Which Light Source is the Most Environmentally Friendly?

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...

Aisle 1: Energy Savings

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...

Viva Las LightFair!

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....

Let’s Shed Some Light On…

…LED lighting Most Americans are familiar with LED lights as the little green spot of light on the TV that doesn’t shut off or the tiny ultra-bright laser pointers often used in presentations. But now, LED (short for Light Emitting Diode) fixtures are becoming...