Saturday, March 29, 2014

Fluorescent Drafting Lamp Swing-Arm Alvin Black

The Fluorescent Drafting Lamp Swing-Arm Alvin Black is an effective, reasonably priced lamp for use in offices, homes, apartments and college dorms, Since it's 7.50 inches by 4.25 inches by 17.50 inches, it’s compact. At 5.5 pounds, it’s lightweight.

Though it’s called a drafting light, the user doesn’t have to be a draftsmen or architect to enjoy it. In fact, Black high-glass metal lamp has a sleek and contemporary look and adds a sophisticated look to any decor. The shade is 4 3/4 inches in diameter. Since the lamp has a swing arm that’s controlled by springs, the user can position the shade in the most convenient position and know that it will stay in place. The arm has a reach of 14 inches. It’s an ideal lamp for small spaces. Since the lamp has a base, it can quickly and easily be moved from surface-to-surface.

The lamp has earned an Energy Star rating, which comes from a joint program of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) that aims to save money and protect the environment by using energy efficient products and appliances. The Fluorescent Drafting Lamp Swing-Arm Alvin Black uses a 13-watt fluorescent bulb. A 13-watt fluorescent bulb produces an amount of light comparable to a 60-watt incandescent bulb while using less energy. It’s estimated that a 13-watt bulb over its 10,000-hour life saves 470 kilowatt hours over a 60-watt bulb. That racks up to an estimated savings of $35.74 over an incandescent bulb.

Alvin & Company, which is based in Connecticut, makes this lamp. Since 1950, it has manufactured quality supplies, furniture and accessories for the draftsmen, graphic artists, engineers, architects, hobbyists and others. Over the years, its customers have come to expect the best quality products from Alvin. 


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