Outdoor Christmas Light Decorating Ideas Pictures

Here we share outdoor Christmas light decorating ideas pictures of some of our outdoor holiday light ideas here. Why?  Because we wish to suggest some possibilities for your next Christmas decorating project with lights. We illustrate some of the many types of LED lights available too.  Finally, we provide general decorating and safety tips for all decorating with Xmas … Continue reading Outdoor Christmas Light Decorating Ideas Pictures





LED Advantages and Disadvantages, Benefits, Drawbacks

The ultra energy-saving light emitting diode (LED) light bulb has taken the home and commercial lighting industry by storm lately.  LED light output has gone up a lot, their prices have fallen, and the bulbs weight less these days.  Many of what once were big drawbacks of LED lights have gone away these days.  In this … Continue reading LED Advantages and Disadvantages, Benefits, Drawbacks





What is the Color of a Neon Light

Question: What is the Color of a Neon Light?  Answer: As in just about all gaseous discharge lamps, the color that neon lights glow is set by several factors, including: The type of gas inside the neon light’s glass tubing. The amount gas (pressure) inside the tube. The type of fluorescent coating on the inside … Continue reading What is the Color of a Neon Light





Compact Fluorescent Light Problems Discussed

While compact fluorescent light technology has been a drastic advance over those very long glass tubes requiring heavy ballasts to operate, this mode of energy saving lighting still suffers from numerous problems, drawbacks, and limitations.  We detail some of the most prominent of these compact fluorescent light problems below. Compact Fluorescent Light Problems, Cons, Drawbacks, … Continue reading Compact Fluorescent Light Problems Discussed





LED Light Bulb Picture Gallery, Ideas for Use

Here we show our LED Light Bulb Picture Gallery.  These are pictures of some of the LED light bulbs we’ve written about in other posts in this blog.   These all can replace standard incandescent light bulbs,. Indeed there are many pictures here, showing them in their original cartons, chandeliers and various lamp fixtures. LED … Continue reading LED Light Bulb Picture Gallery, Ideas for Use





GE Bright Stik LED Light Bulbs Review

For this review, we tested a few of the GE Bright Stik LED light bulbs situated around our apartment. Indeed, if they last as long as the CREE predicts, we looked at, then they’ll pay for themselves.  They’ll pay for themselves at least six times over by the time they burn out. We’ve used one … Continue reading GE Bright Stik LED Light Bulbs Review





CREE LED Bulb Review of Features

In this CREE LED Bulb Review, we talk about the several cool white CREE LED light bulbs scattered throughout our home.  So far, even after five years, none have burned out.  And if they last as long as CREE predicts, they’ll pay for themselves at least three times over by the time they burn out. … Continue reading CREE LED Bulb Review of Features





Compact Fluorescent Lamp CFL Pros and Cons

The energy-saving compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) has taken the home lighting industry by storm over the past two decades. It’s a smaller version of the ever popular straight and circular fluorescent tube light bulbs.  Here we detail the compact fluorescent lamp advantages and disadvantages. They make compact fluorescent lamps much smaller today.  They’re much brighter per … Continue reading Compact Fluorescent Lamp CFL Pros and Cons





What Determines Neon Light Color?

In this post, we answer the question: What determines neon light color? What Determines Neon Light Color? Question: What determines the color of neon lights?  Answer: As in just about all gaseous discharge lamps, the color that neon lights glow is set by several factors, including: The type of gas inside the neon light’s glass … Continue reading What Determines Neon Light Color?





Review: CREE™ A19 BA19 60w LED Soft White 2700k Dimmable Light Bulb for Indoor or Outdoor Use

We have a couple of the soft white CREE™ LED dimmable 60w light bulbs in the A19 form factor, situated throughout our dwelling. If they last as long as CREE™ predicts they will, they’ll pay for themselves at least several times over by the time they light for the last time.  We’ve used two 9-watt (60-watt incandescent equivalent) units as kitchen … Continue reading Review: CREE™ A19 BA19 60w LED Soft White 2700k Dimmable Light Bulb for Indoor or Outdoor Use