Debunking Myths About Lumens

The number of lumens a light has is often used to gauge its effectiveness. But lumens don’t tell the whole story about a light’s performance. In our latest Controlling the Scene column in the October edition of Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment magazine retired engineer, Jim Stopa, debunks some of the myths about lumens and educates readers on better ways to figure out how effective a light will be. Click on the image below to read the article and please share the column with anyone who might be interested!

Check back in November to read our next column, 3 Things to Consider When Purchasing a Ground Illumination Light.