Smart Lighting Solutions? It’s Easy If You Do It Smart

Whether you are a business owner or a consumer lighting is the most overlooked asset in their establishments or homes. It makes up a significant portion of the energy usage. The maintenance cost of replacement light bulbs can be a real headache. Continue reading “Smart Lighting Solutions? It’s Easy If You Do It Smart”

Are LED Replacement Bulbs Worth It?

I stood in the in the light bulb aisle at my local hardware store back in 2010. I picked up a four-pack of 60-watt incandescent light bulbs. And I proceeded to the checkout counter. Then my eyes were drawn to the new light-emitting diode.

I asked myself, “is a LED replacement bulb worth it”? I could replace my table lamp with a traditional incandescent or I could opt for a LED light bulb. Continue reading “Are LED Replacement Bulbs Worth It?”

What About Home Automation?

Living in the 21st Century

Corded devices are becoming a thing of the past and Wifi enabled devices are simplifying our lives.  We have the ability to implement Wifi devices to control just about every aspect of our lives.

Smart Technology such as home automation to driverless automobiles. We can install smart door locks, security systems, and programmable light bulbs. No need to worry about if a door is locked or if you turned off the lights anymore.  Continue reading “What About Home Automation?”

Washington, D.C. and the Incandescent Light Bulb

There is a battle going on in Washington, D.C and the incandescent light bulb that should be of interest to everyone. Back in 2007, Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act. The bill passed with bipartisan support. Something that in today’s Trump Administration is almost unheard of to date.

A section of the bill dealt with the energy efficiency standards of light bulbs. The law had two parts, the first phase of the bill would insist that light bulbs use thirty percent less energy. Continue reading “Washington, D.C. and the Incandescent Light Bulb”