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2015-01-20 23:00:49

Commercial grow facilities embrace the new Kind LED grow lights to cultivate crops of plants grown indoors during winter in cold parts of the world, or to supplement sunlight in pinkhouses year-round

2015-01-20 12:33:33

DALLAS, January 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds LED lighting market research reports with global forecasts to 2020 and regional (North America, Brazil,

2015-01-20 08:25:33

An energy saving LED solution to replace existing HID and fluorescent fixtures AURORA, Ohio, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Technical Consumer Products, Inc.

2015-01-19 23:03:28

ThinkLite® responds to the challenges faced by garage operators with its latest breakthrough lighting product, the revolutionary high output T5 & T8 LED Retrofit Tube lights.

2015-01-19 23:02:37

Industrial lighting specialist Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 150 watt LED pedestal mount work light with an inline transformer.

2015-01-18 23:00:51

On display were ThinkLite solutions for every part of a facility from gymnasium, to swimming pool, to hockey rinks, indoor sports, fitness centers and more. Natick

2015-01-16 23:02:22

Longtime leader in commercial and industrial grade lighting equipment Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 150 watt portable LED work light mounted to an adjustable aluminum frame.

2015-01-15 23:10:59

FMI has achieved energy savings and reduced waste in its operations in 2014, netting approximately $18,000 in electric usage savings in one year. Elk Grove Village,

2015-01-15 23:05:07

Larson Electronics has announced the release of the WAL-TP-2XGLM-1227 portable telescoping light tower with dual remote controlled spotlights designed for high power and easy deployment and operation.


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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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