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2014-10-09 16:22:34

Small changes around the house can equal big energy savings every month ATLANTA, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power kicked off its annual pledge drive this week in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) "Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR®" campaign. The campaign has been a core component of the company's energy efficiency education program since 2006 and asks customers to pledge to take small steps to save money and energy by making basic energy...

2014-10-09 08:22:11

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- These days, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are being increasingly used as replacements for traditional lamps and many other electronic appliances. In fact, lighting alone is responsible for up to 20 percent of the world's electricity consumption. As a result, the need to develop advanced LED materials and technology that produce more light while maintaining efficiency and reliability has become even more crucial in the industry. In many ways,...

2014-10-08 23:06:28

Larson Electronics has developed a new 18 watt LED tube lamp that is an excellent choice for upgrading existing T8 fluorescent lamp fixtures as well as a direct replacement for our own LED light fixtures. These are the first generation of our 18 watt LED tubes and they produce a total of 1,768 lumens per bulb. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The LEDT8-36-V1 18 watt T-series LED bulb from Larson Electronics works with any T8 fluorescent light fixture, can be configured for any T...

2014-10-08 23:02:02

High-voltage LED, with the ability to be driven to a maximum of 1.5W, providing high-lumen output at mid-power prices. High-reliability with Acrich Technology, ready to meet Energy Star standards. seoul (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Seoul Semiconductor (http://www.seoulsemicon.com), a global LED manufacturer, announced the availability of Acrich MJT 3030 a new LED in the Acrich MJT product family which improves on performance and enables lower system costs. Using Seoul Semiconductor’s...

2014-10-08 23:01:53

Mr. Electric has things every homeowner should do to conserve energy and reduce the electric bill. WACO, Texas (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 October is Energy Awareness Month and as the summer months turn into fall and eventually winter, Mr. Electric has things every homeowner should do to conserve energy and reduce the electric bill. Pay attention to the thermostat The ideal temperature to set the thermostat at during the fall and winter is 68 degrees. For optimal savings, lower the...

2014-10-08 16:22:30

LONDON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global residential lighting market is on the verge of a major transformation. Extremely energy efficient light-emitting diode (LED) lamps are being adopted at an astonishing rate while remote control of connected lights is on the cusp of becoming much more commonplace. Additionally, the movement to more all-encompassing home energy management (HEM) and home automation, of which smart lighting is a part, is steadily gathering pace. While the...

2014-10-08 08:22:18

CENTRAL COAST, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LightManufacturing of California delivered an array of four H1 Heliostats to Belgium to provide heat and light to an apartment building. The heliostats - sun-tracking mirrors - were installed on a garden wall, and shine light into North-facing windows. These windows normally get no direct sun, but with the addition of the heliostats get bright, warm sun for hours a day. The private client reports "when mid-day temperatures are...

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2014-10-08 05:16:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over the past decade, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have become a ubiquitous source of light around the globe and in recognition of this newly-emerged light source – the Nobel committee has awarded its 2014 prize for physics to its inventors. More specifically, Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of Japan and Shuji Nakamura of the University of California, Santa Barbara were awarded the prize for the invention of the blue light-emitting...

2014-10-07 23:00:56

Evluma announces an evolved, sleeker, lighting casting for the award-winning LED AreaMax, and offers an optional integrated solar photocontrol and an anti-corrosion coastal materials package. Renton, WA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 LED lighting manufacturer, Evluma, offers an optional integrated solar photocontrol and an anti-corrosion coastal materials package as they update the LED AreaMax product line with a sleeker, lighter casting. The new casting increases the LED luminaire's...

2014-10-07 12:21:21

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the days get shorter, lights and wipers play a major role in safe driving, as the chance of an accident increases if you can't see or be seen, according to the non-profit Car Care Council. "With fewer daylight hours in fall and winter, it's important to make sure your vehicle's lights and wipers are working properly so your visibility is not compromised and you can be seen by others," said Rich White, executive director, Car Care...


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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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