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Teenager's Flashlight Gets Its Power From Body Heat
2013-07-02 04:51:47

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A 15-year old girl from Canada has invented a flashlight that doesn't require any battery power. The Hollow Flashlight captures the energy expended by all living humans: Heat. Saying she became fascinated with "harvesting surplus energy" when she realized humans are constantly exerting power without using it, she looked to Peltier tiles to capture body heat and convert it into usable light. The end result is precisely what the...

Smart Bulb Aims To Change Incandescent Light
2013-07-01 19:00:11

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While there have actually been a few attempts in recent years to reinvent the wheel, including one that had looked to Kickstarter to get rolling, the crowd funding site is being used by Stan Angelo of Smart Bulb to shine new light on the light bulb. Light bulbs, unlike the wheel, have actually evolved since the days when Thomas Edison had his big bright idea. In recent years, there have been attempts to make more energy efficient...

2013-06-28 23:18:29

In an effort to help customers save more this summer, an Arizona-based LED lighting company has decided to offer complimentary shipping for the next two months. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Representatives with MaxLEDLights.com announced today that during the months of June and July it will offer free shipping on all orders over $999. “We’re offering free shipping on all orders over $999 for June and July,” said Genette Marois, Public Relations Manager and Spokeswoman for...

2013-06-27 23:21:45

A new LED driver eliminates the additional hardware required for dimming select LED light fixtures. Brooklyn, New York (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Original Equipment Manufacturer LED Waves has announced a development that has made it easier to dim their popular line of LED recessed light fixtures. The company’s selection of downlights includes the PR15 Ultrathin - a low profile 13 Watt LED equivalent to a 50 Watt halogen down light - and the Midtown 2.0 and 2.1. The Midtown series is made in...

2013-06-25 23:16:13

Leapfrog Lighting News & Insights: The high cost of electricity—with costs ranging between 6.3 cents and 84.8 cents per kWh—is making the energy-efficient LED lamp a target of thieves, from small single-bulb thefts in hotel rooms to 40,000-bulb robberies. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Leapfrog Lighting News and Insights reports on the rise in theft of LED lamps. In a peculiar endorsement of the popularity and efficiency of LED lamps, theft of the popular bulbs is a growing...

2013-06-19 23:02:35

Watts no longer measure up in terms of indicating brightness of bulbs, reports Leapfrog Lighting News & Insights. The new metrics are lumens, lux and footcandles, in a market where LED lamps produce more illumination per watt. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The new metrics of lighting include more than just lumens and watts, reports Leapfrog Lighting News & Insights. With LED lamps becoming the new mainstream, there's more to deciding on a bulb than energy consumption: “Illuminating...

2013-06-12 23:04:25

People sleep better when using light bulbs that don't produce blue light and eyeglasses that absorb blue light sold by Photonic Developments LLC at http://www.lowbluelights.com. Better sleep may reduce the risk of prostate cancer. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 A new study at the University of Iceland (1) showed that over a five year period, 135 men developed prostate cancer out of 2102 men in the study. Those who reported poor sleep patterns were about twice as likely to...

Latest Incandescent light bulb Reference Libraries

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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