Switching to Energy Efficient Lighting
When it comes to new lighting technology, "seeing is believing," says our expert.
I don’t think that there will ever be anything better than incandescent.
Okay, technically this is not a question but more of a declarative statement. Here’s the bottom line: Seeing is believing. I take potential clients through my home all the time. It isn’t until the end of the tour that I mention all the lighting is fluorescent or LED. It blows them away. I have to practice what I preach. Still, there are a lot of less-than-lovely fluorescent and LED products out there because they do last a long, long time. Until that stuff is off the market, people will continue to have strong negative feelings.
Randall Whitehead, IALD
Latest from ask randall
You are still missing task light and accent light. You probably need some decorative floor and table lamps as well, which can also be used for task... read full story
Super-shallow recessed fixtures can have a high glare factor. You might consider installing box beams to give you the room for recessed fixtures... read full story
Yes, exactly. An incandescent bulb at full brightness has a color temperature of 2700K. Additionally, incandescent bulbs also get warmer in color as... read full story
Wednesday, June 8 at 2 p.m. EDT Register for this free CEU webinar here. Webinar Overview:Learning units:AIA/CES LU (HSW) 1.0 Learning UnitIDCEC (IIDA/ASID/IDC/IDS) 0.1... read full story
Archived CEU Webinar: LED Lighting 204 - LED and Solid-State Lighting Opportunities for Aging Eyes, Health and Behavior
Sponsored by Emerson and Kuzco Lighting. This free CEU webinar has already taken place, but you can still watch it on demand by clicking here. Webinar Overview:Learning units... read full story
Sponsored by Bock Lighting, CSL, Fanimation, Pure Lighting/Edge Lighting and USA LED Lighting Solutions. Wednesday, June 10, 2-3 p.m. EDT This free CEU webinar has... read full story