Still confused about shopping for energy-efficient light bulbs? Focus on lumens – helpfully emphasized on product packaging. It is a common misconception that because more efficient lighting technologies, namely CFLs and LEDs – which, by law, will come to replace incandescents in common use – carry less wattage, they don’t give off as much
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
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