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Exposure To 'White' Light Suppresses Melatonin
2011-09-12 09:39:25

  Exposure to the light of white LED bulbs, it turns out, suppresses melatonin 5 times more than exposure to the light of High Pressure Sodium bulbs that give off an orange-yellow light. "Just as there are regulations and standards for 'classic' pollutants, there should also be regulations and rules for the pollution stemming from artificial light at night," says Prof. Abraham Haim of the University of Haifa. "White" light bulbs that emit light at shorter wavelengths are greater...

2011-08-17 08:00:00

KEMP, Texas, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Larson Electronics' Magnalight.com has announced the release of a new wheeled light cart designed to provide powerful lighting for hazardous locations on a mobile and easily deployed platform. Carrying two 400 watt metal halide lamps and approved for Class 1 Division 2 hazardous locations, the HAL-2X400C wheeled light cart illuminates up to 50,000 square feet of workspace. Featuring rugged aluminum and stainless steel construction, an SOOW...

2011-06-22 22:41:03

Fluorescent, metal-halide lights tested for effects on sweet potato whitefly resistance In horticultural production, growers often depend on systems that use artificial light to produce high-quality transplants. Although the systems are efficient, fluorescent lamps can produce plants with shorter shoots than those grown under natural light. Studies have indicated that this reduced shoot elongation is due to the high red:far red ratio of typical commercial fluorescent lamps, which emit little...

2011-05-17 12:11:00

PHILADELPHIA and DANVERS, Mass., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OSRAM SYLVANIA, a North American lighting leader, today announced that the QUICKTRONIC® QTO High-Efficiency line of metal halide dimming ballasts, was honored with a Best of Category award in the Ballasts, Transformers and Drivers category of the Innovation Awards Program at LIGHTFAIR INTERNATIONAL 2011. Marking OSRAM SYLVANIA's sixth consecutive LIGHTFAIR Innovation Award, the recognition acknowledges the...

2011-05-03 07:00:00

TROY, Mich., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alumalight LLC, in conjunction with E&R Industrial, recently completed a massive lighting retrofit program for Red Spot Paint and Varnish Company at its corporate headquarters in Evansville, IN. The commercial project qualifies as the single largest lighting retrofit project eligible for Vectren Energy Delivery's lighting rebate program. Vectren's Business Custom Incentive Program, part of the company's energy efficiency program known as...

2011-03-07 12:10:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lusio Solid-State Lighting, a worldwide brand and division of LightWild, announced today the delivery of 4,750 high bay LED fixtures to Doha, Qatar, for the Qatar National Convention Centre extension. Scheduled to open later this year, the project will add 850,000 square feet, a significant feat for a convention centre. Lusio lighting was specified by Burns & McDonnell, the Prime Architectural and Engineering firm for the project,...

2011-03-04 08:00:00

HUIZHOU, China, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Intelligent Lighting and Electronics, Inc. ("China Intelligent" or "the Company") (NYSE Amex: CIL), a leading provider of lighting solutions that engages in the design, manufacture, sales and marketing of high-quality LED and other lighting products, today announced that its LED street lamps have passed the International Commission on Illumination's ("CIE") 127-1997 Standard Test, conducted by National Lighting Test Center....

2011-03-03 10:27:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lusio Solid-State Lighting, a worldwide brand and division of LightWild, today announced the general availability of its Lusio Low Bay Wide commercial and industrial fixture. The Lusio Low Bay Wide fixture features a wide light distribution that provides excellent fixture-to-fixture crossover for high uniformity. The extremely efficient optic provides high vertical footcandles and wider fixture spacing. The Lusio Low Bay Wide is...

2010-12-16 08:00:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Lusio® Solid State Lighting, a worldwide brand and division of LightWild, today announced the release of 80 innovative SSL fixtures for warehouses, convention centers, transportation terminals, manufacturing plants, and other commercial and industrial facilities that utilize high bay, low bay, and aisle lighting fixtures. "Today's release is the culmination of years of input from customers and significant engineering...

2010-12-15 08:00:00

DANVERS, Mass., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Progress Committee of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) included 24 OSRAM SYLVANIA products in its 2010 report of innovative industry developments. The North American lighting leader had the most products acknowledged for significant advancement to lighting and accepted into the IES Progress Report. These highly efficient, long life products from OSRAM SYLVANIA were presented at the IESNA Annual Conference, in...


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