By now you’ve probably heard about some of the big changes happening to general service fluorescent lamps (GSFLs). Recently the DOE has pushed for stricter standards on GSFLs established by the Energy Policy Act of 1992. Although certain types of T12 lamps will start disappearing from shelves for their inefficient ways come July 14th they’re not the
Is it just me, or are fluorescent lamps getting a bad rap? Sure their T12’s aren’t pulling their weight in the efficiency game, and it’s true that CFLs do contain trace amounts of mercury (FYI—there’s more mercury in your tuna fish sandwich than your CFL so you can breathe easy) but now they’re charged with
Walking the conference floor of LightFair International (LFI) is like something straight out of a movie. The noise, the excitement, the innovation: I was at the center of it all. As I navigated through the booths, I liked where many of the manufacturers were headed. It was no big surprise that LEDs would be heavily
Sharing our weekend stories, one of our employees’ told us how he’d done some furniture shopping on Saturday. He said the longer he was in the store the more he felt that something had changed. It wasn’t the furniture or the sales clerks, but something to him was definitely off. Then he looked up. Worn out
Welcome to our brand new WordPress site, and our first official blog post! We’re so excited to start reaching out to all of you with information directly from inside the lighting industry. So what is Aetna Corp., or better yet, who are we? Browsing through our website will lead you to believe we’re just another lighting maintenance company.