president of EB Engineering Ltd. We design
and manufacture the SunBeacon brand of Solar
LED lighting systems. Started out 7 years
ago as a home based business and now we're
really taking off, we're selling all around
sold lights everywhere from lighthouses,
fish farms, Coast Guards, Air Force, Navies,
and what's unique is every time, it's the
same light, just a different market.
lights use 1/10 the amount of power or incandescent
biggest benefit with the LED technology
is that is very, very, very low energy for
the amount of light you get. Where as incandescent
bulbs produce mainly heat and just a little
bit of light. The LED produces mostly light
and very little heat.
we originally started we wanted to use off
the shelf parts cause we didn't want to
have the overhead costs of developing moulds,
but we very soon realized that a lot of
these parts weren't optimized for the LED
technology that we were using. And eventually
what will happen is we'll be relying less
and less on off the shelf parts, and have
all of the parts molded to our specs.
are typically rated to last 100,000 hours.
on we decided we didn't have enough money
to be actually marketing in all areas of
the globe, so we decided to create a distribution
network and go from there. So we started
looking on the internet for different companies
that provided products and other things
that our lights would go with.
the aqua-culture industry we looked for
people that sell nets or buoys. They already
have a cliental, and now they have another
product they can sell. A lot of our new
customers come though out distributor or
magazine articles, trade shows, and the