16 May '11, 2pm

LightFair: Are Lighting Networks Doomed? And Why Whales Cause Greenhouse Gases: Who is responsible for the gre...

Who is responsible for the greenhouse gases wreaking havoc on our environment? Whales. And Thomas Edison. When Edison was inventing the light bulb, he chose components and design conventions that would allow the incandescent light bulb to mimic the color and quality of existing lights, said Don Peifer, the co-founder of LED fixture maker Lunera. (Before Lunera, he served as a lighting designer for Annie Leibovitz among others). “It harkens back to the primordial flame,” he said in a meeting at the company’s offices. Edison’s bulb changed the world, but the incandescent bulb is also somewhat inefficient: 95 percent of their power goes to heat, not light. The color of incandescent light, though, remains highly popular with consumers and is one of the reasons solid state lighting has yet to fully take off. You’ll be hearing a lot about solid state lighting and Edison this wee...

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