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 •  July 4, 2015

Buying lighting for your home is a lot more fun these days thanks to advances in LED technology.
"Designers are having a heyday. They get to do anything with shapes," said David Gray, sales manager of the professionals division for Lamps Plus, a West Coast-based online retailer.
"It used to be if you had a bar with crystals, there would have to ...

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

 •  July 4, 2015

General Electric's third generation of GE Lighting's A-line ENERGY STARĀ®-qualified LED bulbs, the industry's first ENERGY STAR-qualified LEDs, give consumers greater control and flexibility in their home while offering a familiar shape, size and ...

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

 •  April 18, 2015

Examples of the trend included Matt Hutton's walnut or cherry coffee table, a group of connecting circles. The furniture designer calls the table, which is available in three sizes, "Crop Circles." (studio24b.com)
Aaron Scott, a furniture and lighting designer, blends his affection for Pacific Northwest topography with an interest in geometry and ...

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

 •  March 14, 2015

By the editors of Consumer Reports
Light bulbs used to be boring, said Consumer Reports. Dimming was about as high-tech as they got. But some LEDs have the potential to be much more, thanks to semiconductor chips and electronic circuitry. Some can alter the color of the light they shine, and others claim to help adjust your energy levels and mood. ...

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

 •  February 27, 2015

The 34th annual Duquesne Light Home & Garden Show, which opens Friday at the David Lawrence Convention Center, will have some of the latest home technology and the experts who can explain how to use it.
Smart home technology is everywhere from appliances to light bulbs. Many items can be controlled by an app of some sort, and that makes living ...

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

 •  December 16, 2006

It's almost that time of year again for Westinghouse Electric Co. spokesman Vaughn Gilbert -- the time when his phone rings with questions about decorative Christmas bulbs. Mr. Gilbert tries to break the news delicately. "I tell them we don't make Christmas lights," said Mr. Gilbert. "We make nuclear power plants." Almost a decade after the end of...