May 2014

SSLerating the future of light

It really is an interesting time to be working in the field of lighting!  I’ve posted a bit about energy-efficient lighting on this blog, but there is far more potential for the next generation of lighting systems than energy efficiency (though LED bulbs continue to improve their environmental impact performance). Solid state lighting (SSL) and LEDs have huge potential to also change the way … Continue reading

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What’s the big deal with small lamps?

In much of the literature around recycling light bulbs there is mention that many consumers are unaware that they can and should recycle these products when done with them.  Because they are small, it is often easy to just throw them in the rubbish bin. However, like other e-waste light bulbs contain metals, glass, and other materials that can be recycled … Continue reading

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