| Four Inch LED Downlights
The four inch led recessed downlight market has been thin on product to date, but that's about to change as new four inch LED modules are set to be released from both Cree and Halo.
The Incandescent Bulb Phase Out
New government restrictions are just around the corner, starting in 2012 with the phase-out of the 100W incandescent light bulb. We take a look at this slightly confusing subject and show you how LED light bulbs can fill the gap.
Lighting Science Group
We're happy to announce that we now carry LED lighting products from Lighting Science Group. This company is making some of the best LED light bulbs we've come across and should prove to be a strong addition to the Polar-Ra
Philips Wins the L Prize
It's a great day for Philips as their LED 60 watt incandescent replacement bulb, set to debut in early 2012, wins the Department of Energy's L Prize and picks up a $10 million award.
Lighting Facts Labels Coming in 2012
Starting in January 2012 and coinciding with the phase out of the 100 watt incandescent bulb, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will require that all medium screw-base light bulbs be packaged with the new Lighting Facts label. The label is designed to h
Cree CR Series LED Troffers
The all new Cree CR Series LED architectural troffers are an exceptional and unrivaled fluorescent troffer replacement designed for commercial lighting applications. Let's begin with some basics: The series includes the CR24 (2'x4'), CR22 (2'x2'), and CR1
Decoding the Lumen
A new term for most LED light bulb shoppers is the lumen. Just what is it? What does it tell me about the lighting I’m buying? How can I compare lumens to watts? These are a few of the questions we’ll discuss.
Downlights, Downlights, Downlights!
Downlights, downlights, downlights, which one to choose?! Here at Polar-Ray.com, we carry three manufacturers offering downlights: Cree, Halo and Sylvania. A downlight is just that, a light engineered to fit within a recessed lighting fixture (sometimes c
WSJ Article - Most Still Ignorant of Lighting Changes
A recent Wall Street Journal article highlighting the upcoming incandescent phase out details how most people, including employees at stores selling LED light bulbs, are unaware or uneducated about using LEDs to light your home or business.
Welcome to the Polar-Ray Blog
Welcome to our blog on all things LED and Plasma lighting! The main goal of the blog is to provide our readers with up-to-date information on the latest news, products and happenings in both the LED and Plasma lighting world.