Aug 16, 14
Soraa, the LED lighting company who is best known for their line of high quality MR16 LED light bulbs, has expanded into the increasingly competitive category of (parabolic aluminized reflector) PAR flood and spot lights. They will be available in PAR38 as well as PAR30 bulb shapes with the PAR30 lamps to be sold as both short neck and long neck variations. These new lamps from Soraa provide some key competitive differences which could make it the new choice for home and businesses looking to provide better color reproduction and tighter light beams for their next flood or spot lighting project.
Aug 15, 14
Many people think of Feng Shui as an ancient Chinese furniture rearrangement plan, but there’s much more to it than that. According to Feng Shui consultant Ann Bingley Fallops, Feng Shui is the art of how you are affected by your environment. Good Feng Shui makes you feel nourished, comfortable and secure in your space, allowing you to live a happier and more stress-free life. The benefits of Feng Shui include creating positive energy for your health and finances, attracting romance and healing troubled relationships, helping you get promoted and find a job you love, and (if you’re a woman) becoming pregnant and nurturing your child. So how does this ancient art relate to lighting?
Aug 14, 14
Online lighting retailer 1000Bulbs.com will continue to sell its full line of T8 700 fluorescent lamps despite the ban on these products which went into effect on July 14, 2014. With the ban in place, manufacturers will be forced to cease production of 4-foot medium bi-pin, 2-foot U-shaped, 8-foot Slimline, and 8-foot high-output 700 series lamps due to their inability to meet the energy efficiency requirements implemented by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Aug 11, 14
Let’s talk about drip systems. With so many hydro systems available, why should you pick a drip system over a nutrient film or ebb and flow system? Simplicity is one reason. A drip system is really simple to set up and has been used in outdoor gardens and larger irrigation systems for a long time while film and ebb and flow systems require more careful monitoring and can be tricky to set up properly. The second reason is water conservation. When you’re building a hydro system outside, the run-off water can be returned to the soil cycle instead of down the drain like with indoor setups. A drip system also carefully releases just enough nutrient solution to keep your plants healthy, so there isn’t any wasted water. Other hydro systems use a lot of constantly flowing water to prevent stagnation. With a drip system, you can even give specific amounts of nutrients to different types of plants on the same line. Let me show you how easy it really is to set up a drip system.
Aug 08, 14
Chandeliers have come a long way from their traditional dwellings in dining rooms and foyers. In the past, it was unusual to see chandeliers beyond the “power” positions of a home, such as at the entrance or over the dinner table. It also used to be uncommon to see chandeliers outside of an upscale home. But times have changed. Now, chandeliers are staking their claim in homes of all price ranges and in many types of rooms, adding elegance to common areas and intrigue to unexpected spaces. Although chandeliers are comfortable in many locations, here are five increasingly more popular places to use them.
Aug 07, 14
1000Bulbs.com is proud to announce its “Back to School Giveaway” contest, set to begin today, August 7th and end at midnight on August 25th.
We have over $250 worth of prizes we are giving away and you could be one of nineteen lucky winners!