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Wrap Lenses 101: Efficacy vs Efficiency

Wrap Lenses 101: Efficacy vs Efficiency

Whenever you flick a light switch it’s easy to forget how much science is behind the light you use. It’s easy to head down to Walmart, pick up a pack of bulbs, pop off those wrap lenses and stick one in the empty socket. How many people does it take to screw in a light bulb? You – just you.…

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DIY Fluorescent Light Saber Project

DIY Fluorescent Light Saber Project

Don’t worry, it’s NOT a TRAP! Last month the new Star Wars trailer was released to much fanatical fan fervor. Once people composed themselves enough and were able to wipe away those last few blurry tears they went at it on the internet breaking the trailer down and discussing its high and low points. Just what all the new characters,…

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Innovative Bar Lighting Ideas

Innovative Bar Lighting Ideas

If you’ve followed our blog at Diffuser Specialist, we’re certain you’ve come to enjoy our articles full of useful information about home lighting products and repair. Another thing you may have noticed about our blog is that we also love trailblazing lighting design installations that turn simple fluorescent lighting solutions into wondrous works of art. Today we’re going to have…

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Recessed Lighting 101: Channel Mounts

Recessed Lighting 101: Channel Mounts

At Diffuser Specialist, our highlighted area of expertise tends to center around large, area lighting and industrial fluorescent light fixtures. What you may not know is that we also care about the much smaller, more aesthetic niches of lighting that offer a sense of character and hospitality to your home. Today we’re going to take a look at a simple…

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Smart Lighting: The Wave of the Future

Smart Lighting: The Wave of the Future

Over the last five years, there has been a push to introduce smart technology into the home.  Refrigerators are smart, T.Vs are smart, and now, so is lighting.  While the push towards smart lighting has been slow, the possibilities now seem endless for this new lighting fad.  But could the push for smart technology in the home end up costing…

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LED- the Wave of ‘Green’ Lighting

LED- the Wave of ‘Green’ Lighting

LED light fixture parts bulbs, light-emitting diodes, are a new source of light created by the lighting industry with high energy-efficiency compared to standard incandescent bulbs. LEDs are however priced at about 20 times above the cost of old-fashioned incandescent light (more…)

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