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What Does UL Stand For?

What Does UL Stand For?

Underwriters Laboratory, or UL, is one of the world’s largest and most respected consumer safety organizations. When you see the UL logo on lighting packaging it means that that product has undergone extensive testing to ensure that it is safe to use by the consumer.

What Do The Differences In Color Temperature Mean? What Temperature And Color Is Warm? What Temperature And Color Is Cool?

What Do The Differences In Color Temperature Mean? What Temperature And Color Is Warm? What Temperature And Color Is Cool?

Color temperature refers to the color of light. It is a crucial factor in designing any lighting system or setup. When speaking of color temperature you should be familiar with ‘warm colors’ and ‘cool colors’. Warm colors are those colors on the lower end of the color temperature spectrum, ranging from 2,700K to 3,000K. Yellowish light, the temperature of your...

Can A Bulb With An E26 Base Fit In An E27 Socket?

Can A Bulb With An E26 Base Fit In An E27 Socket?

The answer is sometimes. Sometimes an E26 base will fit into an E27 socket, while other times an E26 base will have one extra tread, preventing it from reaching the bottom of the socket and forming a connection.

What Is The Difference Between P22h, E22HA & E19?

What Is The Difference Between P22h, E22HA & E19?

What is the difference between the following three bulbs P-VIP 120-132/1.0 P22h P-VIP 120-132/1.0 E22HA P-VIP 120-132/1.0 E19 P stands for parabolic reflector. E is for elliptical reflector. The 19 and 22 denote sizes. 

What Is The Difference Between MFL/WFL/NSP?

What Is The Difference Between MFL/WFL/NSP?

MFL, WFL, and NSP refer to three types of light beam spread, or the nature of the distribution light produced by a lamp. Deciding between the three types of beam spread will depend upon the type of light spread you need. The Beam Angle for a light bulb is the angle in degrees at which the light is distributed. Based on...

What Elements Are in Light Bulbs?

What Elements Are in Light Bulbs?

  Thomas Edison first received a rudimentary lamp patent in 1879. He initially used the element platinum, because it could produce white light for an extended period of time and had a high melting point. Since then, other elements have been used in light bulbs because they are more efficient, less expensive and more readily available.   Incandescent Bulbs Incandescent...

History of Edison Bulbs: What material was the filament of Edison's light bulb?

History of Edison Bulbs: What material was the filament of Edison's light bulb?

Edison bulbs, aka filament bulbs, are those antique-looking light bulbs that you can look at directly without hurting your eyes. They are therefore often used bare, and they typically add a rustic or vintage accent to a room. Let's find out how they are different from regular, modern incandescent bulbs, and see if we find any surprising facts about the...

What is a standard / medium base bulb? What is the difference between E26, E27 and A19?

What is a standard / medium base bulb? What is the difference between E26, E27 and A19?

Our shoppers of LED Light bulbs often confuse the specifications for base type (E26 or E27) and bulb shape (A19).  Screw in bulbs use a base called an Edison Screw or ES base. This base was developed by Thomas Edison for the first light bulbs and is still in use today. There are four commonly used thread size groups for...

[Customer Questions & Answers] Fika Series 3 Light Plug-in Vintage Swag Pendant Light

[Customer Questions & Answers] Fika Series 3 Light Plug-in Vintage Swag Pendant Light

Click to check the full Fika Series Swag Lights Question: Can the plug be cut off so the light can be hardwired? asked by Jackie C. on April 14, 2017 Answer: We do not recommend any alteration or modifications by buyers, which is against our Terms of Service and will void your warranty. We do recommend a proffesional electrician do the...

[Customer Questions & Answers] JL-D50 Industrial Retro Pipe Pendant Light

[Customer Questions & Answers] JL-D50 Industrial Retro Pipe Pendant Light

Click to see this product Question: Is it possible to change the chord, currently used for suspension, to a pipe? If so, what would be the suspending pipe diameter? asked by John Bennett on March 5, 2017 Answer: Sorry, this pipe pendant cannot be assembled with another pipe. Question: Has anyone tried this lamp in the kitchen? asked by J.T on...