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2014-06-19 23:10:27

Larson Electronics has added to its extensive range of industrial grade lighting equipment with the release of a Class 1 Division 2 LED light fixture with adjustable mounting brackets which provides 90° of adjustability. This hazardous area light fixture is designed for use in wet, saltwater and marine environment. Kemp, TX (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 The HALP-48-2L-LED-WLM from Larson Electronics is a hazardous area LED light fixture that is designed for use in wet areas and saltwater,...

2014-06-18 23:11:17

There are many great LED grow lights on indoor gardening market today but the KIND LED K3 LED grow light is leading the way with its advanced features, packaging and value. The KIND LED K3 series is the top LED grow light in this Review Roundup by SuperCloset. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The leading feature of the KIND LED suite of grow lights is the 12 band perfect spectrum that encompasses the most plant-friendly Photosynthetic Active Radiation (PAR) wavelengths that plants...

2014-06-18 23:03:39

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Automotive Lighting Market by Position (Front, Rear, Side, & Interior), Technology (Halogen, Xenon/HID, & LED), Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, LCV, Bus, & Heavy Truck), & Geography – Global Trends & Forecast to 2020” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Lighting is an integral part of vehicle. With technological advancement, many changes were introduced in automotive lighting. The basic purpose of lighting is...

2014-06-18 08:32:37

TAMPA, Fla., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VOLT(®) Lighting (www.voltlighting.com) announced today the expansion of U.S. operations to include a fully stocked and staffed West Coast Distribution Center in Las Vegas, NV. The new facility will provide 1- to 3-day ground shipping to their West Coast customers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140501/83172 "Our company is committed to the best-possible customer service - that includes fast fulfillment and shipping" said Richard...

2014-06-18 08:30:37

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- June 17, 2014, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) formally signed a cooperative Friendship Agreement with the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD). Dozens of industry professionals were in attendance to listen to the respective leaders of the three associations. ASID Executive Vice President and CEO...

2014-06-18 08:23:10

Low-voltage distribution for LEDs creates new opportunities for integrators ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Commercial Integrator" today announced that LumaStream has won the 2014 Product of the Year award for lighting. The award recognizes the most noteworthy and innovative solutions for the commercial integration business and is selected by a panel of industry experts, integrators, and subject editors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140218/FL66524LOGO...

2014-06-17 23:08:24

Larson Electronics unveils a new green 35 watt HID handheld spotlight with an optional seven or five inch lens. This spotlight is fitted with a green lens and produces a light beam capable of reaching distances over 1,900 feet in length. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The HL-85-HID-GREEN from Larson Electronics is a lightweight, ultra rugged, ergonomic handheld spotlight that operates on 12 or 24 volts DC via a 16’ coil cord ending in a cigarette plug. The unique reflector and lens...

2014-06-17 23:08:00

Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™ is excited to announce that the Company has partnered with Brown’s Electrical Supply Co. of Anchorage, the only independent Alaskan-owned and operated electrical wholesale and lighting company in the state, to bring Forever LED Light™ product line to businesses, government agencies, schools and non-profit organizations throughout Alaska. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 17,...

2014-06-17 23:02:16

Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™, today is proud to announce the national launch of their new ballast-compatible, eco-friendly Forever LED Light™. The new LED is capable of working with most electronic and magnetic ballasts with no need for ballast replacement. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™,...

2014-06-17 23:01:16

Independent poll supports call for higher standards in design and manufacturing, with the majority or respondents unsure current standards are adequate and another 20.3% indicating they are inadequate. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 In a randomized poll, over 200 business owners and managers were asked: "Do you believe there is sufficient standardization in the LED bulb industry (Energy Star, etc)?" In reply to the Leapfrog Lighting poll, 31.5% of business owners and...


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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.