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2014-08-19 16:25:09

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:High-Bay Lightinghttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2057404/High-Bay-Lighting.htmlEnergy Efficient Lighting and Lighting Controls for Warehouse, Industrial, Sporting, Retail, and Transportation FacilitiesHigh-bay lighting must meet the stringent demands of illuminating spaces from afar while minimizing contrast, reducing glare, and in many cases meeting strict safety and hazardous environment...

2014-08-19 16:22:45

Los Angeles and South Bay residents can save a lot of money on electrical bills by investing in various lighting devices LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An honest electrician in Los Angeles is hard to come by, but the expert electricians at 4 Over Electric always have their customer's best interest at heart. The fully bonded and licensed electrical contractors make it a part of their jobs to discuss ways to save money on electric bills for residential, commercial and industrial...

2014-08-19 08:24:01

RENTON, Wash., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LED lighting technology continues to improve at a rapid pace, particularly as it relates to lighting efficacy. The improved light performance combined with steep decreases in price recently has now allowed for LED lighting to become the default energy efficient lighting choice for many applications. This is especially true for commercial and industrial facilities where lighting is a significant overall piece of energy consumption and...

2014-08-18 23:05:17

Longtime leader in commercial and industrial grade lighting equipment Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 160 watt low profile LED light fixture that is a direct replacement for four foot, four lamp fluorescent light fixtures. The energy efficiency and longevity of LEDs make this light ideal for use in places requiring high bay illumination such as warehouses, malls, parking garages, and other similar environments. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The GAU-48-160W-LED from...

2014-08-18 23:04:56

Curio Design, a new company redefining the living space through an emphasis on emerging technologies and contemporary design, is debuting four new LED and Bluetooth-enabled lighting designs - Structo, Hype, Hype Triple, and SuperLight - at NY NOW, taking place at the Javits Center, aisle 3900, booth 3928, August 17 – 20. Giving new life to a mature technology, Curio has evolved the light pipe from its traditional use in scanners and copiers, into a precise optical instrument that...

2014-08-18 23:04:27

The Europe commercial aviation aircraft lighting systems market has been segmented on the basis of aircraft type and product class. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-commercial-aviation-aircraft-lighting-3229864162.html (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The European commercial aviation aircraft lighting systems market was valued at $255.17 million in 2013, and it is expected to reach $403.35 million by 2019. The European market for commercial aviation aircraft lighting systems...

2014-08-18 23:01:31

Precision-Paragon [P2] places safety as top priority in energy-efficient lighting retrofit kits. Yorba Linda, Calif. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 As fluorescent to LED conversion kits from several manufacturers hit the market, energy-efficient lighting manufacturer Precision-Paragon [P2] released a statement today reiterating its commitment to the importance of safe, standards-compliant lighting retrofit kits. [P2] is the manufacturer of the TKD LED Troffer Conversion Kit, which retrofits...

2014-08-14 23:07:15

Online lighting retailer 1000Bulbs.com will continue to sell its full line of T8 700 series fluorescent lamps despite the EISA light bulb ban on these products. With the ban in place, manufacturers will be forced to cease production of this series. Garland, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Online lighting retailer 1000Bulbs.com will continue to sell its full line of T8 700 fluorescent lamps despite the ban on these products which went into effect on July 14, 2014. With the ban in place,...

2014-08-14 23:05:37

Explosion proof lighting specialists Larson Electronics have announced the release of a Group B approved temporary manhole mount LED light fixture that provides operators with a powerful and highly convenient alternative to traditional string or tank lights. This Class 1 Division 1 & 2 explosion proof light fixture provides 10,000 lumens of high quality light while drawing only 150 watts. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 An innovative 24” man-way support bracket combined with a...

2014-08-14 16:22:29

The revolutionary WalaLight System, developed by USaveLED, LLC, was selected as the most innovative product in the elder care and long-term care field for 2014 during a national industry conference organized by Lincoln HealthCare BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- USaveLED, LLC, a leading supplier of LED lighting products, was selected as the first place award recipient in the annual Lincoln Healthcare LINK Long-Term Care and Senior Living Conference's Innovation...


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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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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