AC

Integral Lighting

Answer

AC stands for “Alternating Current.” The flow of electrons switch directions – forward and backward.

Amp / Amperage

Integral Lighting

Answer

Measures the flow of electricity through a wire.

Circuit

Integral Lighting

Answer

An electrical “branch” off the main power supply.

CRI

Integral Lighting

Answer

CRI stands for the “Color Rendering Index” for light quality on a scale of 1 to 100.

DC

Integral Lighting

Answer

DC stands for “Direct Current.” The flow of electrons moves in only one direction.

Efficacy

Integral Lighting

Answer

Energy shown in lumens per watt.

Foot Candles

Integral Lighting

Answer

Measures light on a surface, having the symbol “fc.” One foot candle equals one lumen per square foot.

Kelvin

Integral Lighting

Answer

Colors of the spectrum, having the symbol “K.”

Lamp

Integral Lighting

Answer

The technical term for a light bulb.

LPW

Integral Lighting

Answer

LPW stands for “Lumens Per Watt.”