Lighting

Video: Advantages of LED Lighting

Posted on July 11, 2017 by admin

WINDSOR — Host, Sarah Rutan: If you’re planning on updating the lighting in your home, you’ll want to consider the advantages of LED lighting. Today, we’re in Windsor with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Barbara Ragsdale of Knights’ Electric to hear more.

Diamond Certified Expert Contributor, Barbara Ragsdale: When it comes to lighting your home, LED lighting is the most cost effective and energy efficient option available.

While more expensive outright than incandescent bulbs, LEDs offer farther greater value due to their extensive lifespan. Compared to an average incandescent’ lifespan of 2000 hours, an LED bulb can last up to 60,000 hours. Roughly thirty times longer. With typical usage, Read more

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Updating Your Interior Lighting

Posted on July 11, 2017 by admin

OAKLAND — If you’re looking to update the lighting in your home, there are several available options, but the best lighting is always that which most improves your home’s functionality and energy-efficiency.

When it comes to choosing a light bulb, you essentially have four options:

1. Traditional incandescent is the least energy-efficient and is being phased out by newer, more efficient alternatives.

2. Compact fluorescent is the style originally designed to replace incandescent lighting. It provides similar light quality while using as little as one-fifth of the power. Compact fluorescent bulbs work better as a general light because they don’t adapt to specific applications as well as other styles. Read more

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Video: Choosing The Best Lighting For Your Home

Posted on July 11, 2017 by admin

OAKLAND — Host, Sarah Rutan: Are you ready to update the lighting in your home? First, you’ll want to understand all of your options. So today we’re in Oakland with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Dan Pitcock of Roberts Electric Company to learn more.

Expert Contributor, Dan Pitcock: You may be considering updating the lighting in your home to provide you more functionality in different areas of the house or light or do whatever you are considering.

There are four types in general: the traditional incandescent, it’s the most clunky I would say and the most less energy efficient than the other styles. There is the MR 16 which is usually a four inch aperture. Read more

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