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7 Tips for Using LED Lights to Grow Plants Indoors

Posted by Birddog Lighting on Jul 9th 2019

7 Tips for Using LED Lights to Grow Plants Indoors
Who says you need the great outdoors to grow plants? In fact, you actually don’t. With the help of new technology growing with LED lights is a great way to take your gardening out of the ground and bring it indoors. You can grow all sorts of plants with a set of LED grow lights including herbs, houseplants, certain fruits and vegetables, orchids, and salad greens. Using grow lights is ideal for starting seed and helps to ensure your seedling turn out green and stocky. LED grow lights...
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How To Turn A Corner With LED Strip Lights

Posted by Josh Knoedler on Oct 6th 2016

LED strip lights are becoming the go to solution for many lighting projects. Strip lights are versatile and easy to install, put out a lot of light, are inexpensive to purchase and operate, and have a long life expectancy. Strip lighting is available in 120 volt or low voltage 12 volt. If you haven’t used LED strip lights before, you can find out more information here: What Are LED Strip Lights? Strip lights work great for many projects, but my most recent LED strip light installation utilized t...
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Growing Plants Indoors with LED Strip Lighting

Posted by Jeremy Feistner on Oct 3rd 2016

Growing Plants Indoors with LED Strip Lighting
    Hello Friends, my name is Jeremy Feistner and I am a customer service representative here at Birddog Lighting in lovely Bozeman Montana. One of my favorite hobbies is growing Orchids and Carnivorous Plants. I have been involved in this hobby for over fifteen years and have done fairly well with the plants in my collection. I am super excited to work for Birddog Lighting and have the opportunity to experiment with using LED lights for growing plants indoors. I have always been an i...
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Daylighting: Why You and Your Home Need Natural Light

Posted by Joshua Prieto on Nov 24th 2015

Daylighting: Why You and Your Home Need Natural Light
Environments built with lots of natural light are always desired, but we rarely think of the benefits natural light has in our homes. Even rarer are homes that take advantage of those benefits and effectively use daylighting. This also holds true in our workspaces and just about anywhere we have a built environment. How can we change this? It comes down to designers helping owner-builders understand the benefits of daylighting and helping them make the choice to implement daylighting designs in...
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Green Lighting- You've been Given the Green Light

Posted by Jeff Krogstad on Nov 15th 2015

Green Lighting- You've been Given the Green Light
Green lighting is about moving forward with the new – more affordable and environmentally friendly lighting options now available. LED lighting has trumped fluorescent as the new true Green Lighting option for being friendly to the environment and your budget. Watt’s the big deal about LED Lighting? That’s just it, watts and a lot less of them. The conventional 65 watt Edison Shaped bulb can now be replaced with a 13 watt LED Bulb which uses 80% less energy and lasts 25 times as long. Eve...
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