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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...

2014-05-11 23:03:14

COBLights.com, the well-known led lighting company from China, is now providing worldwide customers with its latest designs of 20W COB Floodlights. According to the company’s chief executive officer, all these high quality floodlights are offered at discounted rates, up to 30 percent off. (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 COBLights.com, the well-known led lighting company from China, is now providing worldwide customers with its latest designs of 20W COB Floodlights. According to the company’s...

2014-05-10 23:01:47

COBLights.com, the leading ceiling light manufacturer, has recently released its new versions of LED ceiling lights. Now, the company is providing deep discounts, from 10 to 30 percent off, on these practical items. (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 COBLights.com, the leading ceiling light manufacturer, has recently released its new versions of LED ceiling lights. Now, the company is providing deep discounts, from 10 to 30 percent off, on these practical items. All people can enjoy the low rate before...

2014-05-09 23:10:21

Recently, COBLights.com, a famous China light supplier, has released its new collection of LED downlights. What’s more, the company has launched a special offer on these useful items. (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Recently, COBLights.com, a famous China light supplier, has released its new collection of LED downlights. What’s more, the company has launched a special offer on these useful items; all customers can get a discounted price (up to 30 percent off) before May 28, 2014. The company...

2014-05-09 23:03:09

Tianma NLT America (TNAM) has announced the introduction of a new 15.6-inch wide WXGA a-SI TFT LCD, developed by NLT Technologies. The LCD features a long-life white LED backlight unit that provides high luminance with lower maintenance costs for equipment and reduced environmental impact. (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Tianma NLT America (TNAM) has announced the introduction of a new 15.6-inch wide WXGA a-SI TFT LCD, developed by NLT Technologies. The LCD features a long-life white LED backlight...

2014-05-08 23:09:45

1000Bulbs.com is pleased to announce it is now offering Kobi Electric 277-volt LED R-style lamps for use in recessed can lights, track lights and more. Garland, Texas (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Always striving to be on the cutting edge of new and exciting lighting technology, 1000Bulbs.com is pleased to announce it is now offering Kobi Electric 277-volt LED R-style lamps for use in recessed can lights, track lights and more. This new development in LED technology enables energy-efficient...

2014-05-08 23:05:33

As commercial & industrial LED lighting becomes mainstream, [P2] customers can take advantage of significantly lower costs. Yorba Linda, Calif. (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Lighting manufacturer Precision-Paragon [P2] announced today that in the past three years, the cost difference between LED and fluorescent lighting has shrunk dramatically, thanks to substantial reductions in the cost of LED technology. "We've seen the installation costs for LED lighting cut by more than 60%...

2014-05-08 16:29:42

New SafeSite® Class I, Div 2 LED High Bay Leverages Touch Screen and Wireless Technology for Maximum Control and Lighting Efficiency FARMINGDALE, N.J., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dialight (LSE: DIA.L), the innovative global leader in LED lighting technology, today introduced the world's first Class I Div 2 certified LED lighting system featuring advanced integrated wireless controls. The new SafeSite(®) High Bay with Wireless Control system offers a simple and secure touch-screen...


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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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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