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Introduction to LED Lighting

YilinJune 7th, 2017Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) are part of a class of lighting called Solid State Lighting (SSL). Unlike incandescent or compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), LEDs are small electronic components that convert electricity into light. An electrical current passes through semiconductor material, which illuminates the tiny light sources we call LEDs. The heat produced is absorbed […]

Compact Fluorescent Lighting

John WellsJuly 20th, 2012Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension FYCS/EFNEP Agent II According to the EPA, in 2007, Americans saved $1.5 billion by switching to ENERGY STAR qualified CFLs. The energy saved could light all the households in a city the size of Washington D.C. for over 30 years. Put another way, changing these bulbs removes as […]

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