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Common Light Bulb Base Sizes – Edison Screw

by Sean O'Hara October 30, 2017
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When replacing a light bulb, its helpful to know a bit more about it. In addition to knowing the voltage, wattage, color temperature and type of bulb, its also important to know that screw-in type bulbs come in several different diameters. The screw mounts are […]

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The Right Way to Use Compact Flourescent Bulbs in Outdoor Fixtures

by EVstudio AEP April 15, 2017

Hi, Lisa. I’ve been using compact fluorescent bulbs in my outdoor lights, but they don’t look right. They take a long time to light up when it’s cold, but once they’re lit, they’re too bright. What am I doing wrong?  Thanks, Doug Hi Doug. Your […]

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Innovative New Modules Bring LED's Closer to Widespread Use

by EVstudio AEP October 1, 2015

The recent LIGHTFair International (LFI) in Las Vegas, the world’s largest architectural and commercial lighting trade show, reported record breaking attendance of over 20,000 industry professionals. Many attendees are watching the industry closely to see innovative product solutions, particularly LED’s. This year did not disappoint.  While […]

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Are Incandescent Bulbs Going the Way of the Dinosaur?

by EVstudio AEP February 19, 2010

Hi, Lisa. I’ve heard that incandescent bulbs have been outlawed by the government.  Should I stock up now?  – Mike in Boulder Hi, Mike. It’s a great question with a complicated answer.  In December of 2007, former President Bush signed the Energy Independence Act of 2007 […]

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