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2014-06-25 23:03:20

Solid Apollo LED Lighting introduces a new range of outdoor and landscaping LED Lighting solutions. Now more colors, mounting options, and sizes are available to bring the perfect amount of light to any outdoor project. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Solid Apollo LED Lighting introduces a new range of seven outdoor and landscaping LED Lighting solutions. Each high quality low voltage LED landscaping light comes with a variety of colors, mounting options, and sizes to bring the perfect...

2014-06-25 23:02:08

The New Gecko Wireless Two Zone LED Wall Dimmer from Solid Apollo is a completely wireless LED lighting dimmer. Reduce installation time and eliminate excess wiring, just stick and go! Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The Gecko Wireless Dimmer from Solid Apollo is an entirely new wireless dimmer design. No more switchboxes, wiring or extensive installation time is required to control your LED lighting project. The Gecko Dimmer has the function and appearance of a normal wall switch, but...

2014-06-25 12:21:58

PLYMOUTH, Mich., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HELLA, a leading global supplier of automotive lighting and electronics, has developed an industry-first headlamp system that automatically adjusts high-beam light patterns for other traffic and pedestrians. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140625/121582 Recently introduced on the Audi A8 in Europe, HELLA's Matrix LED headlamp system uses camera-based technology to create glare-fee "tunnels" in front of a vehicle. The system allows...

2014-06-25 08:24:32

Eligible municipal facilities, public schools and state agencies within partnering utilities trading area (NStar, National Grid, WMECO, UNITIL and Cape Light Compact) can receive Energy Efficient Lighting at no cost DANVERS, Mass., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA and key distributor partner NorthEast Electrical Distributors have teamed up with the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Green Communities division and Mass Save partner utilities to offer...

2014-06-24 23:10:36

LED grow box systems manufacturer, SuperCloset, just released the LED SuperStar to overwhelming praise from the grow box community. The LED SuperStar, has quickly become the fastest selling grow box hydroponic system within the indoor gardening industry. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The LED SuperStar grow box stands at 60”Hx24”Dx24”W and utilizes the KIND LED’s proprietary spectrum to flower large yields in tight spaces. These large yields are due to the 3 Watt LED’s...

2014-06-24 23:07:07

Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™, today is proud to announce that the Company is preparing for the installation of its Forever LED Lights™ within the interior and exterior of Padre Island Brewing Company in South Padre Island, Texas to help reduce their carbon footprint, energy usage and overall operating costs. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the...

2014-06-24 23:07:00

Industrial lighting specialist Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 25 foot telescoping light mast with 360° rotating capabilities that is equipped with four explosion proof 150 watt LED light fixtures. The LM-25-3S-EPL-4X150RT-RB is a fold over light mast that produces 48,000 lumens of light capable of illuminating 2.5 acres of work space. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The LM-25-3S-EPL-4X150RT-RB produced by Larson Electronics features a rotating boom that allows...

2014-06-23 23:06:12

Leading manufacturer and distributor of industrial lighting Larson Electronics reveals their newly designed Class 1 Division 1 explosion proof drop light. This drop light is ideal for general close work and inspection activities in hazardous locations requiring explosion proof protection. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The EPL-230X24VAC-25 explosion proof drop light from Larson Electronics comes complete with 25’ explosion proof cord with an inline transformer that steps down 220-240...

2014-06-23 23:01:09

Solid Apollo LED Lighting introduces the new wireless Desktop LED Dimmer for complete control of LED lights in any modern environment. The contemporary design and high quality finish is discrete and requires only one hand to operate, making the Desktop Dimmer the perfect solution for the modern or professional environment. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Solid Apollo LED Lighting introduces the new wireless Desktop LED Dimmer for complete control of LED lights in any modern environment....

Brighter White From Better Red
2014-06-23 03:04:20

Ludwig Maximilians University Munich LMU chemists have developed a novel type of red phosphor material, which significantly enhances the performance of white-emitting LEDs. In cooperation with Dr. Peter Schmidt of Philips Technologie GmbH in Aachen, a team of researchers led by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schnick, who holds the Chair of Inorganic Solid-State Chemistry at LMU Munich, has developed a new material for application in light-emitting diodes (LEDs). “With its highly unusual...


Latest Lighting Reference Libraries

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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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2009-04-23 12:28:48

Pavel Nikolayevich Yablochkov (September 14, 1847 "“ March 31, 1984) was a Russian electrical engineer, inventor, and businessman. His most notable invention was a type of electric carbon arc lamp, called the Yablochkov candle. Yablochkov graduated from Mykolayiv Engineering Institute as a military engineer in 1866. In 1869, he continued his education at the Galvanic School in St. Petersburg. Yablochkov settled in Moscow in 1873 after serving time in the army. After that, he was...

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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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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