A Guide To Bright White Light Bulbs

A Guide To Bright White Light Bulbs

Bright white light bulbs have a color temperature of 4,000 to 5,000 Kelvin and emit a white-blue hue. It gives an energetic feel and is perfect for places such as the office and garage.  With the tighter US energy efficiency rules, manufacturers can no longer make bulbs producing 42 lumens per watt come July. This means … Read more

What Is The LED Watts Equivalent?

What Is The LED Watts Equivalent?

Many have benefited from the transition from incandescent to LEDs but still don’t understand its conversion. We have used wattage as a measurement for so long that it is ingrained in us as an accurate measure of light output. Even the older heads will still look for the watts on a light bulb package. Yet … Read more

Can Christmas Lights Get Wet?

Can Christmas Lights Get Wet?

Older Christmas lights can not be used outdoors in the rain and snow, but some specialty lights can withstand all weather. Therefore, ensure your strings are labeled either “Wet Location” or “Outdoor Use” before hanging them on gutters or windows. Modern lights such as LEDs are waterproof and have a rating above IP44. So even if you … Read more

Are LED Christmas Lights Safe To Leave On?

Are LED Christmas Lights Safe?

LED Christmas lights are an ideal choice for decorating your home, office, or business. They’re energy-efficient, long-lasting, and safe to use in practically any environment. Here’s what you need to know about LED safety. These lights are complex electronic devices. LED stands for light-emitting diode. Diodes allow electricity to flow in one direction only, so … Read more