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2008-09-05 15:00:26

Engineers and University of Canterbury friends Chris Mardon and Tom Mackenzie founded Christchurch-based Energy Mad Ltd in 2004. With extensive market research, design and development, they "engineered out" all of the flaws of early models of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and developed the Ecobulb - a high-power factor, high- performance, energy-saving bulb. Energy Mad started by testing 100 CFLs in 2004, selecting the best of these for advanced development to meet New Zealand consumer...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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