As indicated by the public comments from GE Lighting regarding California’s Title 20 LED Lamp requirements, the GE Reveal bulbs appear to be excluded because they “operate in white color space” that GE has found through internal research to be preferred by consumers.
Also, which bulb is most like sunlight?
A bulb with a minimum of 90 CRI is thought to reproduce sunlight quite satisfactorily. The Color Temperature is another quantitative measure indicating the type of spectrum. For the solar spectrum the temperature is T = 5800K and a bulb of 5500K is thought to be an excellent full spectrum light bulb.
Consequently, are T8 bulbs being discontinued?
US Department of Energy (DOE) regulations began phasing out various sizes of commercial fluorescent light bulbs in 2012. About all you can get today is the fluorescent workhorse of commercial lighting—the T81 bulb. By January 26, 2018 even T8s will be banned to align with new DOE energy efficiency standards.
Is GE still making light bulbs?
For the first time in its nearly 130-year history, General Electric will no longer be making and selling lightbulbs. GE is selling its lighting business to Savant Systems.
BOSTON—July 1, 2020—GE (NYSE:GE) announced today that it has completed the sale of its Lighting business to Savant Systems, Inc., creating GE Lighting, a Savant company.
Ketra LEDs dynamically shift throughout the day, providing the full range of sunlight—crisp and bright during the day, soft and warm at night. … Ketra introduces lighting technology that perfectly mimics sunlight, offering wellness and quality-of-life benefits to indoor occupants.
Many LED lighting suppliers will say that full-spectrum LED grow lights are the best option for growing plants because they mimic the natural light from the sun.
Fluorescent lights are by far the most economical and easy choice for houseplants. They come in tubes or compact bulbs (CFL) that screw into regular lamp sockets, and they’re cool enough to put close to plant foliage. … LED lights are also a low heat, energy-efficient artificial light source.
5000K Color Range
The quality of this light is bright and crisp. Small details stand out under this type of light because of the color contrast this crisp light offers. This LED color is best used in industrial spaces, such as factories, or other workplaces where details are important, such as surgery and exam rooms.
Warm white (3,000 to 4,000 Kelvin) is more yellowish-white. These bulbs are best suited for kitchens and bathrooms. … Daylight (5,000 to 6,500 Kelvin) has a more bluish tone. This light color will maximize contrast for colors, making it ideal for working, reading or applying makeup.