Lighting

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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CFLS, HALOGENS AND LEDS?

August 26th, 2018|

When Thomas Edison patented the first commercially successful light bulb in 1879, there was only one sort and it was known as incandescent. A filament was heated to incandescence by an electric current in [...]

THE THREE MAGIC LAYERS OF LIGHTING

August 26th, 2018|

I am a total lighting junkie and have adjustable lighting in every area of my home. I need bright, clear light for painting and projects, but want instant mood lighting the minute I have [...]

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LET THERE BE LUMENS!

August 26th, 2018|

For decades we have bought light bulbs based on how much energy they consume (Watts) not on how much light they produce.  Watts are now old hat and we have to think in lumens, [...]

LEDS LEAD THE LIGHTING REVOLUTION

August 26th, 2018|

Lighting has undergone dramatic changes in the last 20 years and is still continuing to evolve. When LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) were first introduced, they were so expensive that they were out of reach [...]

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HOW TO READ A LIGHT BULB LABEL

August 26th, 2018|

I still find light bulbs somewhat confusing! Trying to compare one with another is not easy given how the industry is changing and introducing new products and technology all the time.  In the US, [...]

WARM AND SOFT, OR CLEAR AND BRIGHT LIGHT?

August 26th, 2018|

CHOICE OF BULB MAKES A DIFFERENCE If you have read our other articles about light bulbs, you should have a much clearer picture of the differences between light bulbs and the impact they can [...]