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A Primer On Beam Spread

One of many considerations that needs to be taken into account when it comes to lighting (whether that's interior or exterior) is the angle of light output. In the early…
November 13, 2023
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Ducks, the Grid, and LEDs

What do ducks have to do with the electrical grid and lightbulbs, you may ask? Well, let’s get quackin’. Solar energy production causes a midday drop in electricity demand, followed…
October 2, 2023
Volt-Ampere Rating (VA)
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Volt-Ampere Rating (VA)

T he Volt-Ampere (VA) is a unit of measurement for power that a device uses in terms of voltage (V) and amps (A). Consider water running in a pipe: Voltage…
February 10, 2023
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Electromagnetic Interference (EMI)

E lectromagnetic Interference (EMI) also known as Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) happens when something disrupts the optimal performance of electrical circuits. The EMI ‘noise’ can be generated in many different…
November 21, 2022
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Will TM30 Replace CRI?

A s we drift away from the times of incandescent lighting – using an illuminated filament as a light source – we have seen a decline in the quality of…
August 10, 2022
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LED vs Incandescent

W hen you’ve found that you have needed a new bulb over the last few years, you might have noticed that your available choices have been largely narrowed down to…
May 5, 2022
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The Importance of CRI

Have you ever wondered why colors seem to pop when you’re outside more so than when you’re under artificial lighting inside? What is it that makes a rose so vibrantly…
July 20, 2020