Lighting

Best of 2008

It’s been quite the year for lighting – whether it was clearing up misconceptions about CFLs, advances in LED lights, alternatively powered lights, or creatively upcycled light fixtures – there’s been a lot to get excited about. We’re looking forward to upcoming advances in lighting technology, and look out for some new LED reviews in the New Year.

Jump below for our favorite lighting posts of 2008 ...Posts shown above are in bold:

Compact Fluourescents Lights (CLF)
• Top Ten: Myths about CFLs Debunked
• Roundup: Best CFLs
• Recycling Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
• Deciphering the Color Rendering Index [CRI]
Or, Why CFLs Still Don't Look All That Good
• Roundup: All About CFLs

Light Emitting Diodes (LED)
• Green Lighting: Solar Powered LED Pavers
• Where To Use LEDs In Your Home... Right Now
• LED Constellation Lamp by Kenzan Tsutakawa-Chinn
• LED Green Street Address Numbers
• LED Lights for Your Home

Creative Upcycled Light Fixtures
• Trend Watch: Plastic Bottle Lighting
• Look! Current Event Light Fixtures in Hotel Boheme
• Junk Chandeliers
• Look! Yogurt Container Lampshade
• Bulbs Unlimited: Recycle Spent Bulbs Into Light Fixtures

Lighting Alternatives
• Velux Sun Tunnel Skylights
• Look!: Solar-Powered Light Stickers
• Green Ideas: Energy Seed A Lamp Powered by Recycled Batteries
• Wind-lit: Solar

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