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About LED Source LED Lighting Experts

Understanding how LED lighting truly works and knowing the differences between LED lighting products, can be a daunting task. At LED Source®, our LED lighting Experts™ separate fact from fiction and help to lessen the confusion surrounding LED lighting. We are pioneers in the industry and have vast product knowledge, along with superior customer support, to answer the many questions surrounding LED lighting.

LED Source was founded in 2005 by partners Marcel Fairbairn and Gavin Cooper, but that really wasn’t the beginning of the story.

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Marcel Fairbairn was a 20 year veteran of the Entertainment Lighting industry where he held executive roles with 3 prominent manufacturers. In 2002, Marcel founded another successful ‘Source’ company, GearSource, which is the top destination for buyers and sellers of production inventory including sound, lighting, video and staging gear.

Also in 2002, Marcel founded AVR USA in partnership with UK manufacturer, AVR Lighting who were an early producer of LED lighting products. Through AVR, Marcel met Gavin Cooper and the future was shaped.

In 2010 we launched our Franchise system and later opened our first franchise in Montreal, Quebec. We have since opened several LED Source franchise locations in cities throughout North America. For more information on our Franchise Opportunity, visit www.LEDsource.com/franchising.

Today, LED Source has become the leading international solutions provider for professional, high quality LED lighting products. We specialize in design, support, product development, project management, procurement and financing for the commercial, entertainment, and residential markets.

No other LED lighting company, outside of manufacturing, has our level of LED knowledge.  LED Source has formed an industry leading team of LED lighting experts with over 100 years of combined experience. Our clients include a cross section of end users and resellers from every area of entertainment lighting, architectural lighting and now retrofit.

LED Source represents and works with only the industry’s top LED lighting manufacturers. 

Philips LED, Toshiba, Lighting Science, Color Kinetics, Effinion, Cree

Our strong relationships with these manufacturers and the unique ability to understand LED technology, design, and engineering of products for specific requirements, has positioned LED Source as the go-to company when presented with a challenging project that requires an LED lighting solution. We are your LED lighting solutions provider.

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