After several months of researching the web, there does appear a small glimmer of consensus about the real benefits and disadvantages of LED lighting, and where consensus is present; solutions to problems are often resolved in a much more effective way. This is very encouraging when considering that one of the main advantages of …

James Peterson’s Los Angeles based piece Sessilanoid, used colour changing (red, green and blue) LED strip lights behind moulded forms that responded to a set of buttons that viewers could push.  The translucent sculptures were hung on the walls of the exhibit and were meant to “mimic growth patterns of a life form to abstractly …

A light-emitting diode (LED) is a semiconductor light source. First appearing in 1962 as practical electronic components, the early version of LEDs emitted low-intensity red light, but modern versions are available across the visible, ultraviolet, and infrared wavelengths, with very high brightness. Getting straight to the physics: When this form of diode is turned on, …

For more than a century, incandescent bulbs or globes have been used as a staple light source for most houses and businesses. In 2007, the swirly CFL (compact fluorescent light) energy saver bulb was introduced to the mainstream market, pushing the energy hungry Incandescent onto the ‘death watch’ list for US congress. Judged to be …

As far back as 1997, musicians, like U2, have used LED lighting during their shows. Not only did they lower the tour’s power costs but had a powerful environmental awareness message. According to an article written by David Kushner, the lighting designer for Nine Inch Nails explains “LEDs evolved into household lighting fixtures and are …

How is an LED light environmentally friendly, and who says so? There are two ways that Homie’s light bulbs help to create an environmentally-aware alternative for lighting. The first is that LED lights (Light Emitting Diodes) are focussed on using as little energy as possible while creating as much light as is needed.  Each Diode …