Lux vs Lumens: What Are the Differences?

lumens vs distance chart

Lux and lumens are two different ways of measuring light. They measure the same thing, but in a different way. Lux measures how much light is falling on an object per square meter, whereas lumens measure total emitted light from one point. Before we are going further, we’ll explain some basic concepts so you can … Read more

How to Choose the Right LED Light Color Temperature?

light color temperature scale

LEDs are one of the most energy-efficient light sources you can find on the market. They come in a number of shapes and sizes and can easily replace any traditional bulb in your household. However, LEDs are much more durable and versatile in terms of lifespan, lumen count, efficacy, and temperature. In this article, we … Read more

How to Choose the Right Bulb Shapes and Sizes?

bulb shape code

Acknowledging the bulb’s shape, size, and base is important for understanding what style is suitable for what place. Every light bulb features identifying characteristics called light bulb codes and they are represented in the form of numbers, letters, or series of letters. Numbers are used for indicating the size of the bulb in millimeters or … Read more

How to Dispose of Different Types of Light Bulbs?

how do you throw out a light bulb

Did you know that lightbulbs are considered hazardous waste? This is because they contain mercury and other chemicals that can cause harm to the environment. These bulbs should never be thrown in your garbage! There are many steps involved with disposing of a light bulb, so read on for more information on properly disposing of … Read more

Why Do LED Lights Flicker and How to Stop It?

how to stop intermittent flickering led lights

LED lights flicker for a variety of reasons. It can be caused by cable connection or faulty bulbs, and the most common is due to power quality. We will explain why LED lights flicker, how to diagnose it, and what you can do about it. Let’s get started!   Can Flickering LED Lights Damage Eyes? … Read more

A Complete Guide on Choosing the Best LED T8 Bulbs

t8 daylight tubes

LED stands for ‘light-emitting diode’. The “T” in a lamp nomenclature denotes tubular, or the shape of the lamp. “8” denotes the diameter of the tube. In the case of a T8 tube, it means eight-eighths of an inch (=1inch) or 2.54cm. If you are finding out LED T8 bulbs for basement, garage, shops…, No … Read more

LED Color Temperature and Kelvin Light Scale

led light bulb color temperature

LED bulbs have become quite popular over the previous years due to their brightness and energy conservation. However, LED lights generally come in various color temperatures whose suitability varies from room to room. These color temperatures are typically measured using a Kelvin scale and labeled on the bulb’s box. However, though marked, you might end … Read more

How to Convert Fluorescent Light to LED?

how to convert fluorescent shop light to led

Fluorescent lighting has become nearly obsolete over the last few years as LED seems to be the preferred choice in most homes and workplaces. LEDs have more efficient and consume less energy compared with traditional fluorescent tubes. Another amazing thing about LEDs is that they last long enough to make you forget replacement. With all … Read more

LED vs CFL vs Incandescent

difference between led and incandescent

A couple of decades ago, the only bulbs that were present to light homes were incandescent bulbs and the only choice you had to make was wattage, where you would pick a bulb based on the level of brightness needed. In recent years, however, new bulbs have emerged due to advancements in technology hence replacing … Read more