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Street lighting and General Illumination options for residential complexes: HPSV, LED, Fluorescent and Solar

By on December 3, 2019
Street lighting and General Illumination options for residential complexes: HPSV, LED, Fluorescent and Solar
Street lighting and general illumination are very important for security in all residential complexes. Parking lots and pathways should be lit uniformly as it provides a sense of security. Although lighting may be a small portion of a residential complex’s electricity bills it is a very important aspect for the well being of the residents. Lately, with rising electricity bills, management committees of various residential complexes have started thinking about various

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CFL Bulbs and Fluorescent Tubes buying guide

By on April 26, 2018
CFL Bulbs and Fluorescent Tubes buying guide
In our previous post on task-based lighting, we showed that a watt is not the right measure for brightness and we should use lumens instead. We then went around the shops in our area and then carried out online market survey to find out different types of CFLs and Fluorescent tubes available in the market in India, and give our readers some comparative figures to help

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Are CFLs replacements for Tube lights?

By on April 26, 2018
Are CFLs replacements for Tube lights?
We have all known that CFLs are great electricity savers as compared to incandescent bulbs. Years of campaign and successful marketing by the government have led to good penetration of CFLs in Indian market, which is great. Although it is good that we have adopted CFLs so well, but CFLs were supposed to be replacement of incandescent bulbs. Are you using it to replace tubelights? Fluorescent Lamp Technology Both CFLs

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Save electricity on lights by turning them off when not in use

By on November 14, 2019
Save electricity on lights by turning them off when not in use
The practice of turning off lights when not in use has been used as an energy-saving measure since quite some time. It is pretty effective, although there are some studies that suggest that using energy-efficient lights is far more effective than turning off lights. The amount of electricity savings by turning off lights depending on the type of light

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