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Everything You Need to Know About LED Light Bulbs

Any resource that claims to tell you everything you need to know about something is inevitably the height of conceit. Factory Direct LED, a leading online retailer of LED lights, fixtures and accessories, would like to tell you everything that you need to know about LED’s, but LED lighting is a constantly-evolving technology that creates […]

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Save Money with Energy Efficient Lighting     

You can readily determine the amount of money you can save by switching from incandescent to energy efficient LED lighting with any number of online calculators that have been designed to do that calculation. Assume, for example, that you have installed 20 60-watt incandescent bulbs into various fixtures around your household, and that those bulbs […]

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What to Consider for Safe Street Lighting     

Considerations of safe street lighting will beg the question, “safe for whom?” Creating safe street lighting for pedestrians will involve different factors than making streets safe for motorists. Businesses and street residents will have their own ideas of what constitutes safe street lighting, as will city managers who are charged with using taxpayer dollars to […]

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Best LED Under Cabinet Lighting of 2019

LED Under Cabinet Lighting There are many factors to consider when deciding on which lighting to install under your cabinet. LED lights are the most energy efficient option, last a long time and are bright compared to other under cabinet lighting options such as fluorescent and incandescent. LED lights add light ambiance under your shelves […]

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Reduce Your Energy Bill with Efficient LED Lights

The details behind claims that a product or device can reduce your energy bills will always reveal the validity of the claim. Where electrical energy bills are concerned, you can certainly lower your energy consumption by switching to energy efficient LED lights, but you will be better able to reduce your energy bills in parallel […]

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9 Reasons Why LED Lighting Beats Metal Halide

High intensity discharge metal halide (MH) lamps came into vogue in the 1960’s. For fifty years, they reigned as the lighting option of choice for outdoor sports venues, airports, and other large spaces that required intense lighting for full evening operations. Since the early 2000’s, new LED lighting technology has supplanted MH lamps for at […]

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Learn the Language of LED

From one perspective, the language and terminology that describes LED lighting will sound as if it is was drafted by an accomplished science fiction writer. This is particularly true when that terminology is compared to traditional lighting technologies that are characterized almost entirely in terms of watts, ballasts, and frosted or clear globes. Although it […]

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Learn the Color Rendering Index for LED Lights

Natural sunlight is a blend of different colors and wavelengths that combine to create white light. When that light strikes a colored surface, that surface absorbs all of those wavelengths except for the wavelengths that match the color on that surface. Those wavelengths reflect back to a viewer who perceives the color accordingly. At the […]

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