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.

It Hertz Just To Think About It!

A question was recently submitted for Dr. Bulb about how electrical power frequencies differ in countries. A long time ago, before I, Dr. Bulb was born, a great electrician by the name of Nikola Tesla calculated the most effective electrical power frequency for home use. This frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz). Through many experiments,…

Why would I pay more for LED?

LED lighting offers a multitude of benefits.  Most of these benefits stem from LED lights remaining consistently cooler than average lamps.  LED fixtures last on average 50,000 hours.  Without constantly intense heat the components tend to last longer. Additionally since there is not a huge amount of excess heat we can gather that the lamp…