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LED to Success (feat. Chip)

May 3, 2019

The LED to Success – Chip knows how to stay ahead of the LED lighting game as an international LED manufacturer! Don’t miss this chance to learn a thing or two from one of Altech’s brightest luminaires!LED to Success

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Meet Chip, the new face at Altech!

Meet Chip, the LED Chip!

Altech would like to welcome the newest member of our team, Chip!

Chip began his career at Altech at the start of 2019 after completing his W-2 form and going through training. From what we have seen so far during his interview and first months in the office, he has a chipper personality, is very efficient, and most importantly, bright. Chip has indicated to us he can work for over 100,000 hours before showing signs of fatigue, but just less than 15%!

Born and raised in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Chip came to the US on a scholarship for bowling. On his free time, Chip bowls. On his busy days, he bowls. We are very excited to have Chip on board with us and we expect great things from him!

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Altech’s team continues to grow!

April 5, 2019

          We are pleased to announce the promotion of two long-standing members of our dedicated team, as well as another exciting addition! As Altech continues to grow as a company and leader in the manufacture and distribution of high quality LED Lighting Fixtures,  we are humbled by the reputation we have built to attract the best of the best in the industry to work alongside us in driving our mission and values forward.

Jorge Rodriguez

          Jorge joined Altech Electronics in January 2015 after 20 years in commercial real estate. While at Altech, he has been instrumental in establishing the Altech brand and making it a name recognized within the industry as a leader in quality high-performance LED fixtures. By establishing relationships with many of the major distributors, ESCO companies and LMCs within the US, Jorge has gained experience in many facets within the lighting world. Jorge has successfully overseen the supply and implementation for thousands of projects across many verticals most notably universities, government and municipal projects, car dealerships, and the dairy industry. In his role as VP of Business Development, Jorge will continue to identify new vertical markets while providing service and support to existing and new customers, as well as his National Sales Team. Jorge is a lifelong resident of Southern California and a graduate of Whittier College with a BA in Marketing and Management. He is happily married to his wife Teresa of over 20 years and has a son in college and a daughter in high school. On his free time, Jorge enjoys spending time with his family and their two dogs whether at the beach or on a hike.

 

Meade Hinton

          Meade has nearly 10 years of experience in the LED Lighting Industry, in which time he has established himself as a leader in the technology of this growing market. Meade has managed distribution channels, as well as conducted detailed energy audits for all major sectors, including commercial office, healthcare, government, and education. In doing so, he has gained extensive experience in general lighting, service and consulting, and developed a robust knowledge in LED, IoT, Solar and energy procurement, to name a few. Prior to his involvement with energy-efficient lighting, Meade was responsible for sales and business development in the medical device industry and Information Technology, specifically medical software. Meade currently resides in VA, has three older children, and in his free time enjoys playing and listening to all types of music.

 

Mike Luke

          Mike began his journey at Altech Electronics in 2017 as our inside Distribution Channel Manager. In his time here, Mike has managed distribution accounts such as Walters Wholesale, One Source Distributors, CES and CED, and has demonstrated tremendous knowledge in both Commercial and Industrial LED Lighting solutions. In his new role as a National Sales Manager, Mike will oversee national and regional accounts in California as well as various parts of the Southwest US. We here at Altech are immensely proud of Mike’s accomplishments thus far and are extremely excited to see him fulfill this position and further grow his region. Prior to joining the company, Mike was a touring musician, playing with rock bands in the 80-90’s, surf punk in the 2000’s, to modern bands of today. He currently resides in Long Beach, CA with his girlfriend and dog. Mike’s favorite teams are the local LA Rams, Lakers and Angels.

          We are looking forward to having these gentlemen bring further success to our company, and want to express our sincerest gratitude for their continued enthusiasm and service to Altech, the Future of Lighting!

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Altech launches a Rebate Finder & Payback Calculator!

February 21, 2019

          Altech is excited to finally launch two simple, yet highly sophisticated tools on our website — a Rebate Finder showing real time rebates and a Payback Calculator that produces detailed reports on your upcoming projects involving Altech luminaires!

          The Rebate Finder helps streamline your process in applying for rebates by organizing and presenting the relevant information on one page! Not only does it save you a lot of time navigating complicated utility programs to see if the products are eligible, it also provides you instant access to these information 24/7 — including a direct link to the rebate application! This database consists of 3000+ utility programs across North America, which is constantly updated in real time. Presenting rebates in proposals helps improve the return on investment and long term energy savings. CLICK HERE to check out this awesome new tool!

          Altech’s new Payback Calculator takes your success rate in winning business even further by producing valuable descriptive reports of a retrofit project, complete with environmental benefits! Specifically, the pre and post energy usage in both kWh and dollars, kWh savings, cost difference with and without a rebate, and return on investment are calculated and neatly presented in charts and exciting visuals! CLICK HERE to access this one-of-a-kind calculator.

          With two fantastic tools at your fingertips, Altech is making it clear that we are a company who cares and values your efforts and needs as a customer immensely. CALL US today to learn more about our best services!

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Two New Exciting Additions to Our Family!

January 15, 2019

          To start the new year on the right foot, Altech is thrilled to welcome two new members of our growing family! With a combined 60 years of experience in the lighting industry, they are poised to bring a new and exhilarating dimension to our sales and marketing efforts.

Hector Gannon

          Hector Gannon will be joining us as our Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing. He brings with him a wealth of experience in the lighting industry for over 30 years. Hector has held leadership positions in lighting and electrical services, distribution, and manufacturing through his roles as Vice President at ABM, Sylvania Lighting Services, and CED. Hector currently resides in San Diego, California and enjoys his free time with his 4 grandchildren.

 

Chris LeVeck

          Chris LeVeck will be joining us as one of our National Sales Managers. He has been in the lighting industry his whole life and grew up with his family’s business wholesaling lighting. Throughout his career, Chris has sold millions in lighting supplies, service, and consulting, with extensive knowledge in LED, IoT, and energy procurement to name a few. His last startup, Facility Innovations Group, placed on INC5000’s fastest growing private companies in the country. In addition to being a business owner, Chris has served as Chief Operating Office and Executive Vice President of Sales for multi-million dollar companies nationwide. He currently resides in Austin, Texas and enjoys playing soccer on the weekends.

          We are thoroughly excited to have these gentlemen on board to further continue our mission of providing the highest quality LED Lighting fixtures in the market, coupled with value pricing and unmatched customer service.

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Altech LED Lights are now DLC Premium!

September 11, 2018

Altech Electronics has taken a step further in securing our reputation as one of the best LED Manufacturers in the world. Our 10 Year Wrap-Around Warranty LED UFO Waterproof High Bays, Architectural and Hyper Series Area Lights, and Architectural Series Floodlights are now DLC PREMIUM! 

Altech’s outstanding pioneering efforts have yielded lumen efficacy unmatched in the industry today. Although the Premium designation calls for a minimum range of 110-120 Lm/W for outdoor lighting and 90-130 Lm/W for indoor lighting, all of Altech’s DLC Premium fixtures are producing 140-185 Lm/W! With the substantial increase in wattage reduction as a result of our superior product efficiency, you can capitalize on better rebate rates for your projects around the country! In addition, Altech’s energy efficient fixtures are compatible with various integral controls, which translates to smarter lighting and even more energy savings.

The longevity of Altech’s products are constantly pushing the boundaries of modern LED Lighting Solutions as well. DLC Premium fixtures are required to have an L70 of at least 50,000 hours. Altech fixtures are rated twice that amount at 100,000 Hours! That means it would take Altech lights an impressive 100,000 hours before the total light output depreciates to 70%. In addition, our products’ 67,000 hours L90 projection significantly exceeds the L90 DLC Premium requirement of 36,000 hours. Thus, compared to our competitors’ DLC Premium and Standard luminaires, Altech fixtures’ light output will last nearly twice as long before depreciating by just 10%!

To learn more about the countless benefits our DLC Premium lights have to offer and why it is the perfect solution to your lighting and energy-saving needs, CALL US TODAY.

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Altech Prices Remained UNCHANGED Amidst New Tariffs

August 24, 2018

          With the latest rounds of tariffs kicking in yesterday, the prices on Chinese goods have continued to soar. This includes raw materials, such as aluminum, and electronic components found in LED Luminaires. HOWEVER, Altech’s PRICES and PRODUCTS will not be affected by this outcome. While other US Suppliers are increasing their prices to coincide with the rising cost of raw materials, Altech’s prices remain unchanged due to the fact we manufacture our own products, which are imported as finished goods straight from our factory. As a result, we control our own supply chain; thereby ensuring the highest quality to Altech’s LED Lighting Fixtures at optimal cost. Our mission has always been to provide the best energy efficient lighting solution at value pricing. CALL US today at (800) 640-0386 to learn more about how Altech Electronics is the supplier you need to be the most competitive lighting distributor in today’s market!

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New Altech Hyper Area Light Series!

June 14, 2018

          Debuted to much anticipation and rave reviews at Lightfair 2018, our new Hyper Area Light Series have pushed the boundary of light engineering and performance further than ever before. They were designed to be compact and modern-looking, while still retaining the outstanding light output Altech’s fixtures have become famous for. As always, Altech’s new models are supported by our unmatched 10 Year Wrap-around Warranty and competitive value pricing.

          Altech’s Hyper Area Light Series is by far the most remarkable pole light we have manufactured to date. The rugged die cast aluminum housing and IP67 rating preserves the functionality of the fixture in even the toughest conditions. The high quality chips the LED boards come equipped with are protected by clear polycarbonate lens, which are both fireproof and shatterproof. These chips emit light levels of 185 lumens per watts, which translates to significantly more energy savings and securing of better rebates.

          The Hyper Area Light is dimmable by default and has a built in heatsink that facilitates the dissipation of heat, sustaining the light for a longer period of time. The fixture is rated to last 27 years when operating for 10 hours a day! It is simply astonishing to know all these features are encased in a housing no more than 4 in. thick. In addition, the different options for color temperature, distribution optics, mounting, finish and controls mean the Hyper Area Light is versatile to various project requirements and applications.

          The Hyper Area Light comes in two sizes and eight different wattages. The medium sized lines consists of the 60 Watts, 90 Watts, 120 Watts, and 150 Watts fixtures. Measuring at 12.75 in. x 13.75 in. and weighing just 9 lbs, it is perfect for outdoor commercial lighting and parking lots. The larger lines consists of the 150 Watts, 240 Watts, 300 Watts, and 400 Watts fixtures. It measures at 16.8 in x 19.75 in. and weighs 26.5 lbs. This heavier duty high performance area light is better suited for car dealerships and large commercial spaces that require the brightest and most durable exterior lights in the business!  

          With a maximum lumen output reaching 74,000 lumens and backed by the best warranty in the industry, it is crystal clear why Altech’s new Hyper Area Light is quickly becoming the fixture of choice when reliability and superlative light performance is needed. For more information on pricing and purchase of this product, please Contact Us today!

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Lightfair International 2018 Recap

May 15, 2018

          We would like to start off by saying a big thank you to everybody who stopped by our booth at Lightfair International 2018 in Chicago, Illinois! It was a pleasure to reconnect and strengthen the relationships with Altech’s current clients and also introduce ourselves to new visitors. There were many reasons for us to be excited about Lightfair and the tremendous success of this year’s convention sets the tone for the rest of 2018.

          Our marketing and design department worked tirelessly for months to put together an exhibit unlike any other. Our 20’x20’ booth was a work of art, creating an engaging space for customers at the center with surrounding luminous pillars equipped with our industry leading LED fixtures. The booth was specifically designed to be clean and simple, accentuating the award-winning light performance of our fixtures.

          At this year’s Lightfair, we showcased our tried and trusted LED fixtures: ShoeboxArea Lights, UFO Waterproof High BaysIndustrial and Retail High BaysWall PacksFlood Lights, Vapor Tights, Troffers, and Canopies — all with built-in dimming capabilities. While customers surveyed our impressive LED fixtures, our sales team welcomed them with professionalism and extensive knowledge of our products.

          Furthermore, Altech debuted our much anticipated new Area Light fixtures, yielding well over 70,000 lumens, at this year’s Lightfair — topped with our world-renowned 10 Year Wrap-Around Warranty and an IP67 rating! We also introduced our newly designed Flood Light that incorporates state of the art reflectant technology that reduces glare while still producing 175 lumens per watt. These results were made possible due to months of ground breaking research from our engineering department to continue our primary mission of manufacturing the highest quality fixture in the industry at value pricing.  

          To celebrate a successful first day at the convention, Altech hosted a memorable Skyline Cruise. Anchors away at 7PM, we cruised down the famous Chicago River, giving everyone on board a close glimpse and tour of iconic Chicago landmarks such as the Civic Opera Building and Merchandise Mart. The highlight of the night came about an hour into the journey when we sailed out onto Lake Michigan. As the sun set on the horizon, the city lights flickered on, giving Altech’s valued customers a breathtaking view of the Chicago Skyline. It was a beautiful night full of conversation and laughter under a clear starry night.

          Our team would like to express our gratitude and honor at meeting everyone and seeing how valuable the Altech brand is to them. At Altech, we always strive to provide the world with the most energy-efficient fixtures and offer an unmatched customer service. We are moved and sincerely appreciate the overwhelming support Altech received for our products and company at this year’s Lightfair and we hope to see you again in Philadelphia next year!

 

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Lightfair International 2018

April 3, 2018

Lightfair International 2018

Date: May 8-10

Location: McCormick Place, 2301 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616

Booth: 5077

Lightfair International is the largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference in the world! This is the largest stage to showcase Altech’s industry-leading LED Lighting fixtures with the only 10 Year Wrap-Around Warranty in the market. Altech’s booth is the most sophisticated design we’ve had yet.  We will be displaying our highly lumen efficient and durable LED Area Light, Shoebox, High Bays, Canopies, Troffers, Flood Lights, Vapor Tights, and Wall Packs. This is not a show to miss out on as Altech continues to pioneer and introduce new lines of product every year that pushes the boundary of LED manufacturing and technology.

 

Chicago Skyline River Cruise

Altech is proud to host a skyline cruise along the Chicago River for our colleagues at Lightfair International. Please join us after the first day of Lightfair for food, drinks, and fun. Visit our Booth 5077 to reserve a spot aboard the Skyline cruise!

May 8th, 2018

Boarding at 6:30 PM

Cruising at 7:00 PM

Docking at 9:00 PM

Disembarking at 9:30 PM

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