Answers To Our Most Common Questions
Aluminum wiring is as safe as copper wiring when installed and used as per the CEC guidelines.
Older aluminum wire already installed in your home does not have to be removed or disconnected. There are corrective actions that can take place to ensure that the installation is safe.
LED's can be used virtually anywhere. There are many bulb types such as A-shape, PAR reflectors, MR reflectors, decorative, under cabinet, and more to allow for highly customized lighting.
Many LEDs have a lifespan of up to 50,000 hours, meaning that they will last approximately 50 times longer than a typical incandescent, 20-25 times longer than a typical halogen, and 8-10 times longer than a typical CFL.
Yes, many LEDs are specifically listed as being able to be used with dimmers. In fact, some dimming systems work with LEDs than with other types of bulbs. That being said, it's best to test different bulbs in your space to see what works best for you.
LED technology is still relatively new, and the expense of producing quality products is still high. As the use of LED technology continues to grow, we are seeing the costs start to go down.
While the initial investment for LED bulbs may be higher, over time the energy savings add up, making it a cost saving investment.