School of LED: Lighting Subjects 101

School of LED: Lighting Subjects 101

Real Business Ideas Indoor Outdoor Tech Search for: What is a light-emitting diode? Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are solid-state lighting (SSL) devises that convert electric energy into light. They are called solid-state because there are no gases involved in LED...
Evaluating Light Source Color Quality

Evaluating Light Source Color Quality

Real Business Ideas Indoor Outdoor Tech Search for:   In a recent webinar hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Program, “DOE TM-30: What have we learned in the past two years,” the topic of TM-30-15 was once again...
The Anatomy of a LED Light Bulb

The Anatomy of a LED Light Bulb

Real Business Ideas Indoor Outdoor Tech Search for: As we all know, LED stands for light emitting diode – A solid-state lighting (SSL) device. It’s called solid-state lighting because unlike incandescent and fluorescent lighting technologies, there are no gases...
How Green is Green Enough?

How Green is Green Enough?

Real Business Ideas Indoor Outdoor Tech Search for: What is ENERGY STAR? ENERGY STAR® is a voluntary program established in 1992 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to “help businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through energy...