This week we were asked the question, “What does CRI mean?” So we decided to tackle this question and help give you a little better understanding when dealing with lamps and lighting. Take a listen! Click Here Enroll Now! Click Here Enroll Now!
Needing a little more info on lighting? NEMA has put together a quick list of the 5 L’s of lighting. Take a listen and you’ll learn what they are! Click Here To Get Notified When the “U” Is In Session!
Brought to you by Acmetools.com IG Shoutouts: @celticelectric putting up some sweet stair lighting, @Skud_missile cleaning up some panels. Sign up for the Giveaway. Only a few days left Today let’s hit on another basic part of being an electrician….. Dealing with ballasts. Now, it may not be too far in the distant […]
Here’s today’s question. What is the difference between lumens and watts? In the world of lightbulbs, especially with incandescents, you were probably at one time, and maybe you still are, used to choosing your lightbulb by the wattage listed on the package. The wattage gave you a decent indication of how bright the […]
Today I would like to give you an excerpt of some answers to LED and dimmer trouble shooting from the SESK digital magazine: Q: Why do my LED lamps flicker or flash when I dim them? A: The answer to this question is that there isn’t just one answer. There are a variety […]
What are shunted and non shunted tombstones? Now when I say tombstones, I’m not talking about that marvelous slab of granite sitting atop the grave of dear ol grandpas burial site, I’m talking about the lampholders or sockets that you as an electrician typically come across that are installed in a T8, T5, […]
What’s the difference between a high pressure sodium and a metal halide bulb? Metal Halide and High Pressure Sodium, are two types of High Intensity Discharge lights, or HID for short, that give a brighter effect, and also help to save energy. Both the lamp types are widely used for outdoor lighting […]