About Dr. Bulb

This lighting blog covers a wide range of lighting topics including current events, the lighting industry, and product related blogs. I, Dr. Edison Bulb have 30+ years of lighting experience. My specialties include LED, commercial lighting and sports lighting. I am continuing my learning by keeping up with current lighting events and keeping track of them in this lighting blog.

Dude, Where’s My Bulb?

LG is one of my favorite lighting companies because they make high performance LED light modules. Recently, they debuted a new OLED lamp that doesn’t have a light bulb. This lamp certainly gets around the USA ban on the incandescent lamp! As mentioned in my previous blogs, OLEDs are very thin and flexible, creating an…

Did Cree Shatter the Efficiency Benchmark?

The headlines read “Cree Shatters Efficiency Benchmark with First 200-Lumen-Per-Watt LED Luminaire.” A 200-lumen-per-watt (LPW) is twice the efficiency of the best linear fluorescent luminaires—but is it real? Department of Energy (DOE) projections estimate this level of luminaire efficiency would not occur until after 2020. Is it possible that Cree’s latest innovation has achieved this…

LED…Bollards…?!?

Dr. Bulb here with some amazing news! Ok, so maybe I’m a little over excited about this…but LED Bollards are finally here!   As you may have read in my previous posts, I believe LEDs are truly the lighting of the future. They are low cost, low maintenance, last significantly longer than other lighting options,…