Dec 09, 14
In an effort to promote reduced greenhouse gas emissions, 1000Bulbs.com is partnering with the DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) to offer instant rebates on a selection of ENERGY STAR® certified light bulbs purchased online by Washington, DC residents. As a result of this partnership, DC residents may purchase up to 12 discounted CFL or LED light bulbs from now through March 2015. Bulbs are up to 50% off regular retail pricing.
Dec 08, 14
The Christmas season is moving at full speed. Most people already have their lights and displays up, making for pleasant night drives in any community. But at least once a season it’s worth it to travel a bit further to one of the largest Christmas light shows in the US. Every year, people, organizations, and cities spend hundreds of hours programming and piecing together extravagant light shows with thousands upon thousands of individual light bulbs. These shows can be spectacular, but others can be duds. To help you find the best shows, we’d like to give you a list of some of the best Christmas light mega-shows in the nation.
Nov 19, 14
Purchasing lights for your home or business does not have to be a complicated task, but it does require a little education. Have you ever noticed the UL Rating on a bulb and thought, “What does this even mean?” UL Ratings or Underwriters Laboratories Ratings, actually play a major role in how consumers should choose their light sources. The ratings help distinguish if your lamp can be used in dry, damp or wet locations. This is pretty vital information, as you wouldn’t want to make the mistake of placing a dry-rated lamp in a wet location. Here is a breakdown of UL Ratings and the best applications for various forms of lighting.
Oct 30, 14
It’s almost time to break out the wool coats and open up the fireplace again. Winter is a wonderful time of year filled with fun holidays, family gatherings, gorgeous decorations and all the turkey you could ever eat. During these chilly times it’s important to keep your home feeling warm and looking beautiful on the inside and out. Here are a few lighting tips to create your very own winter wonderland.
Oct 29, 14
Great news for those looking to upgrade their T8 fluorescent tubes to LED—1000Bulbs.com now offers direct plug-inT8 LED Light Bulbs. These direct plug-in lamps are easy to install into existing lampholders, requiring no electrical rewiring and no need to change the ballast. Simply swap out your old fluorescent tubes with these ballast-compatible LED versions.
Our direct plug-in T8 LED lamps are compatible with ballasts that are instant, programmed, or magnetic start. They use half the energy of their fluorescent counterparts, last twice as long, and are more durable. They have instant-on operation without flickering, and meet UL and DLC standards. These features make direct plug-in T8 LED light bulbs the superior choice for commercial and residential lighting.