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Look Here for Light Bulb Deals July 13, 2012

Posted by bowmanlamps in Cold Cathode, compact fluorescent, HID Lighting, LED lighting, light bulb.
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Need a light bulb?  How about and LED or CFL?  Or maybe you need an exit sign combo unit. Look here an dsee som summer savings from bowmanlamps.com.

LED Dimmable 8W A19
Comp. to a 40W Incandescent
List Price 18.50
Sale Price $11.99
35% Savings!

Enclosed 175 Watt Standard Probe Start Metal Halide, E39 Base
List Price $10.34
Sale Price $7.99
33% Savings!

Mini 4 Watt CFL Light Bulb, SpringLight, Cool White 4100K Color
List Price $6.50
Sale Price $2.47
62% Savings!

LED 1 Watt Combo Exit & Emergency Sign Battery Backup
List Price $56.00
Sale Price $34.95
38% Savings!

Frosted 3 Watt Cold Cathode
Flame Tip Candelabra 27K
List Price $8.99
Sale Price $4.42
51% Savings!

32W Spring Light, Warm White 27K Comp. 125W Incandescent
List Price $8.99
Sale Price $3.75
57% Savings!

26 Watt White Wall Sconce, 15″, Soft White 26 W PL Lamp Incl.
List Price $32.99
Sale Price $7.75
76% Savings!

14 Watt R40 InstaBright CFL Comp.60 Watt Incandescent
List Price $11.90
Sale Price $4.49
62% Savings!

Three Lamp T8 Wet Location Fluorescent Fixture
List Price $97.99
Sale Price $74.99
32% Savings!

Warm White InstaBrigh A-Lamp 14W  CFL Replaces 60W Incandescent
List Price $8.29
Sale Price $2.69
67% Savings!

13 W 2-pin Quad Lamp Instant Start 27K, 10,000 Hour
List Price $5.50
Sale Price $3.45
38% Savings!

Pack of 48 Warm White G25 CFL Globes 4W = 25W Incandescent
List Price $362.40
Sale Price $118
68% Savings!

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Buy American! CFL Light Bulbs Assembled in the USA June 26, 2012

Posted by bowmanlamps in Buy American, compact fluorescent, light bulb.
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It’s no secret.  Most compact fluorescent (CFL) light bulbs are manufactured in China. What is somebody who wants to buy American to do?

Rather than sit in the dark, go here and purchase CFL light bulbs assembled in the U.S.A. by TCP, the leader in energy-efficient lighting.  While most of its products are manufactured in China, the company has initiated an Assembled in the USA line.

At it’s facility outside of Cleveland, Ohio the company is assembling its popular ultra compact, 23-Watt Pro Series T3 Full SpringLamp™ CFL light bulb. Measuring in at 4.5 inches long by 2.4 inches wide, the 23-watt lamp replaces a 100-Watt incandescent light bulb.  It uses about 75% less energy, and lasts on average 12,000 hours.

Features include:

•Completely assembled in the U.S.A.
•Ultra high efficiency ballast to increase lumen output
•Lateral cathode design to optimize thermal efficiency
•Exclusive end of life circuitry
•Long life, 12,000 hours average rated life
•New design and construction improves lumen maintenance
•Energy Star® qualified
•Warm white 2700K light color resembles a standard incandescent
•1650 lumens
•Fast start
•Backed by a 24-month warranty

TCP states, “This ENERGY STAR® qualified CFL further enhances TCP’s line-up of energy efficient CFLS that pave the way for a smooth transition into the new era of energy efficient lighting mandates.” And while the light bulbs cost a little more, the price is competitive with other, high quality lamps. The CFLs are ideal for use in table and floor lamps, chandeliers, recessed cans, bare bulb fixtures, ceiling fixtures, desk lamps, and covered outdoor fixtures.

Click here to order a 12-pack of the Assembled in the USA light bulbs today.

www.bowmanlamps.com is an online resource for energy-saving compact fluorescent light bulbs, specialty lamps, LED bulbs, fixtures, exit signs and emergency lights, fluorescent linear lamps, ballasts, high intensity discharge lamps (HID) and lighting accessories. Whether you need one hard-to-find replacement lamp or lights for a whole building, check us out!

Light Ideas! Get CLF & LED Light Bulbs for Christmas & Holiday Gifts December 8, 2011

Posted by bowmanlamps in air freshener, compact fluorescent, compact fluorescent light bulbs, lumen output number, energy savings, dimmable CFL, LED lighting, light bulb.
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My father LOVES light bulbs. He marvels at all the new shapes and energy-saving improvements introduced each year – and can’t wait to try them.

Whether you know somebody like him, somebody environmentally conscious, or somebody just interested in saving some green (dollars that is), these light bulbs will please. Try a few for Christmas, holiday, hostess and even birthday gift. All bulbs are manufactured by TCP Inc., the leader in energy-efficient lighting.

Simply elegant! TCP LED A-Bulbs

LED Light BulbLED dimmable 8-Watt A-19 lamp (light bulb), offers warm white 3000K light comparable to a 40-Watt incandescent light bulb.  Ideal for use in table lamps, chandeliers, wall sconces, and ceiling fans. The lamps offer smooth, uniform dimming from 100% to 5%. These energy-efficient light bulbs use 80% less energy than a standard 40W incandescent, last over 35,000 hours, and meet all industry performance requirements for non-standard lamps. Check it out here. Need LED PAR floodlights instead? Shop here.

 

Bright now! Then not-so-bright! You choose.

Fully Dimmable CFL R20 floodlightTruDim Technology by TCP offers the first fully dimmable CFL light bulb series which match an incandescent, dimming down 100% to 2% with no annoying flicker. But unlike incandescents, TruDim lamps are long-lasting and energy-efficient. Select from R40 floodlights,  R30 floodlights, R20 floodlights, traditional A-Lamp, G25 Globes, or 23 Watt Spiral.  Shop here.


Ahhh. Fresh air. With a light bulb!
 

air freshener light bulbFresh2 is a revolutionary light bulb that safely breaks down odors, while providing energy-efficient light. A healthy alternative to traditional, chemically based air fresheners. Simply turn on your light and fresh2 begins eliminating odors in just 10 minutes! Making it ideal anywhere you have persistent odors. Now through January 15th two-pack marked down from $25.99 to $16.99. Look here.


Little bulb. Lot of light.

These little cuties use only 42 Watts of electricity, but give off 150 Watts. Offered here in the 3500K, cool, crisp white light color.  Ideal work lights for use in garages, basements, work areas – even table lamps. Compact 5.7 inch by 2.4 inch size and standard medium (E26) base fits most applications. A member of the TCP PRO series family, lamp life is 12,000 hours. Get them here.

Ready to Switch Light Bulbs?

The U.S. effeciency standards will remove 100 Watt incandescent bulbs from store shelves in January 2012. Make the switch easy with TCP CFLs or LEDs from bowmanlamps.com.

TCP LED Floodlights Earn ENERGY STAR® November 22, 2011

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AURORA, Ohio, Nov. 17, 2011 — /PRNewswire/ — TCP, the leader in energy efficient lighting technology is excited to announce its LED lamp series of products that feature a powerful combination of category-leading performance, function, and value, have earned the ENERGY STAR® certification. TCP is excited that its LEDs now carry ENERGY STAR, further confirming TCP’s commitment, with one of the largest number of ENERGY STAR qualified lamps in the industry.

TCP’s LED lamps provide the industry’s best directional light output performance, by combining the world’s leading LED driver componentry, optical design and manufacturing capability, making them excellent alternatives to traditional PAR halogens.  Our LEDs utilize an aesthetically pleasing aluminum housing which provides excellent heat dissipation and high efficiency.  Plus, our LEDs use the highest-quality lamp optics, which are precision manufactured for perfect directional light beam control, with no annoying “hot spots” or beam washout effect.  Achieving the ENERGY STAR solidifies TCP LEDs in the market.

“We are excited that our LED series has earned the ENERGY STAR,” says Vice President of Marketing at TCP, Jim Crowcroft. “Our LED strategy has been to produce products that exceed the ENERGY STAR requirements and provide them at a value price.  Achieving ENERGY STAR for our LEDs is a great achievement.”

TCP’s LED lamps include PAR20, PAR30, PAR38 applications, and are all available in either narrow flood (25 degree) and flood (40 degree) beam spreads.  These lamps are perfect for a wide variety of general lighting applications. All of TCP’s LEDs dim uniformly down to 0%, with no color-shifting, hum or annoying “flicker.”  Also, the center-beam candlepower (CBCP) performance exceeds halogen and other LED products with similar beam angles, while providing very uniform beam patterns.  These LED lamps exceed the industry standards in lumen requirements for 90W PAR38, 75W PAR30, and 45W PAR20 applications.  A complete listing of TCP’s ENERGY STAR qualified LED lamps can be found at EnergyStar.gov.  Bowman Lamps carries the full line of  TCP LED products here.

TCP is the global leader in energy efficient lighting innovations dedicated to creating high-quality products that are brighter, longer lasting and better for the environment.  From its U.S. headquarters outside Cleveland, Ohio, the company markets a variety of energy efficient lighting products for professional, specifier and consumer markets under several brands including TCP, TCP Pro, SpringLight™, DuraBright™, Lightstyles™ and TCP EcoVations™.  TCP’s extensive product line includes compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), LED lamps and fixtures, halogen lamps, cold cathode lamps, exit and emergency lighting, HID, decorative and outdoor fixtures, as well as a linear fixtures, lamps, and ballast offerings.  TCP is a privately held company employing more than 200 people in Northeast Ohio.  For more information, visit us at http://www.tcpi.com or call (800) 324-1496.

Compact Fluorescent, LED, & Even Incandescent Light Bulbs Meeting Bulb Act Requirements November 2, 2011

Posted by bowmanlamps in compact fluorescent light bulbs, lumen output number, energy savings, dimmable CFL, light bulb.
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Dimmable PAR30 LampWith an eye toward energy conservation, the United States is mandating better performance from a common, everyday  item – the light bulb.  Over the next few years, standard light bulbs will be phased out in favor of more energy efficient options, leaving some people to hoard their favorite incandescent bulbs.

 This is not necessary. Advances in technology have made energy-efficient, high quality bulbs available at affordable prices – and within the standards established in the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007 (commonly referred to as the Bulb Act). Consumers may choose from compact fluorescent lamps (CFL), LED, and even improved-efficiency halogen-incandescents. (While not as energy efficient as CFLs or LEDs, the bulbs provide energy savings of about 28%. Look for  EcoVantage bulbs at  Home Depot.)

 One of the main arguments against CFL and LED bulbs is they do not dim.  However there are lines of fully dimmable CFL and LEDs.  Check out the TCP TruDim series here.  And the TCP dimmable LED series here. Those who do not like the spiral shape of CFLs can choose from a variety of covered options – even ones that look like standard light bulbs.  You would never know there is a CFL hidden inside.  And the TCP LED line is simply elegant.

Light bulb packaging requirements are also improving to meet the needs of more discerning shoppers. Bulbs are no longer being described just by wattage (how much energy is used), but by lumens (how much light is generated). In addition, packaging now includes annual usage cost, life expectancy, light appearance, wattage, mercury content – everything a consumer needs to know to make an informed decision.

 So there is no need to fret over light bulbs.  Just go to your nearest  big box store or look online and see what  lighting is available.

The Bulb Eater® Lamp Crusher: Recycling Fluorescent Light Bulbs Looks Like Fun! October 27, 2011

Posted by bowmanlamps in fluorescent lamp recycling, lamp crusher, lighting, linear fluorescent lamps.
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I have got to get me one of these! The Bulb Eater® Lamp Crusher is advertized as:

  • Eliminating spent fluorescent light storage hassles
  • Improving safety in the work environment
  • And cutting costs

Simply put, the Bulb Eater crushes lamps of any size while filtering out mercury vapors. Over 1350 4 ft. T8 bulbs can be crushed into one 55 gallon drum.  All this in preparation for  fluorescent lamp recycling.  Beyond that, it just looks like fun.  Watch and see.

Bowman lamps has an endless supply of  T8 and T5 linear lamps to feed your machine. Be sure to use them to light your space first.

Get a case of 40  4-foot 28-Watt T5  fluorescent lamps at only $2 per tube.

Or find other linear lamps and products here.

Lighting Conspiracy? There is a Reason Your Light Bulbs Burn Out Quickly October 5, 2011

Posted by bowmanlamps in compact fluorescent, compact fluorescent light bulbs, lumen output number, energy savings.
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Imagine light bulbs that keep on  lighting long after you’ve lived your life and gone.  A 2010 European documentary “The Light Bulb Conspiracy” outlines how planned obsolescence was introduced in the early 20th century with light bulbs – and it’s all designed to keep us buying and buying and buying. Fortuneately, the trend for light bulbs seems to be moving in the other direction. Check out a few here at bowmanlamps.com.

These LED Floodlights Kick Butt! Choose TCP PAR38 or PAR30 July 5, 2011

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It’s not often we get excited about a light bulb, but these litte cuties stir up the ooohs and aaaahs.  

n:fusion PAR38BowmanLamps.com is pleased to announce the addition of the PAR38 and PAR30 floodlight series by TCP.  These fully dimmable LED lamps are simply the best LED floodlights available.  Without a doubt, they offer:

  • World’s best LED Chip technology, providing exceptional light output, lamp efficiency and color stability
  • High-efficiency thermal management system improving lamp performance and extending lamp life
  • Unique TCP-designed optical components maximizing light output and control beam angles as well as light dispersion
  • World’s most advanced LED driver technology featuring integrated chip controller for optimizedpower management and full feature functionality

Energy sipping TCP LED PAR38 and PAR30 lamps offer full dimmability all the way down to 0%, just like a PAR halogen.  And, you can select from 24% narrow beam or 40% wide beam. The 30K  light color makes the lamps perfect replacements for energy intense halogen lamps, saving 80 to 90 percent.

Rugged construction.  No glass to break. And no mercury – used in compact fluorescent lamps – requiring recycling.

Offering over 1000 lumens, the lamps are ideal for use in track lighting, display cases, recessed cans – any place you would use a traditional incandescent or halogen PAR lamp.  And, the lamps offer unparalleled efficiency – 60+ Lumens Per Watt (LPW).  ENERGY STAR® sets its standard at 45 LPW.

These are simply the best on the market today.  Choose from:

PAR38 Wide Beam

PAR38 Narrow Beam

PAR 30 Wide Beam

PAR30 Narrow Beam

Use coupon code nfusion1 for 10 percent off your order.

Good Deal on Energy Efficient Light Fixtures – Clearance Priced, Bulb Included June 8, 2011

Posted by bowmanlamps in compact fluorescent light bulbs, lumen output number, energy savings, Energy-saving Light Fixtures, hospitality lighting.
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wall sconce clearanceWhether you need one or a whole project’s worth, these energy-efficient wall sconces are good-looking and easy-on-the budget. Originally sold for $32.99, the end-lot pieces are selling for only $10.50 each plus shipping.  Replace your current incandescent fixtures with these long-lasting ceiling fixtures. Save on utility costs. Reduce energy consumption

 The 26-watt (comparable to a 100-watt incandescent) white wall sconce fixture features an elegant glass alabaster diffuser on a white-finished base, and measures 15 inches x 7.5 inches x 4 inches. Units are ideal for hotel lighting, apartment complexes, offices, nursing homes and homes – anywhere a standard wall sconce is used. A  26-watt, soft white PL lamp (bulb) is included with each fixture. The compact fluorescent lamp averages 10,000 hours of use. 

Specs:

  • Watts: 26
  • Incandescent Comparison: 100 Watts
  • Finish: Textured White / Alabaster Glass
  • Initial Lumens: 1600
  • Diameter: 15 inches
  • Lamp: 26 Watt PL Lamp, Soft White

Purchase as many as you need here.  Use Coupon Code freeship for free shipping on orders over $100.  

Contractors and building maintenance supervisors e-mail customerservice@bowmanlamps.com  for bulk pricing.

The offer remains as long as the supply lasts.  How will you use these elegant, durable,  light fixtures?

TCP Introduces New CFL Products at Hardware Show May 11, 2011

Posted by bowmanlamps in compact fluorescent, dimmable CFL, hospitality lighting.
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Wow! It looks like TCP has some great new products. Some are even available now at bowmanlamps.com. Go here to purchase some of the new TruDim fully dimmable CFL light bulbs.

Or read the press release below.  

AURORA, Ohio, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — TCP, the world’s leading manufacturer of energy efficient lighting solutions, is introducing an extensive array of new compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) products and product enhancements at this week’s Hardware Show in Las Vegas, NV.  These exciting new products, introduced under the TCP Lightstyles™ brand name, further enhance TCP’s comprehensive offering of energy efficient CFLs and pave the way for a smooth transition into the government mandated move away from inefficient incandescent light bulbs.

Leading the product line-up are TCP’s new high-performance dimmable CFLs.  These lamps reach full brightness in seconds and dim smoothly down to 2% with zero low-end flicker.  The patent-pending micro-chip ballast componentry featuring GreenChip™ Technology by NXP helps to better manage lamp voltage, resulting in unprecedented dimming performance.  “These lamps combine powerful performance with intelligent design,” said Jim Connolly, Sr. Vice President – Retail, of TCP.  “TCP Lightstyles™ dimming CFLs perform just like an incandescent, but unlike an incandescent, provide the highest levels of energy efficiency and long life.”    

Additionally, the new Lightstyles™ family includes an expanded line of InstaBright™ and instant start products, offering even better CFL lamp performance.  These new non-dimming CFLs also feature TCP’s micro-chip technology to speed start-up and run-up time by more than 100% vs. the previous generation of products.  These CFLs also offer a rated life of 18 years – more than double that of most CFLs available today.

TCP is also introducing its new Remote Controlled CFL System featuring integrated wireless communication capability.  These lamps can be fully controlled from anywhere inside the house using the handheld remote.  This exciting new technology allows an unlimited number of CFLs to be programmed to one of four different “channels” on the remote.      

TCP has also upgraded many of its popular InstaBright fast-starting covered CFLs to include Armor Coat™ technology as a standard feature.  Armor Coat™ is a durable polymer coating that keeps the glass and bulb contents contained in case of breakage. The coating creates something similar to a protective skin around the bulb that gives peace of mind to the user without sacrificing any of the light output or performance.  This bulb is safe for use in kids’ rooms, around pets, and food preparation areas.  Now the industry’s fastest starting CFLs are also the safest.  

TCP is the global leader in energy efficient lighting innovations dedicated to creating high-quality products that are brighter, longer lasting and better for the environment.  From its U.S. headquarters outside Cleveland, Ohio, the company markets a variety of energy efficient lighting products for professional, specifier and consumer markets under several brands including TCP, TCP Pro, SpringLight™, DuraBright™ Lightstyles™, and TCP EcoVations™.  TCP’s extensive product line includes compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), LED lamps and fixtures, halogen lamps, cold cathode lamps, exit and emergency lighting, HID, decorative and outdoor fixtures, as well as a linear fixtures, lamps, and ballast offerings.  TCP is a privately held company employing more than 200 people in Northeast Ohio.  For more information, visit us at www.tcpi.com or call (800) 324-1496.