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2014-05-15 23:07:06

Industrial lighting specialist Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 160 watt Class 1 & 2 fluorescent ultraviolet light fixture that is used to cure coatings and adhesives or as a germicidal agent. The EPL-48-4L-UV uses a special ballast and bulb to produce an ultraviolet light. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The EPL-48-4L-UV fixture from Larson Electronics is a four foot, four lamp explosion proof fluorescent light fixture that emits light in the ultraviolet spectrum....

2014-05-15 16:33:40

Jade Sky Technologies and UC Davis's California Lighting Technology Center demonstrate the lighting market's readiness to meet tough new quality standards MILPITAS, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Jade Sky Technologies ("JST"), a clean-tech start-up manufacturer of LED driver ICs with best-in-class dimming at the best value, announces the recently completed demonstration of the technical and economic feasibility of meeting the flicker and dimming requirements set by the...

2014-05-15 16:32:12

New UL Classified LED Retrofit Kit helps manufacturers efficiently incorporate LED technology into existing luminaire designs NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UL, a global safety science leader, introduced today a streamlined process for manufacturers to obtain a UL listing for LED surface-mounted tube lamps. With significant growth projected in the LED market, manufacturers are looking for ways to incorporate LED technology into existing luminaire designs. After...

2014-05-15 16:22:34

First-of-its-kind program to help manufacturers meet both North American and international standards NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UL, a global safety science leader, introduced today a new global certification program for portable luminaires, the most popular type of LED luminaires. This is the first time a certified testing laboratory has created a single set of samples and tests that combine the requirements of both North American and International...

2014-05-14 23:08:16

Longtime leader in commercial and industrial grade lighting equipment Larson Electronics has announced the release of a portable LED mini light tower system that provides a rechargeable, portable lighting solution for applications where power is not readily available. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 The WAL-RPS-TP-LEDP3W-3 from Larson Electronics is a portable LED mini light system that is comprised of a rechargeable battery pack, a 9 watt LED light mounted on a collapsible tripod, and a...

2014-05-13 23:11:11

COBLights.com, a leading lighting supplier based in China, is now offering huge price cuts, up to 30 percent off, on all its practical COB ceiling lights. (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 COBLights.com, a leading lighting supplier based in China, is now offering huge price cuts, up to 30 percent off, on all its practical COB ceiling lights. The wholesale COB ceiling lights from COBLights.com are specially made for the international market. The company’s products are featured with novel designs,...

2014-05-13 08:25:35

More than 20 Hazardous Area and General Purpose Efficient LED Flood Light Fixture Variations listed on DLC Qualified Products List, Now Pre-Qualified for Utility Rebates FARMINGDALE, N.J., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dialight (LSE: DIA.L), an innovative leader in LED lighting technology, today announced the listing of their DuroSite and SafeSite LED Flood Light family on the DesignLights Consortium's Solid State Lighting Fixtures Qualified Products List. Posting on the DLC list identifies...

2014-05-13 08:25:07

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an ambitious effort to reduce energy use on a global scale, the Clean Energy Ministerial's Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative announced a competition to recognize the most energy-efficient lighting around the world. SEAD Global Efficiency Medals will be awarded to the most energy-efficient lamps and luminaires on the market as well as to new technologies that push the boundaries of efficient...

2014-05-12 23:08:49

COBLights.com is a leading LED track lighting company based in China. Recently, the company has added over 1000 items to its collection of 20W COB Track Lights. (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 COBLights.com is a leading LED track lighting company based in China. Recently, the company has added over 1000 items to its collection of 20W COB Track Lights. These new items are offered in different colours and specifications. Moreover, all the company’s clients can get a discounted price, up to 30...

2014-05-12 08:23:51

JACKSON, Mich., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is helping families across Michigan to save energy and money this year by donating 85,000 energy-efficient light bulbs through food banks. "Energy efficiency has provided more than $575 million in savings to the homes and businesses we serve. By doing this, we continue to make good on our Promise to help Michigan save energy in a practical, everyday way," said Garrick Rochow, Consumers Energy's vice president of customer...


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
attercop
  • 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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