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2014-01-01 11:45:15

[ Watch the Video: Lights Out For The Incandescent Light Bulb ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Lighting homes since the 1800s, the incandescent light bulb can no longer legally be made in the United States starting today. In 2007 President George W. Bush signed a bill passed by Congress banning the iconic light source. The law was drafted on the grounds that it is not energy efficient enough. Last year, 75- and 100-watt incandescent bulbs were phased out, and 2014...

2013-12-31 23:01:34

Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™ today commented on the planned final phase out of the 40-watt and 60-watt incandescent light bulb expected to begin on January 1, 2014. The 40-watt and 60-watt incandescent light bulb represent more than 50% of the consumer lighting market. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a...

2013-12-30 23:03:54

BigBright Malaysia, the sole distributor for Rishang LED lighting products in Malaysia, will be moving into a major expansion for 2014. BigBright is among the leading companies in Malaysia with a strong focus in LED lighting modules and components which are known to be very energy efficient and cost-effective. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 BigBright Malaysia is the sole and exclusive supplier of Rishang LED products from China. Rishang LED is one of the top LED...

2013-12-30 12:20:36

Lowe's experts debunk common myths and shed light on best bulb choices MOORESVILLE, N.C., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's lights out for the common household incandescent bulb come Jan. 1, 2014, as the final step of the Energy Independence and Security Act takes effect phasing out 40- and 60-watt bulbs. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131230/CL38964-INFO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131007/MM93272LOGO) On the heels of the 100-watt (2012) and 75-watt (2013)...

2013-12-24 23:03:16

Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), also known as the “Energy Bill” will not cause all incandescent light bulb production to cease. 1000Bulbs.com will continue to provide the 40 watt and 60 watt incandescent bulbs that consumers have become accustomed to using in their household fixtures. Dallas,Tx (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 As the New Year quickly approaches, the start of the last phase-out of incandescent light bulbs is also drawing nearer. Beginning January 1, 2014,...

2013-12-19 23:26:11

The report says that despite this growth, Chinese competition and the fall in rare earth prices are hitting phosphor prices hard. As a result, the phosphor market will reach just $442 million ($US) in revenue in 2019 compared with $353 million in 2014. Glen Allen, VA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Glen Allen, VA: As LEDs continue to rapidly penetrate the general illumination sector, LED phosphors suppliers will experience strong volume growth with phosphor shipments growing to 798 metric tons...

2013-12-05 23:31:18

USHIO America’s Solid State Lighting Group, a leader in the specialty and general lighting marketplaces, today announced the launch of its Utopia™ LED Decorative Lamp series which is available in Candle and Globe lamp shapes. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 USHIO America’s Solid State Lighting Group, a leader in the specialty and general lighting marketplaces, today announced the launch of its Utopia™ LED Decorative Lamp series which is available in Candle and Globe lamp...


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2010-10-28 18:28:32

A mercury arc valve converts high-voltage or high-current alternating current into direct current. It is an electrical rectifier often used to provide power for industrial motors, electric railways, streetcars, and electric locomotives. Peter Cooper Hewitt, in 1902, invented the mercury arc rectifier. It was further developed by researchers throughout the 1920s and 1930s. Prior to solid-state devices, mercury arc rectifiers were one of the more efficient rectifiers. Silicon diode and...

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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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2009-04-23 12:28:48

Pavel Nikolayevich Yablochkov (September 14, 1847 "“ March 31, 1984) was a Russian electrical engineer, inventor, and businessman. His most notable invention was a type of electric carbon arc lamp, called the Yablochkov candle. Yablochkov graduated from Mykolayiv Engineering Institute as a military engineer in 1866. In 1869, he continued his education at the Galvanic School in St. Petersburg. Yablochkov settled in Moscow in 1873 after serving time in the army. After that, he was...

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