Wolfers Lighting Blog

Trending: Vintage Light Bulbs

Posted on Dec 26, 2015 by Andrea

It might seem like an oxymoron to say something that's vintage is trending, but the truth is vintage light bulbs are all the rage, and no wonder. It's hard to resist their warm glow. And the best part? Now you can combine your vintage look with modern LED technology. Talk about a win-win!

At Wolfers, we love this trend, and we're excited to help our customers with their vintage light bulb needs—whatever they may be.

Below are just some of our vintage light bulb offerings…

Beautiful vintage bulbs are in stock!

  1. Bulbrite is synonymous with nostalgia. At Wolfers, we stock the more traditional wattage vintage bulbs in 40w and 60w from Bulbrite, which describes its Nostalgic Signature Collection as "meticulously handcrafted to preserve the look of early 20th century lighting."

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  1. Tech Lighting's Alva Pendant. We're huge fans of Tech Lighting, and this lovely pendant doesn't disappoint. LEDs in the "base" of the glass lamp illuminate laser-etched "filaments" for an elegant take on the vintage look. Get your dose of nostalgia with the added convenience and longevity of LEDs.
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Topics: Staff Picks

LED Lighting: See It, Touch It, Take It Home!

Posted on Dec 18, 2015 by Kate

LED Lighting: See It, Touch It, Take It Home!

There are so many good reasons to embrace LED technology. For example, today’s LED bulbs can be six to seven times more energy efficient than conventional incandescent lights and cut energy use by more than 80 percent.

This month, we're ALL about LEDs in our "See it, touch it, take it home" promotion. Below are just some of the featured selections you can expect to see when you stop by one of our lighting showrooms.

  1. SlimSurface LED Downlight from Philips Lightolier. Philips is a brand name that's synonymous with quality lighting. Its SlimSurface LED Downlight can work in a variety of situations where recessed would not be cost effective or even possible.

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This versatile LED mounts directly to a junction box, is 5/8” thick, and looks like a recessed light. Use it for a wide variety if indoor/outdoor applications, including kitchens, bathrooms, offices, and more...

Fantastic Benefits:

  • The thinnest available solution with an integral driver for existing J-Boxes or new construction
  • Surface mounting fits any ceiling and solves the problem of limited plenum space
  • Easy to install on standard j-boxes
  • Architecturally pleasing due to its narrow profile
  • Provides an affordable alternative to Air-Seal IC recessed housings or Fire-Rated boxes
  • Choice of design with square and round apertures
  • Glare controlling lens for comfortable light distribution
  • Wet location listing allows for use in showers and bathrooms
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Topics: LED

Happy Holidays from Wolfers Lighting!

Posted on Dec 12, 2015 by Andrea

Happy Holidays From Wolfers Lighting!

On behalf of everyone at Wolfers Lighting, we want to wish you and your family happy holidays! It's been a great year at Wolfers, and we have our fabulous customers and staff to thank.

We're especially excited for 2016 as we mark our 85th year in business. More to come on that, but in the meantime, here are our holiday hours between now and the end of the year.

We will be closing early Wednesday, December 16 at 3:00pm.

The week of December 21

  • Thursday, December 24th – Closed
  • Friday, December 25th – Closed
  • Saturday, December 26th – Normal Business Hours
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Exterior Lighting Fixtures that Wow! Just Ask Wyndham Boston…

Posted on Dec 07, 2015 by admin

We recently completed a project with The Wyndham Boston Hotel, where they changed up the exterior lighting fixtures on its façade. See the before-and-after photos below for comparison.

Before and After Installing LED Wall Washers at the Wyndham Boston

The new LED replacements (as seen on the right) throw much more light and add more visual interest to the building in general. Below, you'll find details regarding the lighting product Wyndham chose.

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