Upgrading Historic Church Pendant Lights to LED

300W LED Upgrade

Tweet Pin It Have you noticed that many churches have the same lantern-style chandeliers? Our church and my mother’s church both have them. Jon and I can’t help ourselves, but we notice the lighting wherever we go.  We don’t necessarily notice how bright it is or how classy the fixtures are, but we do notice […]

Home Depot recycling holiday lights again

Get up to $5 off for each incandescent sting of Christmas lights you recycle

Tweet Pin It Home Depot is offering up to $5 off LED Holiday Lights when you recycle incandescent light strings again this year.  From now until November 17, 2013 you can get up to $5 off new LED Christmas Lights in exchange for recycling your old incandescent light strings. Here is the summary from Home […]

Green Jobs, LED bulbs, US Navy, Sunscreen and more in this week’s roundup

Tweet Pin It As much as we’d like to, we can’t write a post about every topic that comes up that interests us.  Sometimes we just write about them on our Facebook page or Twitter. Here are some of the items that have caught our eye and interest over the past week. The Truth About […]

Replacing our LAST two incandescent lights with LEDs

Kids Lamp

Tweet Pin It Lighting technology has come a long way in the past ten years and I can now proudly say we are beyond incandescent lights in our home.  Today, I swapped out the last two incandescents with LED bulbs that Alicia won in an Earth Hour Facebook giveaway from Philips – EnduraLED 12W 2700K […]

Not All CFLs Are Created Equal

Mismatched, burnt out and too long CFLs

Tweet Pin It I’m assuming you know the basics – CFL light bulbs use significantly less electricity than traditional incandescent light bulbs.  They’re somewhat more expensive, but they save you money on electricity and they are supposed to last longer.  You should recycle them when you are done with them and if they break you […]