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Latest Phase-out of incandescent light bulbs Stories

2012-01-30 08:00:00

Increasing market demand prompts Internet retailer to expand lighting selection into automotive bulbs. Garland, TX (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 Recognizing increased demand in the lighting marketplace, 1000Bulbs.com recently announced the addition of automotive lighting to its online offering. Though the company previously offered an array of miniature indicator bulbs, including brake lights and turn signal bulbs, the new offering includes a variety of headlight capsules and fog lamps all...

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2011-12-30 10:13:58

Thomas Edison´s most popular invention, the incandescent lightbulb may soon be fading into history. Efficiency standards targeting the traditional home bulb will gradually phase out the 131-year-old creation in favor of new technologies that use at least 25 percent less energy, reports Wendy Koch for USA Today. A major reason for the new standards, says Jacklyn Pardini of Lowe´s, is that “people are looking for more energy-efficient options.” Beginning on January...

The Incandescent Light Bulb Survives For Another Year
2011-12-17 06:28:00

The incandescent light bulb seems to have won a new lease on life, at least for the next 9 months say Washington insiders. According to reports coming out of the capitol, Congressional leaders reached an agreement on Thursday that will effectively, if temporarily, nullify legislation passed in 2007 that would have outlawed traditional incandescent bulbs as early as next spring. The new deal constitutes just a tiny part of the monolithic 1,200-page spending bill that designates the amount...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.