Tag: lighting

This topic covers light sources that use less energy, such as light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs and compact fluorescent lamps (CFL). It includes lights for businesses and government agencies, as well as lights for consumers.

Environmental products often suffer from apparent comparative disadvantages. A manufacturer who does not care about energy conservation, pollution, or other negative consequences can make a cheap and effective product. The challenge for a manufacturer who makes an environmentally useful product is to design a product that remains competitive with the offerings of other companies. Careful […]

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One early productivity study measured the effect of lighting on the productivity of factory workers. Because this factory’s name was the Hawthorne Works, the productivity improvements are known as the Hawthorne Effect. More recent studies have shown that natural light is most effective for improving employees’ productivity, whether the employees work in a factory or […]

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Recently, compact fluorescent bulbs have become much more popular. Many nations have banned future sale of the traditional incandescent bulb, which uses much more energy and gives off much more heat. Compact fluorescents do have the potential to save homeowners money, as long as certain tips are followed. Like other fluorescent lights, compact fluorescents require […]

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