Evaluating Light Source Color Quality

  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 discussed. What is it? For those of you who have not heard of TM-30,...

Evaluating Light Source Color Quality

Evaluating Light Source Color Quality

  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 discussed. What is it? For those of you who have not heard of TM-30,...

The Anatomy of a LED Light Bulb

The Anatomy of a LED Light Bulb

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 involved in LEDs. Instead, energy is passed through a...

Lighting Legislation

It's important to understand the energy efficiency regulations set fourth by our government. They are in place to keep us, and our environment safe for future generations. Since these acts and regulations were enacted, we have reduced greenhouse gas emissions and...

Lighting Legislation

Lighting Legislation

It's important to understand the energy efficiency regulations set fourth by our government. They are in place to keep us, and our environment safe for future generations. Since these acts and regulations were enacted, we have reduced greenhouse gas emissions and...

Understanding the Lighting Needs of the Aging Eye

Our world is rapidly aging. In 2006, 11 percent of the global population was 60 and over. It is projected that in 2050, the 60 and over population will increase to 22 percent. For the first time in human history, there are more 60 and over people than children aged...

Proper Lighting and Productivity

Implementing LED lighting to help create a healthy, comfortable and productive work environment.  Lighting in the workplace is vital to ensure your employees are working to their full potential. Proper commercial lighting should reduce glare, improve contrast and...