Dec 03, 14
Since LED technology was introduced there have been plenty of innovative designs and transformations within the lighting industry. In 2014 we saw amazing advancements in LED technology and recognition. From a Nobel Prize to printable lights, it has been a year of progress for LEDs. In case you missed it, here are a few LED highlights from 2014.
Dec 02, 14
Internet lighting retailer 1000Bulbs.com is proud to be named the first authorized online-only store to carry Standard A-Type and Reflector LED light bulbs from Cree. Customers will now be able to shop Cree’s extensive line of LED products at 1000Bulbs.com, including their line of Cree® LED Bulbs as well as their assortment of commercial LED downlights and troffers.
Dec 01, 14
LED Christmas lights become more popular every year. They last longer and are less susceptible to vibrations or damage, but you may have noticed something odd (or had a friend who noticed) about the light given off by your new Christmas lights. The bulbs may seem to flicker while you stare at them. This is especially noticeable if the light string is moving in the breeze or on a display and can be very distracting or annoying. The cause of this flicker is in how the LED string is designed: Whether it uses full-wave or half-wave rectification.
Nov 21, 14
When 100W incandescent bulbs were banned nearly two years ago due to rising efficiency standards, many replacement LEDs rose to the task of providing the same level of brightness while using less power. But as we all know, not all LED bulbs are created equal. According to a recent review by CNET, GE’s new 100W Equal LED is one of the best of these replacements.
Nov 12, 14
You pass them on your way to work, running errands or while riding along the freeway. Massive, colorful and clever, billboards are forms of advertisement meant to attract attention. Billboards are meant to be captivating enough to pull your eyes away from the road for a second, but not so eye catching that you swerve into another driver’s lane. Though traditional billboards are still popular, the move to digitally engineered LED billboards is seeing a steady increase.