Posts by Jim Luegge

Ask the Engineer

Watts and Lumens – Old and New – Complicated or Simplified??

November 27, 2012 - Ask most folks what light they have above the kitchen sink and common response is: “A 60 (or 75) watt”. More recently the answer might be: “A CFL (Compact Fluorescent Lamp)”. Much like the Dylan song….”The Times They Are A-Changin’”, new lamp terminology is being tossed around like a hot – well…incandescent light bulb. A... Read More