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RED ENHANCED CRI (R9)Red Enhanced CRI Graphic

Color Rendering Index: The color rendering index (CRI) (sometimes called color rendition index), is a quantitative measure of the ability of a light source to reproduce the colors of various objects faithfully in comparison with an ideal or natural light source.

Light is not Apples to Apples   Multi-Chip Design

                                                                                         Multi Chip On Board Module with one or more red LEDs

Why CRI is Important?

Homeowners  and businesses spend a lot of money on wood cabinets, floors, granite counter-tops, paintings, and fabrics.

 Kitchen Lighting

Low Red CRI                               With Red CRI

In the showroom these look great as showrooms are still using incandescent light with high red CRI.  CFL and most LED Lamps have single to low 2-digit R9 (Red CRI Values)

CFL in the Vanity makes for some really bad makeup  experiences.

Bathroom Lighting

This bathroom uses (16) 40W Incandescent Bulbs /640 Watts 

The right color temperature in the bathroom is just one element.  Most people still use incandescent in this area of the house because of CRI, they just don't know it...Educate.