In lighting design, the term colour temperature is used to describe the visible characteristics of white light sources. Read the rest of this entry →
Advertising a light source in terms of lumens instead of watts has become fairly common practice in recent years and this is largely due to the arrival of energy efficient lighting technology. Read the rest of this entry →
In normal lighting circuits users are only able to choose from one of two settings; on or off. While sufficient for most applications, this level of usability is not really any better than blowing out a candle, going from full illumination to complete darkness almost instantaneously.
Dimmer switches increase the available options by allowing the brightness of a light to be varied very gradually. This is a particularly attractive option when using supplementary light sources, such as LED Tape. Read the rest of this entry →
There are many environmental benefits to be gained from using LED Tape instead of their fluorescent or halogen counterparts.
Throughout their entire “life cycle,” a product is effecting our environment detrimentally. However, by combating this effect at all stages of the product’s life cycle, LED Tape proves that it is a superior choice when it comes to saving the environment. Read the rest of this entry →
Though it may seem like a throwback to our school days, understanding the difference between a “series” and “parallel” circuit can help you find the right LED Tape for your purposes. Read the rest of this entry →