4 Reasons Why Hiring a Lighting Contractor Is Better Than Doing It Yourself

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You’ve decided to do a lighting upgrade—exciting! When it comes to commercial and industrial LED lighting you should hire an LED retrofit contractor. You’ll be hiring someone who knows what they’re doing because it’s their job—their only job. Time is money, and you’ll save both in the end. Take it from some of our customers: […]

Is LED Light Harmful to Your Health?

Questions about the harmful effects of LED lights are everywhere. Blue light blockers have become commonplace at the office, and phones have nighttime settings to minimize blue light exposure when it’s closer to bedtime. There are also claims that retinas can be harmed by blue light.  Yet, according to the EU’s Scientific Committee on Health, […]

13 years of our Why!

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Creating a better world starts with making changes on a smaller scale. July 2022 marks 13 years in business for North America’s most innovative energy-efficiency consultants, Pacific Energy Concepts (PEC). 13 years into a passion for creating a better world by helping commercial & industrial businesses achieve massive operational improvements, increase safety in dangerous environments, […]

How Does Lighting Improve Productivity?

Smiling worker in well lit, productive work environment

Not only does being productive leave you filled with a sense of purpose, it can also be mood-lifting, flooding a person with endorphins that give energy and motivation. The science shows that the companies that get the most out of their employees curate a workplace environment that encourages feelings of productivity. And – for all […]

5 Ways to Improve Energy Efficiency in Existing Buildings

Global demand for energy has spiked at a time when the planet faces critical decisions about the future use of fossil fuels. Projections suggest a 34% increase in energy consumption worldwide over the next twenty years, all while governments work to urgently steer Earth on a path towards zero net emissions by 2050. The world […]

What to Look Out for When Considering a Lighting Upgrade

A lot of context-dependent factors go into good lighting. There is no standard or catch-all solution that you can instantly apply to improve your lighting system. It’s crucial to bear in mind that making the wrong lighting choices can wind up doing more harm than good. Lasting success comes from working with experts who learn […]

Steel Manufacturing Facility

Steel manufacturer – From failure to success Steel Manufacturing Facility | PEC Lighting Upgrade A warning against TLEDs This large multi-site Steel Company had 6 Lamp T5 light fixtures throughout their facility. They decided to upgrade lighting by replacing the fluorescent bulbs with TLED tubes while utilizing the existing ballast. The facility hours were 24 […]

Puget Sound Energy Rebate Program

Your PSE (Puget Sound Energy) utility provider offers commercial incentives that help you save on energy-efficient upgrade projects and waste-reducing services you’re currently evaluating. You could qualify to receive up to 70% of the costs covered for an energy efficiency upgrade through PSE and PEC. There has never been a better time to look at […]