About Us

Since 2008, Light Efficient Design has combined design sensibility with innovative technology advancements to become the premier source for energy-smart LED retrofit solutions. As pioneers in the ever-advancing LED industry we leverage inventive technologies, such as advanced active cooling and smart temperature control. Our commitment to innovation sets us apart and provides unique LED retrofit solutions for the marketplace.


Light Efficient Design invests in product testing to ensure the performance and reliability of our unique product designs. We are proud that our products are supported by UL, DLC, Lighting Design Lab, LM79 and LM80, and Lighting Facts. We focus only on LED retrofit solutions to offer the broadest assortment of state-of-the-art lighting products.


Because of our strategic and collaborative vision, we have forged strong and trusting relationships within the distribution channel. We value our significant partnerships with national distributors, as well as key agents. Our high-caliber team of manufacturer’s reps locally service distributors across the US and Canada. We provide technical expertise and support our customers can count on.

Our Team

In 2008, Tim Taylor, Light Efficient Design CEO, President and Co-Owner, saw that LED technology would exert a sea of change in the commercial lighting industry. He launched Light Efficient Design with the vision of pioneering innovative design and high quality products for the LED retrofit niche. Previously a Senior Vice President at Intermatic, Inc., Taylor’s career spans three decades as a respected business executive and leader in electronic and energy control products. He has built an impressive, industry-leading business providing innovative and reliable products within the electronic distribution channel, and has the experience and vision to lead a talented team focused on developing new LED retrofit technology.


Taylor’s team consists of well-seasoned industry professionals who are passionate and enthusiastic ambassadors of the Light Efficient Design brand. They focus every day on delivering visionary product innovation, sales support, marketing excellence, and most importantly, stellar customer service. Our customers know and appreciate the personal touch that is unique about our company.

Community Involvement

Our business vision of contributing to a better environment and a greener world lends itself well in our commitment to paying it forward. Our company and employees are involved in a number of organizations and initiatives that give back to our community:

  • The Jeffrey Pride Foundation
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • The Chapel – Grayslake
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • Make-A-Wish
  • K9 4U Dog Rescue
  • Dogs in Danger

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