• An LED Banker's Lamp

    The banker's style desk lamp is a classic of form and function. It's been a mainstay in banks, offices and public buildings for a century or more. Now it gets a high-tech makeover! This new design, the LED Banker's Desk Lamp , comes with energy efficient, long-lasting LEDs. ...
  • Last Chance -- LED Desk Lamp only $3.99

    This adjustable LED desk light is battery powered, allowing you to use it just about anywhere! Right now it's only $3.99 -- that's 60% off the regular price. Price is only good through November 8th, so get yours now! Sale Terms and Conditions: Pricing applies to LED Adjustable Neck Cordless...
  • Z with LEDs

    From Koncept Lighting, this neat gizmo looks like a fold-up ruler, but it's actually a super-slim folding desk lamp . Called the Z Desk Lamp (you can also make a 4 and an upside-down L out of it), this design pivots and folds at two points, so you can direct the light as needed for reading and...
  • LED Bulbs in the News

    New York Times article from the floor of Lightfair International , the lighting industry's annual trade show. The word from the convention: LEDs. From the article; "Manufacturers displayed LEDs incorporated into large warehouse, garage and street-lighting fixtures, flexible light ribbons,...
  • Repurposing Old Light Bulbs

    I'm working on a theme here -- see my recent post on recycling light bulbs . Next time an incandescent bulb burns out (and after you've replaced it with an energy efficient CFL bulb or LED bulb , of course), here's a fun project. Once they're carefully cleaned out, these bulbs make...
  • Hybrids in Aventura Magazine

    South Florida's Aventura Magazine recently ran a nice feature on the new National Geographic hybrid outdoor lights . "With environmental concerns mounting, homeowners are looking for ways to conserve energy and lower their monthly electric bills. With this in mind, National Geographic has...
  • Dazzling Deck Lighting with LED Rope Lights

    If you've ever wanted to host a dance party on your deck, the folks over at Instructables have you covered. Using LED rope lighting, these guys have created a party-ready patio. Check out this video: As spring and summer approach, it's time to get those outdoor spaces spruced up. We've...
  • How to Recycle Light Bulbs

    From time to time, we get asked how to recycle spent light bulbs and other electronics. Earth911.com is an easy way to find out how to dispose of all kinds of light bulbs, including incandescent bulbs , LED light bulbs , and CFL type light bulbs . On the above site, there's info for virtually...
  • Myths About LED Lighting

    Interesting Residential Lighting article by Dave Simon, President of Michigan LED manufacturer ilumisys, de-bunking some myths about LED lighting. "LEDs Last Forever: With proper thermal design, LEDs can achieve 60,000+ hours of life while maintaining 70 percent of original light output. The number...
  • LEDs on Interstate 35

    LEDs have been used to illuminate the reconstructed Interstate-35W bridge in Minneapolis-St. Paul. This is the first interstate highway to be lit using LED lighting . From the article: "Lighting still accounts for as much as 20 percent of electricity used around the world, so improving lighting...
  • Greenpix Media Wall - World's Largest LED Display

    We spotted this eye-popping LED installation for the upcoming Olympic Games in Beijing in an Inhabitat blog post . It's the world's largest color LED installation. Writer Antonia Halse notes that "The media wall has been embedded with intelligent software, allowing the skin of the building...
  • Review of the Decade

    ABC News has posted an "End of the Decade" feature at their website. It's a great rundown of top stories from the 00's. Reminisce about Enron, the debut of American Idol, Martha Stewart goes to prison, and more. Click to see it at ABCnews.com . This decade in lighting has been all...
  • Little Monster Desk Lamps Scream for Halloween

    Get in the Halloween spirit with the Little Monster desk lamp . These furry creatures feature flexible necks, and the LED light can be powered by batteries or USB. Oh, and they come in non-Halloween colors, too. More great orange and black stuff to share ... stay tuned!! For now, browse more energy...
  • GE Announces Ultra Long Life LED Bulb

    GE has announced a new LED light bulb with an estimated life of 25,000 hours. At an average of 3 hours per day, that's more than 20 years. The bulb produces 450 lumens, which is equivalent to a 40 watt incandescent bulb . Plus, the bulb is engineered to spread the light throw more evenly than...
  • Lighting Tips for the End of Daylight Saving Time

    Daylight saving time officially ends this Sunday, November 6th, at 2 am, so remember to set your clocks back one hour (fall back) when you go to bed Saturday night. Since we'll all be in the dark more with the coming of shorter days and shorter daylight hours in the evening, here are a few tips...
  • Incredibly Cool LED Wall Dimmer

    Lutron recently unveiled their line of Vierti wall dimmers. These sleek, futuristic dimmer designs feature a one-touch finger slide; touch anywhere along the illuminated control bar, and the LEDs adjust to set the lights to your specified level. We love the minimalist design and the high-tech wallplate...
  • Energy Smart LED Light Bulbs from G.E.

    For all you energy watchdogs out there, G.E. has a new line of LED bulbs called Energy Smart . You can find them in the light bulb section under the G.E. brand. These are reasonably priced for LED light bulbs and come with free shipping. Like all LEDs, these are super energy efficient and have a long...
  • Three for Thursday: New LED Lighting Gizmos

    If you had any doubt that LED lighting is the wave of the future, here are three new products that should convince you. Each combines elegant design with new LED technology to produce simple and elegant lighting solutions. The first two photos are of the Modern Angle LED Desk Lamp . The slim profile...
  • Best Holiday Gifts for Dad

    Finding the perfect Christmas gift for dad is always a challenge. But it doesn't have to be that way. Here are some of the best holiday gifts for dad that will make him happy! Up above is the Z Bar Red LED Desk Lamp (also available in black ). Dad may not be as flexible as this lamp, but he'll...
  • Staff Picks: Adam's Gift List

    There's still plenty of time to order in time for Christmas (see John's post on shipping deadlines ). I thought I would offer up three great gift picks: For the romantic in your life ... These pillar candles are scented with fresh currant, great for the winter season. Clearance priced, in-stock...
  • Three for Thursday: New Takes on the Sputnik Chandelier

    For those too old to remember, or for those who didn't pay attention in history class, Sputnik was the first orbiting satellite, launched way back in 1957. At the time, it helped spawn a surge in space-age design, from car fins to boomerang architecture and starburst chandeliers. That retro...
  • Interactive LED Wall in Montreal

    In addition to being long-lasting and energy efficient, LEDs can clearly be considered cool. Check out this incredible interactive installation illuminating a sidewalk in Montreal. We offer a large selection of progressive products with energy-sipping LED technology. Learn more about our LED products...
  • Sleek Style, Plus LEDs

    Need more room on your desk top? Try this sleek, curved desk lamp design that features a super bright LED bulb. Not only does it have a small footprint, meaning more room on your desk, it also has a touch on-off feature that's really handy; just touch anywhere on the lamp base to control the lamp...
  • More Handy LED Book Lights from Mighty Bright

    We love the Mighty Bright line of handy little lights and magnifying glasses. We've recently added more of their products, and you'll find everything from LED clip-on lights, to lighted magnifying glasses, to travel reading lights. They're super-compact and adjustable, and the LEDs never...
  • Bug-Free Summer Outdoor Lighting

    With the warm days of summer come the night-time bugs. Or, if you live in Florida, huge night-time bugs. The solution? LED lighting . LED lights and bulbs don't emit the UV light that attracts bugs, so they're ideal for patio, porch or camping use. This rechargeable model lasts for 10 hours...
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