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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...

2013-10-11 23:01:39

The AreaMax, Evluma’s 40W LED Light for Area and Security Lighting, has been awarded the IDA (International Dark Sky Association) Seal of Approval. To qualify, a fixture cannot emit any luminous output above 90 degrees in the vertical plane. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 The AreaMax, Evluma’s 40W LED Light for Area and Security Lighting, has been awarded the IDA (International Dark Sky Association) Seal of Approval. To qualify, a fixture cannot emit any luminous output above 90...

2013-09-30 23:42:51

The prevalence of light may cause detrimental effects. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Many people have noticed how birds fly into buildings. What many may not know, however, is that one of the reasons for this is that bright lights can disorient and distract birds, diverting them from their course and can even make them fly into structures in an irrational way. Organizations worldwide are being established to address the prevalence of light pollution, which has exponentially grown in the last...

2013-09-25 23:37:21

Global Security Experts is excited to announce its latest revolutionary security product: the new STARTLE high-intensity LED security light. The new security innovation wards off even the most determined criminals and protects homes or business with the brightest and most intimidating outdoor motion sensor security light manufactured. (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Global Security Experts is proud to announce their new LED motion sensor outdoor security light aimed to continue their efforts...

Best Vacation Hotspots Centered Around Stargazing: Exclusive
2013-09-24 15:16:48

[ Watch the Video: Stargazing On Your Next Vacation - Where To Go ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Everyone's idea of a vacation seems to center around a beach or a resort, so how about mixing things up a bit on your next trip by venturing out to a place far from city lights, to a land that blankets you in a night sky like you've never known. How light pollution affects a city can be best summed up with a quote from Alex the lion -- a character from the...


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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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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