Archive for August 2012 | Monthly archive page

Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery, celebrating its 41st birthday in 2012, has a bright future. Now bathed in the electroluminescence of 200 newly retrofitted LED lamps its collection of American-made craft comes alive.

The gallery, housed in a century-old building, had some shadows on the showroom floor that left pockets of artwork in the dark. 

The electrical capacity of the building at 1421 Pearl Street had reached its limit and the number of energy-hungry halogen bulbs that could be used was at a maximum. The directors discovered that it was possible to increase brightness, reduce energy consumption and qualify for up to 45% in rebates by replacing T12 fluorescent and halogen bulbs with T8 and LED bulbs. → Read more