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New Leapfrog Lighting PAR Series Now Among the Most Efficient Spec-Quality Bulbs—at a Lowered Cost

PAR30-shopify-collection_grande Leapfrog Lighting’s industry-standard Energy Star certified PAR LED bulbs are now higher-efficiency at a lower cost. The Leapfrog Lighting PAR bulbs have always been known for consistency bulb-to-bulb and stringent color qualities.

“This isn’t about revolutionary change,” explained Stephen Naor, CEO of Leapfrog Lighting. “Our PAR line was already among the best for what we call Total Light Quality. We’re improving what was already a top performing lamp. We are evolving all quality characteristics, with incremental gains in all areas of quality, including coverage, glare, fall off, and color temperature control. The big news is the increased efficiency and lower price.”

With18 models available for each bulb style and with a choice of CRIs of 81 or 95 —even the most demanding business or display application can be implemented. Leapfrog Lighting’s PAR bulbs are popular with art galleries, museums and high-end retail stores where environment and product display is critical. CRI is a quantitative measure of a bulbs ability to reproduce colors faithfully.

 

All Leapfrog Lighting PAR lamps are available in 18 specifications. The above chart is for the PAR 38.
All Leapfrog Lighting PAR lamps are available in 18 specifications. Illustrated is the PAR 38.

 

The bulbs are generally suited for any application where color consistency and display quality is critical, but is also often chosen for pleasing office environments, general household lighting or for any suitable fixture where consistent quality is desirable. “Without doubt, the PAR line are among the most efficient bulbs on the market,” explained Mr. Naor. “But our PAR line is designed for anyone who wants that efficiency without compromising color, consistency, light quality.”

Minimum expected lifetime is 40,000 hours. All bulbs are dimmable, and flicker free down to 10% light output. The Energy Star certification applies to the 3000K versions of the bulbs in all of PAR 20, 30 and 38. These 3000K bulbs are available with various CRIs (from 80 to 82) and beam angles (from 24 degrees to 60 degrees)—18 models available. All bulbs, are CUL certified.

The bulbs are distributed through some select distributors, and direct to customers and trades. They are also available online in the Leapfrog Lighting shop.

A lighting toolkit that proves employees can be more productive under better light

A lighting toolkit that proves employees can be more productive under better light

Those in the lighting industry, or, more specifically, those studying the effects of light on health, know that workplace lighting has an impact on the health and productivity of employees. Most companies, however, rarely (if ever) make decisions about lighting upgrades based on these “human-related” factors. The question is, if companies could be provided withMore >More >

Why it was time the invention of the blue LED was recognized for a Nobel Prize

Why it was time the invention of the blue LED was recognized for a Nobel Prize

This month, Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, and Shuji Nakamura were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics for the invention of “efficient blue light-emitting diodes (LEDs) which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources”. Why is the creation of the blue LED a significant achievement worth the Nobel Prize? Essentially, these three scientists figuredMore >More >

New Research Poll: The Majority of Business Owners and Managers Prefer to Finance the Upfront Costs of LED Lighting Implementation

New Research Poll: The Majority of Business Owners and Managers Prefer to Finance the Upfront Costs of LED Lighting Implementation

A new poll commissioned by Leapfrog Lighting verifies a preference for financing the implementation costs of LED lighting. A total of 66.3% of business owners and managers indicated a preference to finance. Of these, 20.2% indicated yes unconditionally, 32.1% yes but dependent on the terms, and 14% yes, when the time was right. Only 16.5%More >More >

LED lighting and the MacAdam Ellipse

LED lighting and the MacAdam Ellipse

If you look closely at the fine print in the technical datasheets or product boxes of lighting products, you will find reference to an ANSI specification C78.377-2008, which is associated with Correlated Color Temperature (CCT). This specification sets standards, or more specifically, tolerances, for color consistency among light sources. How these tolerances—what is considered anMore >More >

July 23, 2014 (PRWEB): Most Business Owners Use or Plan to Use LED Bulbs; Half Delay Implementing Due to Upfront Costs: Leapfrog Lighting Poll

July 23, 2014 (PRWEB): Most Business Owners Use or Plan to Use LED Bulbs; Half Delay Implementing Due to Upfront Costs: Leapfrog Lighting Poll

A new survey from Leapfrog Lighting reveals upfront cost as the leading reason for delay in implementing LED lamps in the workplace, even though 81.9 per cent ultimately install or plan to install. http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb12043319.htm Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The upfront installation cost of retrofitting workplaces with LED bulbs is the main stumbling blockMore >More >

New Research Reveals That the Majority of Business Owners Use, or Plan to Use, LED Bulbs, Although Half or Them Delayed Due to Upfront Costs

New Research Reveals That the Majority of Business Owners Use, or Plan to Use, LED Bulbs, Although Half or Them Delayed Due to Upfront Costs

As an industry, we’ve done a great job, according to a new research poll, educating users on the energy benefits and durability of LED bulbs. We seem to have been less convincing on the issue of upfront cost. A new survey of 200 business owners and managers revealed that upfront cost is the leading reasonMore >

July 11, 2014 (PRWEB): New Poll from Leapfrog Lighting: 31.4 Per Cent of Business Owners Name Lighting Quality as the Main Reason They Use LED Lighting, Highlighting its Rising Importance

July 11, 2014 (PRWEB): New Poll from Leapfrog Lighting: 31.4 Per Cent of Business Owners Name Lighting Quality as the Main Reason They Use LED Lighting, Highlighting its Rising Importance

Although saving energy was expected to top the list of reasons business owners use LED lighting, a surprising 31.4 per cent chose either consistent quality of light, pleasant environment, or pleasing display quality as their main reason. http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb12012694.htm Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 While it may seem self-evident that energy savings would be theMore >More >

Randomized Research Poll: After Energy Savings, the Majority of Business Owners Choose Lighting Quality as the Main Reason They Use LED Lighting

Randomized Research Poll: After Energy Savings, the Majority of Business Owners Choose Lighting Quality as the Main Reason They Use LED Lighting

It’s a given that energy savings is still the most important factor in choice of LED lighting, however a recent independent poll of business owners and managers highlights the growing importance of quality. Fully 31.4 per cent chose consistent quality of light, pleasant environment and pleasing display quality as their main reason for choosing LED—overMore >More >


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