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Retrofit to LED Lights?

Are you living in a neighborhood with high energy costs or lighting restrictions?
If you want to “go green”, we can retrofit your illumination equipment with energy efficient LED lighting.

Conversion Considerations

For many years, we have used predominately mercury vapor light bulbs to create our signature “Moonlight” effect. Environmental demands are phasing out the use of mercury in products and eventually mercury vapor bulbs will not be available. We are probably the only company still able to maintain properties with mercury vapor installations.

In anticipation of this, we have been innovating comparable lighting techniques. Now, thanks to recent advances in LED technology, we can reproduce a similar effect and has the benefit of also reducing the energy cost of operating your lighting.  Please know Рcommon generic LED bulbs available in stores will not generate the desired lighting effects.

If you have a JWLI design chances are we can convert your existing fixtures and system easily to accommodate the new technology. We are happy to review other installations for modification as well.

Put your personal landscape illumination needs in the experienced hands of JWLI.

Mercury Vapor HID

The consistent, soft and subtle glow by a Mercury Vapor lamp imitates natural “Moonlight” and produces a higher lumens value/intensity than LED. Unfortunately, all photographs capture the light hue as green, but to the human eye it appears lunar white similar to the LED Moonlight example.

Moonlight LED

We use our custom LED lamps and “Moonlight” lens to achieve a similar Kelvin hue and light intensity.

Cool White LED

If an area needs more intense lighting, for safety or security, we can adjust to brighter Kelvin color temperature lamps.

Trust the Experts

Don’t trust your lighting investment to just anyone!

John Watson Landscape Illumination has teams of experienced crew chiefs and expert installers that travel to locations around the world to take care of each individual customer’s lighting needs. It’s what we do day in and day out, and that’s why we’re the best! We have the ability to create a nighttime ambiance with the mixture of the best type of light and usage of that light. It is very important to make sure that even though there’s different size trees and different illumination effects, that you have the same brightness throughout your garden. We want the full moon effect every night to paint shadows across your entire garden and architectural areas.

Start with a Retrofit Assessment

Aesthetics and safety are only part of the equation when considering retrofit conversions. Understanding electrical consumption costs, future maintenance expenses and initial investment and choice will enable you to make a more informed choice. Book an LED Retrofit Assessment so we can begin the process of visiting your property, outline all costs and answer any questions.

Benefits of converting to LED:

  • Savings of up to 70-80% on electrical usage
  • LED lamps last twice as long as their mercury vapor counterparts
  • LED lamps produce the same intensity in most cases
  • LEDs come in four different Kelvin color temperatures

Explore additional options

Luxury Residential

Create your personal nighttime illumination ambiance for all security & safety concerns.

Sophisticated Commercial

Increase aesthetic and safety illumination, while reducing energy consumption costs.

Stress-Free Maintenance

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