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WHAT IS THE BEST LIGHTING FOR THE BATHROOM MIRROR?

August 26th, 2018|

Your image in the bathroom mirror is the first reflection you see in the morning and the last one at night. So why would you not want this to be the best you? All [...]

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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WHY IS THE COLOR RENDERING INDEX OF A LIGHT BULB IMPORTANT?

August 26th, 2018|

Lighting plays such an essential role in home remodeling. To me, it is a make or break item. It doesn’t matter how beautifully you have put your new space together, and how carefully you [...]

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, [...]

WHY DOES THE COLOR TEMPERATURE OF A LIGHT BULB MATTER?

August 26th, 2018|

Temperature? Of light bulbs? What does that mean? It has nothing to do with how hot a light bulb gets, but relates to the color warmth of the light. Most light is not pure [...]

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 [...]