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2014-04-03 12:23:10

ATLANTA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that, throughout the month of April, residential customers will receive instant savings of 25 to 50 percent on ENERGY STAR(®) certified compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) and LEDs at participating The Home Depot stores in Georgia. Qualifying products will be marked with a Georgia Power label and customers will receive immediate savings at the register with no coupons or mail-in rebates necessary, courtesy of...

New LED Technology Could Reduce Light Pollution
2013-04-24 18:59:56

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Until the advent of the electric light, cities were not exactly welcoming places after nightfall. Today, street lights make it easier to see the way after the sun goes down, but this is one of the major contributors to light pollution that washes out the night sky. It has gotten so bad the International Dark-Sky Association held weeklong festivities earlier this month, which was designed to promote ways to help put a dent in...

2012-04-30 14:21:18

Overcoming mysterious phenomenon could lead to affordable LED lighting Like a coffee enthusiast who struggles to get a buzz from that third cup of morning joe, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) seem to reach a point where more electricity no longer imparts the same kick and productivity levels-off. Now a team of researchers from California and Japan has devised a new design for green and blue LEDs that avoids much of this vexing efficiency droop. The findings will be presented at the Conference...

2011-05-27 08:30:00

University's Pair of World-Class Research Centers Investigate the "Whys and Hows" of Lighting TROY, N.Y., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lighting technology touches nearly everything we do--from illuminating our homes and workplaces, to making a left turn at an intersection, or snapping a photo with a cell phone. Given the sheer ubiquity of lighting, it's easy to take the technology for granted--but lighting is the subject of intense scrutiny by scientists at two Rensselaer...

2010-11-22 07:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Switching to LED (light-emitting diodes) holiday lights can bring a new brilliance to holiday decorations and save quite a bit of money and energy. An online energy calculator showing potential savings is available on the Dominion Virginia Power website, www.dom.com, keyword "holiday calculator." The calculator shows that three 100-bulb strings of LED lights cost Dominion Virginia Power customers just a penny a day for electricity to light...

2010-11-17 00:00:57

This webinar will demonstrate that UV-LED curing technology and compatible coatings can greatly reduce the environmental impact and carbon foot print of wood coating processes without compromising on performance Hillsboro, OR (PRWEB) November 16, 2010 UV-LED curing technology is growing at a faster rate than many conventional curing technologies. LEDs offer a green, safe, energy efficient technology that is revolutionizing visible light and changing how manufacturers are UV curing. Many...

2010-09-30 15:03:34

Light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, have become popular with backpackers and cyclists who mount them on headbands for a reliable, hands-free source of illumination. Now, a new lab at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is helping to bring these tiny but brilliant devices into your home, to help save both energy costs and the environment. "LEDs can be very energy efficient, and they are a lot smaller and last a lot longer than light bulbs," says NIST vision scientist Wendy...

2010-09-08 05:05:00

TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Permlight today announced it has secured new financing that will enable the Company to expand and strengthen its financial position, and to execute its strategic plan focused on growth. Phil Frey, CEO of Permlight, said, "We look forward to working with a lender that has a reputation of enhancing shareholder value, and its belief in the prospects of Permlight and its brands. With the continuing growth in the LED market, Permlight has an unprecedented...


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