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Shining a Light on Your Electricity Costs

It is about time the United States embraces energy efficiency. From electric vehicles to renewable energy sources, the White House is advancing policies that reduce carbon footprints and promoting a cleaner environment. One of their primary focuses is the new LED lightbulb standards. Understanding Updated LEDs The Department of Energy updated the standards for lightbulbs…

Celebrate the Lightbulb on Independence Day

Lighting Up Independence Day Lightbulbs, in their various forms and functions, remind us of the resilience and ingenuity that have shaped American history and continue to illuminate our path forward. Independence Day is the perfect time to embrace Edison’s invention. As Americans buy everything red, white, and blue at the party store, stand out as…

Incandescent light bulbs are history. Invest in LEDs!

An invention of the 1870s — the incandescent lightbulb — is history. The main reason? Incandescent light bulbs get hot primarily due to the way it produces light: through the heating of a tungsten filament to a very high temperature. Here are the key reasons why it gets so hot: Incandescent Principle: The bulb operates…

The Silent Salesperson: Lighting’s Impact on Furniture Sales

When stepping into a furniture store, what catches your eye first? Is it the sleek lines of a modern sofa, the rustic charm of a wooden dining table, or perhaps the soft, inviting glow that seems to enhance everything around it? Believe it or not, that glow isn’t just happenstance – it’s a carefully orchestrated…

Lightbulb Leads: BR30 Dimmable LED Lightbulb

Introducing the pinnacle of energy-efficient illumination: the BR30 Dimmable LED Lightbulb, boasting a mere 7.2 watts of power consumption. Designed to fit seamlessly into any recessed lighting fixture, this bulb emanates a soft, warm glow, perfect for creating inviting atmospheres in residential or commercial spaces. Crafted with advanced LED technology, this bulb not only reduces…

Hello LEDs: The Lightbulb of the Future

The U.S. government is reigniting its commitment to LEDs. In April, the Department of Energy (DOE)  finalized energy efficiency for General Service Lamps (GSLs), which encompasses the most common commercial and residential lighting. The new guidelines will lower electricity costs for all consumers who take advantage of the new lightbulbs.  How will new Lighting Standards…

The Dawn of a Brighter Era: Goodbye Incandescent Bulbs

Starting August 1st, 2023, the lighting landscape in America will undergo a transformative change. The age-old incandescent light bulb, a staple in households for nearly 140 years, will no longer be available in the U.S. market. This change follows a federal mandate which seeks to phase out the production and sale of these traditional bulbs.…

All about Lamp Legislation!

Confused about Lamp Legislation? You are not alone. Today’s Lamp choices are many, and due to US Fed’l Legislation, certain bulb types that we are all used to are being phased out and replaced with more efficient Lamps. Actually, that’s a good thing as we all take part in helping to conserve electrical consumption, which…