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Shedding Light on Planned Obsolescence

Shedding Light on Planned Obsolescence

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There’s an incandescent light bulb at a California fire station that has burned since 1901, exceeding one million hours in service, and earning a Guinness Book record for the world’s longest-burning bulb. It’s an illumination anomaly.

Prior to 1924, incandescent bulbs were engineered to last upwards of 2,500 hours. Today, however,  … Read More

Eaton’s LED Luminaire Named an Edison Awards Winner

Eaton’s LED Luminaire Named an Edison Awards Winner

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Power management company Eaton today announced that its Metalux™ SkyRidge™ light-emitting diode (LED) with Integrated Sensor Control System has been named a 2016 Bronze award winner by the internationally renowned Edison Awards™. The distinguished awards, inspired by Thomas Edison’s persistence and inventiveness, recognize innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global  … Read More

The Blue Light Blues and Biophilic Lighting

The Blue Light Blues and Biophilic Lighting

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Light not only illuminates our environment, but studies show that it also regulates human physiological processes by influencing a variety of subconscious functions such as sleep, mood, concentration, melatonin synthesis, and mental health. And it does so with the help of the retina.

The retina, a thin neural sheet at the  … Read More

Suprising Facts About the Reliability of LED Lighting Systems

Suprising Facts About the Reliability of LED Lighting Systems

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Martin Webley, LEDtronics manager of business development and strategic relationships, says LED lights bring much to the table. “There are economic advantages, very dramatic cost advantages: reductions in managing costs, reduction in maintenance costs,” he says. “There’s also the reduced need for air conditioning; thus a reduced demand on the  … Read More



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