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A Good Dose Of Morning Sunlight Keeps Off The Pounds: Study
2014-04-03 09:43:40

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online By most accounts, a healthy lifestyle should include a balanced diet, regular exercise, and – according to a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE – a long dose of bright light in the morning. In the study, researchers from Northwestern University found that the time, strength and duration of light exposure is directly linked to body mass index (BMI), even after considering confounding factors. "The earlier this light...

2014-04-02 23:32:25

The LUX Linear is a Bright, Minimalist, and Efficient Task Light Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Mighty Bright, designer and manufacturer of innovative LED lighting products, is thrilled to introduce the newest addition to the LUX Line, the LUX Linear LED Undercabinet Light. The LUX Linear is an eco-friendly LED Undercabinet Light designed to affix easily to existing casegoods in offices, hospitality spaces, and residential interiors. The LUX Linear can be seen at...

2014-04-02 23:22:06

The $42-million-dollar, 125,000-square-foot school contains 24,510 square feet of Duo-Gard’s translucent systems, mostly in clerestory wall applications ranging from 9 feet to 30 feet high. Combined with glass systems, they provide the benefits of natural light to 97% of the regularly occupied spaces in the school. Canton, MI (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 A high-performance translucent daylighting system by Duo-Gard Industries is brightening the outlook for students at Baltimore’s first new...

2014-04-01 23:33:14

Recently, LIGHTUP LED has finished two lighting projects. One is a shopping mall project and another is in an underground car park. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 LIGHTUP LED is a popular lighting manufacturer and wholesaler in the LED industry; the business provides many lighting products to its customers. Recently, the company has finished two lighting projects. One is a shopping mall project and another is in an underground car park. In the two cases, T5 and T8 LED tube lights from LIGHTUP LED...

2014-04-01 23:30:50

Baby Bright LED Sensor Light is Mighty Bright’s First Motion Activated Light Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Mighty Bright, designer and manufacturer of innovative personal LED lights, is pleased to introduce the Baby Bright LED Sensor Light, a multi-functional motion sensor light designed for nursery usage. The Sensor Light is designed with parents and children in mind, providing nursery-essential lighting for changing tables and nightstands. It is available at...

2014-04-01 23:24:37

Industrial lighting specialists Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 20 foot telescoping light mast with 360° rotating capabilities that is equipped with four 150 watt LED light fixtures. The LM-18-4X150RT-RB is a fold over light mast that produces 48,000 lumens of light capable of illuminating 2.5 acres of work space. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The LM-18-4X150RT-RB produced by Larson Electronics features a rotating boom that allows for 360° of rotation, a...

2014-04-01 23:01:18

Programmable lighting with a color range as broad as Photoshop’s might not be the newest technology in the world (it’s at least been around long enough that we found plenty of Chinese bootleg products in researching this piece), but this one’s special. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The following is a new post issued by eStudioHanzo on behalf of First Class Posting. The following are excerpts: "The fascinating thing about the Hue Connected isn’t so much what it does as what it...

2014-03-31 23:30:11

Leading manufacturer and distributor of industrial lighting Larson Electronics announces the release of a 150 watt Class 2 Division 1 explosion proof LED light mounted on a non-sparking aluminum base. The EPLC2-PM-150LED-100 explosion proof LED light can illuminate up to 10,000 square feet of work space and features a convenient pedestal mount base stand for easy handling and operation. Kemp, TX (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The EPLC2-PM-150LED-100 explosion proof LED light from Larson...

2014-03-31 16:24:09

WORCESTER, Mass., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Fixtures, a leader in commercial and sports lighting, now offers LG LED modules used in wall packs, bollard lights, and flood lights in 3000K. Until now, most LED outdoor lighting has used cool white or daylight lighting, a harsh bluish white light. Higher Kelvin or white light LEDs once emitted more light than warmer light. This frustrated architects, lighting specifiers and property managers. With advanced technology and high...

2014-03-31 12:24:04

LONDON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Energy Harvesting: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013-2019 WinterGreen Research announces that it has published a new study Energy Harvesting Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2019. The 2013 study has 597 pages, 288 tables and figures. Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the Energy Harvesting is used inside...


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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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