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2014-08-06 23:01:32

GE Lighting received three Best of the Best awards from tED magazine’s annual marketing competition for its LED downlights product launch, Project Getaway campaign and Women in STEM outreach program. EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 GE Lighting has been recognized with three awards from The Electrical Distributor (tED) magazine’s 2014 Best of the Best Annual Marketing Competition. The awards, which were presented Aug. 5 at the National Association of Electrical...

2014-08-06 16:27:08

NASHUA, N.H., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --LEDs Magazine is now accepting applications for the inaugural LEDs Magazine Sapphire Awards program. The program will culminate with the magazine recognizing the industry's most innovative LED-centric enabling-technology products and LED-based lighting products as determined by a stellar panel of independent LED-industry experts. The Sapphire Awards program will also recognize an Illumineer of the Year, a person or team that is responsible for...

2014-08-06 08:38:00

DUBLIN, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global LED Lighting Industry Analysis & Market Forecast 2012 - 2020 " report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The LED lighting market began to rebound from 2013 and is projected to kick into high gear starting from 2014. Global leading companies have already seen improving performance from 2013. Although IT segment (BLU for TV, monitor, handset, etc.) has...

2014-08-05 23:09:29

VLEDS, the leader in state-of-the-art LED headlights, fog lights, brake lights, turn signal lights, light bars, accent lights, and more for an incredibly wide range of automobiles, is announcing that it is expanding its already large line of daytime running lights. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 For safety and style, VLEDS lights are optimal for just about any automobile model. Now, VLEDS has expanded its daytime running lights line, available currently on its website at...

nurses need sunlight
2014-08-05 03:30:03

Melissa Osgood, Cornell University For the health and happiness of nurses – and for the best care of hospital patients – new Cornell research suggests exposure to natural light may be the best medicine. In a forthcoming Cornell study published in the journal Health Environments Research and Design, Rana Zadeh, assistant professor of design and environmental analysis, discovered nurses who had access to natural light enjoyed significantly lower blood pressure, communicated more often...

2014-08-04 23:09:08

EcoTech Marine Launches Its First Freshwater LED Light Fixture Allentown, PA (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 EcoTech Marine is proud to announce its newest member of the Radion LED lighting line, the Radion XR15 FW. Available soon at your local fish store or favorite online retailer, EcoTech’s newest LED light is designed to meet the needs of the Freshwater tropical fish and planted aquarium hobbyist. The EcoTech Freshwater light will be sold under the EcoTech Freshwater brand name. Priced at...

2014-08-04 23:05:33

Industrial lighting specialists Larson Electronics have announced the release of a 20 foot telescoping light mast with 360° rotating capabilities and electric winches for ease of operation. The LM-20-EW is a fold over light mast that provides a safe and effective way for operators to quickly deploy lights, security cameras and other equipment to elevations of twenty feet. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The LM-20-EW produced by Larson Electronics features a rotating boom that...

2014-08-04 23:00:08

Now, all Kingbuying.com's brand new led lights are provided at greatly discounted rates, up to 28% off. The special offer will come to an end on July 16, 2014. (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Among the thousands of electronic product suppliers cramming the global market, only a handful of them provide truly reliable items and services. Thankfully, Kingbuying.com has stepped into the largely unregulated field to provide worldwide clients with the most practical and affordable items. Recently,...

2014-08-04 16:26:42

STONEHAM, Mass., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CIRCADIAN®, the global leader in managing 24/7 workforce productivity, health and safety in businesses that operate around the clock, announced today that it has acquired a controlling stake in ZircLight Inc. with a $2.5 million Series A investment led by ams AG, a leading designer and manufacturer of sensor and analog solutions including sensor-integrated intelligent managers that are enabling the next generation of smart lighting...

2014-08-01 23:07:32

DauerLED introduces a complete line of LED Downlight Retrofit Luminaires for 4”, 5”, and 6” Hi-Hat cans. The simplicity of installation, combined with the lumen efficacy, color quality, and beautifully sleek lines, combine for a huge upgrade in both aesthetics as well as energy efficiency. Medley, FL (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Both the 4” version and the 6” version come in a high output version. The 4” retrofit kit is designed to replace a 50W lamp, and is available in 2700K,...


Latest Lighting Reference Libraries

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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
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'