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Preventing Streetlight Glare In The New World Of LED

Preventing Streetlight Glare In The New World Of LED Lighting

The Optical Society Long hours of nighttime driving can cause eyestrain because while our vision adapts to the surrounding darkness, the sudden stabs of brightness from streetlamps can be irritating, distracting and even painful. Even as LED...

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2014-07-29 08:36:06

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tarkett, a global leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, recently hosted Dr. Michael Braungart, scientific director and founder of the Environmental Protection & Encouragement Agency (EPEA) and co-founder of Cradle to Cradle(®[1]) (C2C(®)) design framework, for a seminar during the NeoCon Design Expo and Conference in Chicago. The conference, which was attended by several leading...

2014-07-28 23:11:24

Galvalock Panel passes ASTM E-330-02 Uniform Load test at TDI (Texas Dept. of Insurance) approved facility proving it will do what it was designed to do. Carrollton, TX (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Fas-Fit Trim Supply, LLC had their Galvalock™ panel wind and strength tested at the Construction Consulting Laboratory in Carrollton TX on July 10, 2014. The panel did an amazing job. There was a slight pucker at the fasteners after 178mph sustained force but no panel or roof deck movement. After...

2014-07-28 23:08:39

Best concrete sealers for use on exterior concrete driveways and pavers, stamped concrete patios and pool decks, concrete sidewalks and more. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Concrete Sealer Foundation Armor, a leading manufacturer of concrete sealers and coatings, released Tuesday their Concrete Sealer Buyer's Guide. In order to have success with a concrete sealer, you need to understand what a concrete sealer is and how it should be used. When you have a proper understanding of the different...

2014-07-28 23:07:33

The University of Iowa has its first green roof growing on the new Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building. Iowa City, IA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building (PBDB) is the site of the very first green roof on the campus of the University of Iowa. In addition to providing many environmental benefits, the green roof will give building occupants a gorgeous view. It features five unique sedum mixtures with a variety of perennial plants including Black-eyed Susan,...

2014-07-28 23:05:26

Industrial lighting specialists Larson Electronics reveals their newly designed Class 1 Division 1 and Class 2 Division 1 explosion proof LED string lights. These string lights are ideal for general close work and inspection activities in hazardous locations requiring explosion proof protection. Kemp,Texas (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The EPL-SL-3-LED explosion proof string light set from Larson Electronics contains three work lights that are equipped with aluminum hooks and connected in series...

2014-07-28 23:03:25

Schindler Elevator Corporation has partnered with the Independent Living Resource Center in San Francisco (ILRCSF) to pilot the next generation of features for PORT Technology. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Schindler Elevator Corporation, a pioneer in building mobility, has partnered with the Independent Living Resource Center in San Francisco (ILRCSF) to pilot the next generation of features for PORT Technology, an innovative destination-dispatching system that revolutionized...

2014-07-28 16:27:55

~ Company donates Dura Dance Home System floor to Cincinnati-based Highsteppers, a dance studio that helps young women build life skills TOANO, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumber Liquidators (NYSE: LL), the largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, has helped create a safe environment for young women to build life skills through a recent flooring donation to The Highsteppers Drill Team. The Highsteppers Drill Team is a Cincinnati-based nonprofit...

2014-07-26 23:02:17

Atascadero plumber, North County Plumbing, offers advice for keeping homes safe during the summer. These simple tips can help home & business owners avoid extensive water waste and damage: http://www.northcountyplumbinginc.com/. Atascadero, CA (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 To help celebrate summer 2014, the friendly professionals at North County Plumbing, an Atascadero plumber, are offering timely tips to help their existing and new customers throughout San Luis Obispo County conserve water,...

2014-07-26 23:01:41

Amerec, a leading manufacturer of steam bath generators, has noticed an increased interest in steam bathing largely due to smaller spaces and an effort to reduce water consumption. Woodinville, WA (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 As reported by Lauren Hunter of Remodeling, bathroom design trends are changing based on 3 factors: smaller spaces, multi-generational access, and water consumption. At the top of several top bathroom trend of 2014 lists, including this article on Freshome, steam showers...

2014-07-25 23:04:31

With over 40 years as a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high-grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a Class 1 Division 2 explosion proof four foot, four lamp fixture that operates on 347 volts AC. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 The HALS-48-4L-347V from Larson Electronics is a hazardous area fluorescent light fixture that is Class 1 Division 2 Groups A,B,C, and D approved, has a...


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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Light Pollution -- Light pollution refers to excess light, created by human activities, that brightens the night sky enough to hide many stars from observers. For the average person, light pollution means that even on a clear, moonless night, only a few stars may be visible. When a city grows up near an astronomical observatory, light pollution can make the observatory effectively useless. Unlike most forms of pollution, light pollution isn't persistent: turn the lights off, and the...

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