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Lighting for Aging Eyes
An Excerpt from: Lighting for Aging Eyes Published by Illuminating Engineering Society IES CG-1-09 As we age, even healthy eyes become more sensitive to glare - they require higher contrasts to see than they did when [...]
The 5 Ls of Lighting
When choosing energy-efficient lighting, consider the 5 Ls of Lighting: Location Lumens Light Bulbs Label Law Beginning with Location, ask yourself where will I use this lightbulb? You’ll want to consider “Dimmability” and [...]
What’s Your Quality of Light?
An Excerpt from: The Lighting industry’s call for a practical lighting energy policy. Published by the American Lighting Association, Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), and International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) Quality of light is essential to [...]
What Is LED Lighting
From Halco Lighting Technologies “About LED Lighting” Published: February 19th, 2010 What is a LED? A light-emitting diode, or LED, is a semiconductor chip that generates light when current is applied in the right conditions, [...]
An LED, or Light Emitting Diode, is a two-lead semiconductor that emits light when the proper voltage is applied. While LED lighting has been around for many decades, technological advancements over the past 10 years have allowed this technology [...]
Converting your business lighting to LED
Energy Saving Solutions For Your Business Did you know that, on average, most business lighting systems account for 20% to 50% of monthly utility bills? Converting your business lighting to LED can greatly reduce your operating overhead, [...]