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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,...

2014-08-01 23:03:52

Longtime leader in commercial and industrial grade lighting equipment Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 180 watt portable LED work light. This new portable, stackable LED work light provides high light output. 360° coverage, and extreme durability within a portable aluminum frame. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 The WAL-STK-3X600E portable work area LED light from Larson Electronics provides a 16,200 lumen floodlight beam covering a complete 360° work area...

2014-07-31 23:21:23

USHIO America’s Solid State Lighting Group, a leader in the specialty and general lighting marketplaces, today announced the launch of its Uphoria LED Downlight Retrofit kits. These will allow users to transform existing, inefficient lamp-based downlights to sleek, energy-efficient integrated LED fixtures within minutes. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 USHIO America’s Solid State Lighting Group, a leader in the specialty and general lighting marketplaces, today announced the launch...

2014-07-30 23:05:06

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “Global and China Optoelectronic Device Industry Report, 2014-2016” to its store. Inquire before buying on this report at http://www.chinamarketresearchreports.com/contacts/inquire-before-buy.php?name=114877. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Optoelectronic device refers to various functional devices made through the electricity-photon conversion effect, widely used in communications, solar energy, industrial laser, LED and other...

2014-07-30 23:02:07

The new InstaLumen Driverless LED Light Bar comes ready to plug into any standard wall outlet for immediate long lasting LED lighting. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Solid Apollo LED introduces the new InstaLumen Driverless LED Light Bar which plugs directly into any standard household AC outlet. Bring energy saving, long lasting LED illumination to any indoor location. The low profile and premium design is UL listed and comes ready to plug in straight out of the box. The InstaLumen...

2014-07-30 23:00:54

The majority of business owners and managers polled in a recent commissioned research study indicated that they would prefer to finance the upfront costs of LED lighting. Ottawa Canada (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Financing makes the difference on a decision to implement energy-saving LED lighting solutions in a workplace, according to a new poll commissioned by Leapfrog Lighting. Only 16.5% of business owner and manager respondents had no intention of implementing LEDs, while a sizable 66.3%...

2014-07-30 12:21:08

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Automotive Lighting Market 2014-2019, Trend, Profit, and Forecast Analysishttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2185214/Global-Automotive-Lighting-Market-2014-2019-Trend-Profit-and-Forecast-Analysis.html Background:Global automotive lighting market is expected to reach an estimated value of $28.6 billion by 2019. The major drivers of automotive lighting market are increasing vehicle...


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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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