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How to Reduce Glare to Save Your Eyesight!

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How to Reduce Glare to Save Your Eyesight!

Are your eyes straining as you are sitting at your desk? Do you think your pen is gleaming a bit too much? Are you squinting while operating a forklift? For everyone’s sake, please don’t close your eyes! Instead, reduce the glare. High-intensity output is reflected from highly reflective surfaces like glossy magazines and chrome plating. This is how glare is created and causes discomfort. Brighter isn’t always better! Maintaining your eyesight is of utmost importance inside and outside of the workplace. So here are a few ways you can reduce glare to boost your eye comfort. Use Darker Colored Furniture...

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Incandescent vs. Fluorescent Lights; What Comes Out on Top?

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Incandescent vs. Fluorescent Lights; What Comes Out on Top?

Being an LED light supplier, we are hard advocates of its higher efficiency and brighter output. And while we’ve pitted LED against incandescent and fluorescent lights, we’ve never taken a look at them against each other. So this week, we are going to explore how they work in order to see which light you should buy if LED isn’t accessible to you at this time. How Incandescent Lights Work An incandescent bulb is made up of a glass mount holding the support wires and a 1-inch coiled tungsten filament inside. Inert gas fills the bulb to keep the filament from evaporating....

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3 Codes You Need to Know to Effectively Reduce Energy Costs

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3 Codes You Need to Know to Effectively Reduce Energy Costs

With the ongoing support for energy efficiency, more people are making the switch to LED lighting. This is coupled with codes and standards, which enforce requirements to ensure the United States head towards a greener direction. Provisions vary between states and can affect a contractor’s ability to use certain building designs and parts. Therefore, it’s important to know what conditions you need to fulfill. Here are the three major codes to consider when taking on new construction projects or renovations. IECC In 2000, the ICC drafted the International Energy Conservation Code to promote mechanical and lighting systems efficiency. It also...

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