LED Lighting Systems

We design and install LED lighting systems

LED Lighting Installations In Watertown, South Dakota.
We install energy efficient LED lighting systems

LED (Light Emitting Diode) lighting systems have revolutionized the residential lighting landscape, thanks to their energy efficiency, long lifespan, and versatility. When installed correctly, LED lighting can significantly reduce your energy consumption, leading to lower utility bills. Unlike traditional incandescent bulbs, LED lights convert most of their energy into light rather than heat, making them up to 80% more efficient. Additionally, with a lifespan of up to 50,000 hours, they last much longer than conventional light sources, reducing the need for frequent replacements.

Cannon Electric is a licensed, professional electrician serving the Watertown, area.  We specialize in the installation, repair, and replacement of electrical switches such as light switches, fan switches, timer switches, dimmer switches, appliance switches, and more.  Whether you need a switch installed, repaired, or relocated, we can help!

An Introduction To LED Lighting Systems

LED lighting systems have revolutionized the residential lighting landscape, offering a host of benefits:

  • Energy Efficiency: LED lights convert most of their energy into light rather than heat, making them up to 80% more efficient than traditional incandescent bulbs.
  • Long Lifespan: With a lifespan of up to 50,000 hours, LED lights last much longer than conventional light sources.
  • Excellent Color Rendering: LED lights offer excellent color rendering, accurately displaying the color of objects.
  • Variety of Color Temperatures: They come in a range of color temperatures, from warm white to cool daylight tones.

Where Is LED Lighting Typically Installed?

LED lights can be incorporated almost anywhere in a home, enhancing both functionality and ambiance. Here are some popular applications:

  • Kitchens: Recessed LED downlights provide effective task lighting for cooking.
  • Accent Lighting: LED strip lights installed under kitchen cabinets or around a backsplash add a layer of aesthetic lighting.
  • Living Rooms: Dimmable LEDs in living rooms can alter the mood to suit different activities.
  • Bedrooms: Soft, warm LED lights create a relaxing environment conducive to winding down.
  • Outdoor Spaces: Durable and weather-resistant LEDs are ideal for outdoor lighting, from garden paths to patio illumination.

Smart LED Lighting Solutions

For homeowners looking for even more control over their lighting, smart LED lighting solutions offer customizable options. These include:

  • Brightness Control: You can remotely adjust the brightness of LED lights to suit your needs.
  • Color Customization: Smart LED lights often allow color customization, offering a unique way to set the mood or decor of a room.
  • Integration with Smart Home Systems: You can integrate smart LED lights with other home automation systems for seamless control.

Choosing Cannon Electric for your LED lighting installations ensures the safety and reliability of the lighting system, transforming your living spaces into more vibrant, energy-efficient, and customizable environments.

Cannon Electrical Truck with Owner Cody CannonWhy Choose Cannon Electric for Your LED Lighting Installation?

When you choose to work with Cannon Electric to install new LED lighting you’re partnering with a small, local, company that has extensive experience in the electrical trades. We are licensed by the state of South Dakota and insured to work on the electrical systems inside of your home or building.

As an owner/operated company you can have the peace-of-mind knowing that any electrical work we complete will be safe and meet all local electrical safety codes. The work we do will be safe and reliable.

If you’d like to receive an estimate to install LED lighting give us a call at 605-520-0433.

LED Lighting Is Versatile


LED lighting is incredibly versatile, and its applications in a residential setting are virtually limitless.

Task Lighting:

Kitchen: Use under-cabinet LED strip lights to illuminate countertops for safe and effective food preparation.

Home Office: An LED desk lamp can provide bright, focused light to reduce eye strain during work or study.

Garage/Workshop: Overhead LED lights can create a well-lit space for crafts, repairs, or other hands-on tasks.

Accent Lighting:

Shelving Units/Bookcases: LED strip lights or puck lights can highlight your favorite books, artwork, or collectibles.

Artwork Display: Use LED picture lights or track lighting to accentuate paintings or photos.

Ambient/General Lighting:

Living Room: Install dimmable LED ceiling lights for a warm, inviting atmosphere.

Bedroom: Use LED wall sconces or bedside lamps for a soft, relaxing ambiance.

Decorative Lighting:

Entertainment Centers: Backlight your TV with color-changing LED strip lights for a cinema-like experience.

Children's Rooms: Use LED string lights or novelty LED lamps for a touch of whimsy and fun.

Outdoor Lighting:

Pathway/Garden: Use LED path lights or garden spotlights for safe navigation and to highlight landscape features.

Patio/Deck: Install LED strip lights under railings or around the perimeter for subtle, effective lighting.

Smart Lighting:

Throughout the Home: Use smart LED bulbs that can be controlled via a smartphone app or voice command for convenient lighting control. These can be programmed to follow a schedule or automatically adjust according to natural light levels.

Safety/Security Lighting:

Entryways: Use LED wall lanterns or overhead lights at front and back doors for clear visibility and security.

Stairs/Hallways: Install LED step lights or night lights to safely navigate your home in the dark.

Energy-Efficient Lighting:

Throughout the Home: Replace all traditional bulbs with LED equivalents to reduce energy consumption and lower your electricity bill.

Remember, when installing LED lights, it's essential to consider the color temperature and brightness appropriate for each application to create the desired lighting effect.

Questions About LED Lighting Systems?

LED lights offer significant benefits over traditional lighting. They are far more energy-efficient, converting most of their energy into light rather than heat. This efficiency translates into lower energy bills. Additionally, LED lights have a much longer lifespan, often lasting up to 50,000 hours, which means less frequent replacements and therefore cost savings in the long term.

While the upfront cost of LED lights may be higher than traditional bulbs, the long-term savings in energy and replacement costs make them a more economical choice in the long run. Also, the cost of LED technology has been decreasing over the years, making them a more affordable option for homeowners.

Yes, many LED lights are dimmable, but it's important to note that you'll need a compatible dimmer switch to ensure proper functioning. Not all dimmer switches work with all LED lights, so it's always a good idea to check compatibility before installation.

LED lights offer excellent color rendering, which means they can accurately display the color of objects. They also come in a variety of color temperatures, from warm to cool, allowing you to choose the light quality that best enhances your room's color scheme.

Absolutely! LED lights are durable and often weather-resistant, making them an ideal choice for outdoor lighting. They can be used to illuminate paths, patios, decks, and other outdoor areas.

A smart LED lighting system connects to your home's Wi-Fi network, allowing you to control your lights remotely via a smartphone app or through voice commands when integrated with a smart home system. They can also be programmed to follow schedules or react to certain conditions, providing increased convenience and energy efficiency.

Yes, LED lights can be used in bathrooms or areas with moisture, but it's crucial to choose LEDs specifically rated for damp or wet locations. Always check the rating on the light bulb packaging or consult with a professional electrician to ensure safe and proper installation.

Color temperature refers to the warmth or coolness of a light source and is measured in Kelvins (K). Lower values (e.g., 2000K-3000K) produce a warm, yellowish light, while higher values (e.g., 5000K-6500K) yield a cooler, bluish light. Mid-range values (e.g., 3500K-4100K) give off a bright, neutral light.


Was told that we may need an electrician during blizzard like conditions. Cody fit us into his schedule and able to fix what he could! Will definitely be keeping his number handy for future projects we have coming up.

Anita Sande January 15, 2022

Cody is great! He is professional, easy going and did a fantastic job on our hot tub installation 10/10 would recommend

Troy Warner October 19, 2021

I have had multiple opportunities to work with Cody and his team on joint projects. They have always been on site when they said they would. They are effective/efficient when on site. The workmanship looks great and they keep the workspace clean. They focus on customer satisfaction. They pay enough attention to what is going on around them and will help others when they see someone could use a little help.

Larry Jordan August 31, 2023

Cody is a great electrician - he is kind and courteous!! I would highly recommend Cannon Electric for all your electrical needs.

Stacy Hagen October 19, 2021

There is no finer Gentleman or Electrician than Chris Cannon. When you want on time and the best of the best you came to the right place.

Greg Leach September 16, 2022

Very friendly, didn't leave a mess, did a great job!

Michael McNamara October 6, 2020

Cody does an amazing job! I recommend him to anyone that needs an electrician.

Julia Kjenstad December 31, 2021

Very prompt an accommodation! Thank You!

connie schickedanz August 4, 2022

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