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2014-08-27 23:07:51

The PR15™ Square Ultra Thin LED Recessed Light is a new take on a longtime favorite. Brooklyn, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 LED lighting supplier and manufacturer LED Waves is pleased to unveil the PR15 Square Ultra Thin LED Recessed Light: a 13 Watt ceiling fixture comparable to a 60 Watt halogen downlight. The new product is modeled after the PR15 Round Ultra Thin LED Recessed Light, a longtime best seller from LED Waves. The original PR15 fixture gained a devoted following...

2014-08-27 23:07:07

Industrial lighting specialist Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high-grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a four foot vapor proof LED light fixture ideal for outdoor applications. This LED light fixture provides an alternative to fluorescent fixtures that provides longer lamp life and better performance. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The GVP-48-3L-LED-G2 from Larson Electronics is similar to our popular explosion proof LED...

2014-08-27 23:03:22

Seoul Semiconductor releases a new Acrich LED Light Engine featuring Acrich3 technology that is compatible with smart lighting controls. The 30W light engine has efficiencies of up to 100 lumens per watt. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Seoul Semiconductor (http://www.seoulsemicon.com) a global leader in LED technology announced the release of a new LED light engine with Acrich 3 technology on August 27, 2014. The new light engine is comprised of an LED module with Acrich MJT 5050...

2014-08-27 08:28:18

Industry-first LED and Laser Light Module for Endoscopy and Microscopy Applications Offers Higher Efficacy, Longer Life and Safer Operating Conditions than Conventional Lamps DANVERS, Mass., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA has been recognized with a prestigious R&D 100 Award for the new OSRAM ITOS(®) PHASER(®) 3000, the industry's first laser and LED-based white light module for microscopy, endoscopy and surgical head lamps that...

2014-08-27 00:21:12

Cree proposed US$83 million investment to Lextar, becoming Lextar's strategic customer in lighting market HSINCHU, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lextar Electronics Corp. (TAIEX: 3698, "Lextar" or the "Company), a vertically-integrated LED company from Taiwan, and Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), today announced that the companies have entered into an agreement whereby Cree will make an investment in Lextar and the companies will enter into a supply agreement for sapphire-based LED chips....

2014-08-26 12:22:09

Automated home lighting system expands to include recessed and outdoor lighting fixtures AURORA, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technical Consumer Products, Inc. (TCP), a leader in energy-efficient lighting innovations, today announced the availability of Connected by TCP® in BR30 and PAR38 bulb shapes. With the addition of these new energy-efficient lighting products, home and business owners can utilize Connected by TCP's Wi-Fi-enabled LED bulbs in recessed and outdoor...

2014-08-26 08:21:47

DUBLIN, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Lighting Market 2014-2019: Trends, Forecast and Opportunity Analysis" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Global automotive lighting market is expected to reach an estimated value of $28.6 billion by 2019. The major drivers of automotive lighting market are increasing vehicle production, concern for road safety, lighting legislations by...

2014-08-25 23:08:27

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 103 has installed 19 Clear Blue/Illumient solar and wind powered street lights at their Boston headquarters. These "Smart Off-Grid" lights communicate wirelessly with Clear Blue’s advanced cloud-based software to enable IBEW personnel to remotely control, maintain and operate them over the Internet; change lighting profiles in real time; run diagnostics and optimize power management, to ensure the highest level of...

2014-08-25 23:06:29

Larson Electronics has added to its extensive range of industrial grade lighting equipment with the release of a five color explosion proof LED stack light equipped with two Class 1 Division 1 explosion proof horns. This explosion proof signal stack light is designed for routing traffic in industrial refueling stations and processing status indications in manufacturing facilities. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The EPL-TL-5X10W-C-2XPA Class 1 Division 1 and Class 2 Division 1 LED...

2014-08-25 23:03:04

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Australia Gynecological Devices Market Outlook to 2020” to its store. The data in the report is derived from dynamic market forecast models. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Australia Gynecological Devices Market Outlook to 2020 provides key market data on the Australia Gynecological Devices market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) and average prices (in US dollars) within market segments:...


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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
negawatt
  • 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.