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Help Green Blog Plant Trees

March 13, 2008

Green-blog.org is a multi-author blog site and forum that provides useful information and interesting discussion about environmental issues. The site is developing a strong and dedicated user base who provide lots of great content and has just announced a tree planting and membership drive. This is not the first tree planting drive you may have […]

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A Tree that means many things to many people

March 4, 2008

The concept, or perception, that a symbol must only have one meaning to all people is nonsensical. However, this phenomenon is very common. Take the modern Christmas tree for example. A Christmas tree is simply any variety of evergreen tree, that is cut and placed in the home during the winter holidays. Or is it? […]

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LED Lighting CRI and the Lighting Revolution

February 29, 2008

We have mentioned this many times in previous articles, but it’s worth pointing out again here: incandescent lighting is old technology. We live in an age of super-powerful computers that fit in the palms of our hands, but most of the world still lights its environment with archaic and inefficient incandescent lighting technology. Given the […]

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Making sense of LED Terminology

February 6, 2008

Lighting technology has be stagnant for over 100 years. Compact fluorescent lamps are now common place in most stores, but a few years ago you couldn’t buy anything but an incandescent light bulb. After just being introduced to the CFL, after 100 years of the same technology, consumers are now being introduced to a LED […]

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Advantages of LED Rope Light

January 24, 2008

Advantages of LED Rope Light We should probably first start out by explaining what Rope Light is – Rope light is a string of lamps, connected in series, which emit various colors of light. These lamps are covered in a round, transparent, flexible plastic housing, which protects the lamps and wiring, and allows for easy […]

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Diversify Your Decorating Options with LED Wedding Lights

January 5, 2008

Developing and installing attractive decorative lighting for your wedding day, or other special occasion, can be challenging. Traditional lighting solutions are limited by battery life, weather, and extension cords lengths. This often makes it difficult or impossible, to achieve the type of lighting affects you want for your event, without unsightly extension cords or lots […]

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The Economics of LED Christmas Lights

October 6, 2007

In the 1980’s a 35 light set of Christmas tree lights would cost $10.00. That would be more than $29 today. Christmas lights were expensive back then, and most people would spend a few years building up a stock of lights, only to have to replace them the following year. As time went on Christmas […]

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A New Solution to an Unpopular Holiday Task: LED Lighting

August 26, 2007

Stringing up Christmas lights has traditionally been an unpopular holiday task. Untangling wires, balancing on a ladder so you can attach them to the house, are all chores associated with this endeavor – But the biggest problem for many people, is finding that mysterious broken bulb. Hours are lost and tempers flare–most of us remember […]

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How Do LED Holiday Lights Work?

July 30, 2007

Light Emitting Diodes or LEDs are now considered the greatest invention in lighting since Edison’s light bulb in 1879. LEDs are rapidly replacing light bulbs in a variety of high-reliability applications including traffic lights, brake lights, and emergency exit signs. This is to increase visibility and awareness of any important signage. For example, the likes […]

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