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...

Your Lamps They Are A-Changin’

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...

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...