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2014-08-18 23:05:17

Longtime leader in commercial and industrial grade lighting equipment Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 160 watt low profile LED light fixture that is a direct replacement for four foot, four lamp fluorescent light fixtures. The energy efficiency and longevity of LEDs make this light ideal for use in places requiring high bay illumination such as warehouses, malls, parking garages, and other similar environments. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The GAU-48-160W-LED from...

2014-08-18 23:01:31

Precision-Paragon [P2] places safety as top priority in energy-efficient lighting retrofit kits. Yorba Linda, Calif. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 As fluorescent to LED conversion kits from several manufacturers hit the market, energy-efficient lighting manufacturer Precision-Paragon [P2] released a statement today reiterating its commitment to the importance of safe, standards-compliant lighting retrofit kits. [P2] is the manufacturer of the TKD LED Troffer Conversion Kit, which retrofits...

2014-08-14 23:07:15

Online lighting retailer 1000Bulbs.com will continue to sell its full line of T8 700 series fluorescent lamps despite the EISA light bulb ban on these products. With the ban in place, manufacturers will be forced to cease production of this series. Garland, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Online lighting retailer 1000Bulbs.com will continue to sell its full line of T8 700 fluorescent lamps despite the ban on these products which went into effect on July 14, 2014. With the ban in place,...

2014-08-13 16:22:23

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Designed as a family of architectural slim-line recessed and pendant mounted luminaires common in quality, efficiency and aperture size, Amerlux introduces the Linea 1.5 pendant and the GRUV 1.5 recessed family of LED linear luminaires that can transition nicely from walls to ceiling, to open ceiling applications, with an equally high level of aesthetics and performance. These miniature LED linear luminaires interact from multiple...

2014-08-12 23:02:15

Incandescent bulbs are seeing their end with innovations that are more efficient and last longer. Mr. Electric suggests four light bulbs to replace the traditional bulb. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Since Congress passed the Security Act of 2007, requiring 25 percent greater efficiency from traditional bulbs, companies have been working to increase the efficiency of light bulbs. The production of 75 and 100 watt bulbs were banned in 2012, and the production of 40 and 60 watt bulbs...

2014-08-08 23:07:28

USHIO America’s Solid State Lighting Group, a leader in the specialty and general lighting marketplaces, proudly introduces its Uphoria 2 LED MR16 lamp family available in 6W and 8W models that offer an energy saving alternative to 35W and 50W halogen lamps. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 USHIO America’s Solid State Lighting Group, a leader in the specialty and general lighting marketplaces, proudly introduces its Uphoria 2 LED MR16 lamp family available in 6W and 8W models that...

2014-08-08 12:28:18

DUBLIN, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Lighting (Relays, Occupancy Sensors, Actuators, Transmitters, Receivers) Market - Forecast to 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The smart lighting technology lead to reductions in the energy level to a greater extent by automatically turning off lights when not needed. This contributes in reducing the overall energy consumption. The smart...

2014-08-06 08:38:00

DUBLIN, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global LED Lighting Industry Analysis & Market Forecast 2012 - 2020 " report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The LED lighting market began to rebound from 2013 and is projected to kick into high gear starting from 2014. Global leading companies have already seen improving performance from 2013. Although IT segment (BLU for TV, monitor, handset, etc.) has...

2014-08-04 08:23:17

New program provides affordable solution for replacing low quality double-end tubes RENTON, Wash., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleddra announces a cost effective upgrade program featuring its latest Generation 3 EasiRetrofit double-ended LED T-8 Tube. With an available 10-year extended warranty, combined with a reduced price, facility managers will have the ability to affordably replace other manufacturers' low quality double-end tubes that are beginning to fail. (An informal video:...

2014-07-29 08:42:35

SHANGHAI, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are more LED lighting options today than ever before. If you are looking for an improved lighting source for your home or business, LED is the way to go. There are so many different types of LED lights today that you are sure to find the right options to meet your needs. The more you learn about the LED lighting options today, the better it will help you to get the right lights for you. Today let us introduce to you the technology leader of high...


Latest Gas discharge lamps Reference Libraries

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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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