Lamp lumen depreciation is a factor used by lighting designers to predict the depreciation in light output for a specific light source over a defined period of time. Defining the specific lamp lumen depreciation depends on the type of light source, such as metal halide, fluorescent or LED. Read more.
You want to save money on your electric bill. You know that using LEDs can help you save money, but which LED should you buy? If you aren't a lighting expert, it is easy to become overwhelmed by the vast quantity of LED options in the marketplace. Scratch that – even if you are a lighting expert it is easy to get overwhelmed with the choices. Read more.
How to choose lighting seems to get more complicated by the day. Many fixture and lamp manufacturers have tools to help you know which fixture, lamp, or light bulb to install. We decided to provide you with a list of our favorite helpful links here. If you are overwhelmed with a lighting purchasing decision, these links can help you decide what to buy. Read more.
One of the best and easiest ways to save money in your facility is by reducing lighting energy costs. Convert old lighting fixtures into miniature money-saving centers. If you think a lighting retrofit is daunting because of complicated re-wiring, think again. Read more.
It is turning into a world where lighting companies are simply lighting companies rather than separate component makers working together to make or assemble individual parts of a fixture. As the line between fixture and lamp blurs, the definition of who manufactures what does, too. For now, all of these manufacturers are still walking the tightrope of working together – as frenemies – to continue to grab market share. Read more.
Rising electricity costs, environmental regulations and concerns about employee well-being have businesses looking for an energy strategy that will not only save money, but will add value into the future. With lighting accounting for more than 20 percent of the energy used in most industrial facilities, increased efficiency can make a big difference to your monthly energy bill.