As you may have noticed, a lot has been going on recently in the relatively small world of the light bulb. Since the start of this year, we’ve seen an uptick in conversation surrounding legislation and changes in technology that affect our day-to-day lives and how we think about our impact on the environment.
The 2012 NALMCO Annual Convention was held in the beautiful Rancho Mirage, CA. Although the surrounding mountainous terrain was pretty tempting, the lighting maintenance world at the convention was hard at work. Lighting professionals from all over the country gathered to learn and share ideas about practices; practices that would ultimately benefit the end user. In
Hint: Thomas Edison isn’t taking home the gold in this one. A new DOE report finds that LED lamps have a significantly lower impact on the environment than incandescents and a slight edge over compact fluorescents (CFL). Score one for the diodes. The report studied the three sources from the beginning to end of their
Standing in the frozen food aisle of your local grocery store, you’re faced with an all too important decision: Chunky Monkey or Cherry Garcia? As enticing as a pint of your favorite flavor can be, there may be a more subtle factor at work in the form of a light emitting diode. A study completed
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