[vcf-midatlantic] OT: LED lights

Evan Koblentz evan at snarc.net
Thu Mar 10 09:59:48 EST 2016

>>>>> You want the ceiling lights to accentuate the features
>>> Speaking of which: InfoAge took the cheapest/fastest route to getting a
>>> C= ertificate of Occupancy for the building, which meant ugly
>>> fluorescent li= ghts on the ceiling. :(  Post-VCF season, when we
>>> (hopefully) will have m= ore money and (definitely) will have time to
>>> spend, we can look into prop= er lighting.
>> I recently replaced my garage/workshop fluorescent lights with LED lighting.
>> They have a similar form -- long tubes -- but they give off a much brighter
>> and whiter light.  Food for thought.
> I replaced my workshop lights this past weekend with the LED bulbs also.  They weren't cheap and for the price I don't think it was worth it.  They weren't that much brighter or whiter compared to a good bulb after a few minutes of warmup.  They were Instant on though.
> Which brand lights did you use?   I know you get what you pay for.
> I paid about $25 a bulb with tax at Home Depot.  So 50 bucks a fixture isn't cheap just for bulbs.
> Cheers,
> Corey

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