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Improving Driver Safety and Addressing Discomfort Glare with LED Streetlights

By | October 11, 2016

WASHINGTON, Jul 18, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Long hours of nighttime driving can cause eyestrain because while our vision adapts to the surrounding darkness, the sudden stabs of brightness from streetlamps can be irritating, distracting and even painful. Even as LED technology has transformed the lighting industry, bringing the promise of more energy-efficient road illumination, […]

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Summary of the 2014 Profile of the Electrical Contractor

By | October 11, 2016

BETHESDA, MD. — More than 2,700 owner- and top-management level U.S. electrical contractors report a high influence in electrical design and brand specification — maintaining a steady gain over the past decade. According to Electrical Contractor magazine’s biennial reader survey, the 2014 Profile of the Electrical Contractor, more than 80 percent of electrical contractors now report a medium or […]

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8 Crafts to Get You through the Holidays Using Old Incandescent Light Bulbs

By | October 11, 2016

The chill in the air, the leaves turning color, it can only mean one thing: time to bust out the hot glue gun because it’s craft time. Save your burnt out incandescent bulbs from the landfill and consider one of these DIY projects instead! 1) Balloon Fiesta Here in Albuquerque the air is changing: cooler […]

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January 10 is National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

By | October 11, 2016

It’s a new year, and a new opportunity to save both energy and money. Perhaps you’ve been meaning to take some steps to save energy, but just haven’t gotten around to it yet. You’ve read articles, seen videos, and heard from your friends and co-workers about all of the cool “green” trends that have emerged […]

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A New Breakthrough in Li-Fi Technology

By | October 11, 2016

If you’ve never heard of LiFi, don’t worry – you’re not alone. The technology is still in its infancy, but researchers are quickly paving way to perfecting this new communication medium. LiFi, a nickname given to technology that uses Visible Light Communication (VLC), is basically the ability to transmit data wirelessly using light waves similar to […]

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Sandia Labs Develops Inexpensive Technology for LED Covers

By | October 11, 2016

Sandia National Laboratories has come up with an inexpensive way to synthesize titanium-dioxide nanoparticles and is seeking partners who can demonstrate the process at industrial scale for everything from solar cells to light-emitting diodes (LEDs). Titanium-dioxide (TiO2) nanoparticles already show great in the production of reflective coatings on signs and optical encapsulants (a fancy term […]

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The Price of Copper

By | October 11, 2016

The Department of Energy reports that copper theft causes nearly $1 billion in losses to US businesses every year. What would you do for few hundred bucks? Would you ruin something that cost innocent people thousands of dollars to fix, create a danger to the community, or even risk your own life? It doesn’t make […]

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14 Awesome LED Design Ideas for Stairs

By | October 11, 2016

by Laurie Dudasik – 3/30/14 A new trend in home decor is the addition of LED light strips or recessed bulbs along the stairwell to better illuminate the way for its user. Check out these cool design ideas that will immediately give you a modern, stylish look while saving on energy costs. LED Light Strip […]

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New Comfortable Lighting Available For Medical Facilities

By | October 11, 2016

Visa Lighting has announced the debut of their new Serenity product line designed for healthcare environments, including patient rooms, treatment rooms and long-term care. Serenity over bed fixtures are extremely versatile and come equipped with separately switched reading, ambient and exam lighting settings. The fixtures are unique in that they distribute the multi-function performance lighting […]

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