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2014-10-15 23:03:57

LED lighting company, Solid Apollo LED, introduces range of slim modern LED light bars for easy mounting and energy savings Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Solid Apollo LED introduces a line of Premium LED Light Bars, now more slim, modern and easy to mount than ever before using built in multi-positionable mounting hinges. The Premium Bars are UL Listed and modular, meaning you can safely and easily add up to 10 bars in a row for just over 16 feet of linear workable indoor light....

2014-08-19 16:26:18

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Smart Street Lighting https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1012674/Smart-Street-Lighting.html LEDs, Communications Equipment, and Network Management Software for Roadway and Highway Lighting: Global Market Analysis and Forecasts Falling prices for light-emitting diode (LED) street lights have spurred a global transition from older lamp technologies to the newer, more efficient, and more...

Constellations of lights
2014-08-15 08:53:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online NASA has compiled over a million pictures of Earth captured from the International Space Station, and now researchers are looking for your help in cataloging the nearly one-third of those images that were taken at night. Those photos, which the US space agency calls the highest-resolution nighttime imagery available from orbit, are limited in their usefulness because it can be unclear exactly what they are depicting, explained NBC...

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...

Preventing Streetlight Glare In The New World Of LED Lighting
2014-07-22 03:17:15

The Optical Society Long hours of nighttime driving can cause eyestrain because while our vision adapts to the surrounding darkness, the sudden stabs of brightness from streetlamps can be irritating, distracting and even painful. Even as LED technology has transformed the lighting industry, bringing the promise of more energy-efficient road illumination, some fear that the new lights could cause even more troublesome, unsafe glare. A team of researchers from China and the Netherlands...

2014-07-09 16:22:03

TAIPEI and KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ColorStars Group (CSTU) together with its subsidiary Anteya Technologies were awarded a street lighting project in Taiwan. The project is to retrofit a 9 kilometers long road with new LED street lighting system in the township of Yangmey of Taoyuang County. A total of 574 LED street lights will be installed and each street light is composed of 2 pieces of 120-Watt cobra head LED street lights and 2 pieces of 30-Watt...

Lemur's Reproduction Cycle Altered By Light Pollution
2014-07-03 03:31:00

Society for Experimental Biology Besides obscuring the stars, light pollution can also disrupt the reproduction of light-sensitive animals. French scientists have shown that light pollution can override the natural reproductive cycle of some animals, making them sexually active out of season. "The natural light/dark cycle allows living organisms to time a variety of behavioural and physiological rhythms, including migration, accumulation of reserves, dormancy and reproduction,"...

2014-05-26 23:02:23

Smart Lighting Market by Component (Relays, Occupancy Sensors, Actuators, Transmitters, Receivers), Lighting Type (LED, FL, CFL, HID), Connectivity Technology (Wired, Wireless), Application (Commercial, Industrial, Public, Government, Residential) & Geography - Global Forecast & Analysis to 2014-2020 new report at ReportsnReports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 The smart lighting technology lead to reduction in the energy level to a greater extent by automatically turning...

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...


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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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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.