LED Battle in Berlin

Carbon efficient LED lights are the future; that much is certain. More people are outfitting their homes – inside and outside – with LEDs. Towns and cities across the planet are reconfiguring their bodies and installing LED streetlights. Many see this as a positive development, as LED lights are environmentally friendly and financially efficient. Their… Read more »

The LED Light Bulb is Here to Stay

According to the website, Cree is a market-leading innovator of lighting products, LED components, and semiconductor products for power and radiofrequency applications. When it comes to LED technology, Cree has its finger on the pulse of what’s new and energy-efficient. Recently, they released a groundbreaking product: the LED light bulb. Yes, a light bulb, the… Read more »

Adding a Sculptural Aesthetic to Central Florida Homes

In terms of interior design, particularly office spaces, the use of LEDs are on the rise. Although still relatively overlooked, their effectiveness is spreading like gospel, forcing many people to ask, “Why aren’t they everywhere?” Or, as Commercialobserver.com’s Scott Spector asks, “What’s one of the most overlooked areas of design that can help you close… Read more »

Enhancing Your Summer Parties and Events with Outdoor Lighting

Are you hoping to host the party that everyone talks about for the rest of the year? In addition to providing great food, fun and entertainment, you need to be sure you are using the appropriate lighting for your event. Professional outdoor lighting can help create just the right mood for your party. The proper… Read more »

U.S. Department of Energy Report on LEDs

We have dedicated many posts to informing the public on the many benefits of LEDs, how they’re cost-effective and more efficient, but according to a recent report, courtesy of the U.S. Department of Energy, a massive amount of energy was saved in 2012 due to the use of LEDs. Such data reinforces the belief that… Read more »

Great Reasons To Use Professional Quality Low Voltage Lighting For Your Landscape

Showcasing a beautiful Central Florida landscape with low voltage lighting, not only adds elegance and personality to a home, but also adds a level of safety and security to the outdoor home environment. There have been many versions of low voltage landscape lighting on the market over the years, some of very low quality. Professional… Read more »

Protecting Your Investment and Family with Outdoor LED Lighting

It is a proven fact that outdoor lighting can enhance the look the of your home’s aesthetic appeal. However, what some homeowners might not understand is just what outdoor lighting can do for the security of your home and property. Even here in Central Florida, in a nice, protective, beautiful neighborhood, you never know what… Read more »

LEDs, Horticulture and Tomatoes

Not only are LED lights used in night lighting, art lighting, porch and outdoor lighting, they are also being used in horticulture. Yes, horticulture. With LED lights, the benefits are so numerous that companies are seeing what other uses LEDs may have. Dutch researchers, for example, believe that growing tomatoes may produce more vitamin C… Read more »

To the Light Bulb Victor Goes the Spoils

In the last post, we discussed LIGHTFAIR® International. The conference helps to guide the lighting industry, “light the path” so to speak, as we head into the future. The future, it seems, has already been decided; there is a winner in the light bulb wars. For the past few years, fluorescent, halogen and LED bulbs… Read more »

What is LIGHTFAIR® International?

The lighting industry changes on a day-to-day basis. It is always evolving into something better and more efficient. As lighting professionals, it is important for us to follow trends and keep track of all the innovations and advancements that are occurring. It is an industry very concerned with lighting the future, and doing it in… Read more »