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"Bob-  Regarding your thoughts on SSL design - I'm going to take a guess that you ha…"

Dennis McCarthy replied Dec 6, 2012 to Are efficient LED bulbs worth the price?

58 Jan 7, 2013
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"Curt  Its the old adage you get what you pay for - some aspects of the current price…"

Dennis McCarthy replied Dec 5, 2012 to Are efficient LED bulbs worth the price?

58 Jan 7, 2013
Reply by Tom DelConte

"Curt-  The contention that current production LED luminiares run hot- Well it's tru…"

Dennis McCarthy replied Dec 5, 2012 to Are efficient LED bulbs worth the price?

58 Jan 7, 2013
Reply by Tom DelConte

"Curt - The math becomes a moot point when the incandescents are no longer available…"

Dennis McCarthy replied Dec 4, 2012 to Are efficient LED bulbs worth the price?

58 Jan 7, 2013
Reply by Tom DelConte

"Tom  I know the Philips product line well - I sell them and use them If my passiona…"

Dennis McCarthy replied Dec 4, 2012 to Are efficient LED bulbs worth the price?

58 Jan 7, 2013
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"Tom-  Help me understand the sense in using a lamp using 60 watts to produce 850 lu…"

Dennis McCarthy replied Dec 4, 2012 to Are efficient LED bulbs worth the price?

58 Jan 7, 2013
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" The one bit of news for folks switching to LED lighting next year-   I am pleasantl…"

Dennis McCarthy replied Dec 3, 2012 to Are efficient LED bulbs worth the price?

58 Jan 7, 2013
Reply by Tom DelConte

"Tom As a solid state lighting professional- lighting auditor, I want you and others…"

Dennis McCarthy replied Dec 3, 2012 to Are efficient LED bulbs worth the price?

58 Jan 7, 2013
Reply by Tom DelConte

"Timm  I think the focus of the story is how does one make this example of energy wa…"

Dennis McCarthy replied Oct 15, 2012 to How would you makeover Downton Abbey?

22 Oct 17, 2012
Reply by William Reid

" I had to chime in here my top 2 recommendations a walkthru of the castle while it i…"

Dennis McCarthy replied Oct 15, 2012 to How would you makeover Downton Abbey?

22 Oct 17, 2012
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