I expected to read this article. Not get directed to another web site. Kind of a bait and switch.

      Scott Costa September 22, 2020 / 7:11 am

      Bill, We have no idea what you mean by this comment. The podcast is in the video screen. The links to other websites inside the story are for readers who would like to see other podcasts or information created by the Get A Grip On Lighting team. If you would like to talk more about your comment so we can have a better clarification about your concern, you can call me at 314-812-5311. – Scott Costa, Publisher

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