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.

Other Industry

  • Design Lights Consortium

    (DLC)

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    The DLC — a collaboration of utility companies and regional energy efficiency organizations — is committed to raising awareness of the benefits of efficient lighting in commercial buildings.

  • International Dark-Sky Association

    (IDA)

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    IDA is the recognized authority on light pollution. Founded in 1988, IDA is the first organization to call attention to the hazards of light pollution, and in 24 years of operation our accomplishments have been tremendous.

    We promote one simple idea: light what you need, when you need it. We know some light at night is necessary for safety and recreation. We work with manufacturers, planners, legislators, and citizens to provide energy efficient options that direct the light where you want it to go, not uselessly up into the sky.

  • National Measurement Office (RoHS Compliance)

    (NMO)

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    These Regulations implement the RoHS Directive which bans the placing on the EU market of new electrical and electronic equipment containing more than the agreed levels of lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) flame retardants.

  • Underwriters Laboratories

    (UL)

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    From product safety to performance, doing business in the global market to managing local projects, green technologies and staff training, leverage UL’s expertise to bring new light to your business.

  • Energy Star

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    ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.

  • General Services Administration

    (GSA)

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    The GSA mission is to use expertise to provide innovative solutions for our customers in support of their missions, and by so doing, foster an effective, sustainable, and transparent government for the American people.

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