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2014-03-19 16:21:04

WORCESTER, Mass., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Fixtures announced a new LED basketball court lighting system able to light a full court using very little energy and requiring virtually no maintenance for years, while costing less than $9,500. As the newest product to join Access Fixtures' extensive line of commercial and sports LED lighting, the LED basketball court lighting package produces light levels of more than 15 foot-candles across the full playing area while...

2014-03-11 23:24:04

LIGHTUP LED is quickly becoming the premier choice for stylish but affordable all kinds of LED lights. Recently, the company has introduced its new LED table lamps to the global market. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 As one of China's leading lighting manufacturers and providers, LIGHTUP LED is quickly becoming the premier choice for stylish but affordable all kinds of LED lights. Recently, the company has introduced its new LED table lamps to the global market. “Myopia has been a big...

bats and light pollution
2014-03-11 10:22:41

Wiley These new findings were reported by scientists from the German Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research Berlin (IZW). The study – published in the British Ecological Society's Journal of Applied Ecology – is the first to show that seed-dispersing bats avoid feeding in light-polluted areas. Working in Costa Rica with Sowell's short-tailed bats (Carollia sowelli), Daniel Lewanzik from the IZW gave the bats a simple choice. He divided a flight cage into two compartments....

2014-03-11 08:22:49

BOSTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CIMCON Lighting, Inc., the world's leading provider of intelligent, web-based Wireless Outdoor Lighting Management Systems, today announced that it has incorporated GPS capabilities into its iSLC series of Street and Roadway Lighting controllers. As the leader in street light management and control, CIMCON Lighting recognized a critical customer need for Street Lights to be able to auto-detect their exact location and inform the central...

2014-03-06 12:32:33

Company's Universal Control Solution Puts Street Light Energy Savings and Monitoring at Your Fingertips GREENVILLE, S.C., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hubbell Lighting, a world leader in lighting innovation, announced today a state-of-the-art wireless lighting control solution for new and existing street lights--Hubbell Building Automation's (HBA) wiSCAPE(TM). Using a combination of universal street light modules and connecting gateways, wiSCAPE(TM) creates a sophisticated and...

2014-02-27 16:22:21

WORCESTER, Mass., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Constant improvements in LED technology are enabling Access Fixtures, a leader in commercial and sports lighting, to develop new tennis court lighting systems with increased energy efficiency and higher lumen output at a much lower price. The newest LED tennis court lighting package increases light levels by 11% over the previous generation and the price has decreased by 20%. Now for less than $16,000, Access Fixtures LED tennis court...

2014-01-20 23:04:40

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Smart Headlights. Market for Smart Headlights is projected to witness strong growth led by growing number of accidents due to poor visibility and inadequate vehicle lighting and the ensuing increased emphasis on safety. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – The importance of driver visibility cannot be undermined, given the fact that compromised and poor visibility is widely acknowledged as a prime cause for...

New Star Counting App Asks Citizen Scientists To Map The Skies
2013-12-20 15:46:51

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online German researchers are asking citizen scientists to use an app to help them count the stars in their city to see how light pollution affects what shows up in the night sky. Scientists developed the “Loss of the Night" app to measure how the brightness of the sky changes over time, as lighting technologies change. The app has been expanded to support 11 languages to gather data from as many regions as possible. “Since the app...

2013-12-12 16:21:35

WORCESTER, Mass., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite Self Storage, a full-service self-storage facility in New Jersey, reduced energy use by 56% by replacing existing high pressure sodium luminaires with Access Fixtures 40w LED wall packs. Because the new LED wall packs have excellent color rendering and emit white light instead of the yellow high pressure sodium color, the area looks better, has improved visibility and customers feel safer too. Replacing 74 wall packs, Satellite...

2013-10-29 23:34:42

Titan LED announced today that it has completed a lighting retrofit of the Infiniti of Thousand Oaks dealership using energy efficient, DLC listed, USA-made 300 watt shoeboxes. As a result, the dealership can showcase its valuable inventory using superior light levels, while reducing energy consumption by 72% per year. Simi Valley, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Titan LED, a leading clean tech lighting solutions company with a national reach, announced today that it has completed a lighting...


Latest Light pollution Reference Libraries

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Light Pollution -- Light pollution refers to excess light, created by human activities, that brightens the night sky enough to hide many stars from observers. For the average person, light pollution means that even on a clear, moonless night, only a few stars may be visible. When a city grows up near an astronomical observatory, light pollution can make the observatory effectively useless. Unlike most forms of pollution, light pollution isn't persistent: turn the lights off, and the...

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