incandescent lamp

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electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity

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Caption: Thomas Edison was inspired by a metalcaster to reignite his efforts to invent what became the incandescent light bulb.
Works with a wide variety of lighting fixtures, as it is very similar to the clear incandescent light bulb in terms of shape and light quality(2).
Output of more than 900 lumens, equivalent to a 60 Watt incandescent light bulb * Lifetime of more than 25,000 hours, which is 25X greater than a typical incandescent bulb* Color Rendering Index (CRI) greater than 90, which is a high measure of lighting quality * Color Temperature between 2700 -- 3000 Kelvin, which is "warm" white light comparable to that of incandescent sources 2009 Al Bawaba (www.
Best Alternatives: Despite their mercury content, compact fluorescents are still considered much more eco-friendly than incandescent light bulbs by the U.
VAN NUYS -- Assemblyman Lloyd Levine -- who has proposed legalizing euthanasia, banning the incandescent light bulb and prohibiting cruelty to elephants -- has done it again.
The incandescent light bulb has had a long history, with the technology little changed since 1879, when Thomas Edison produced light with a carbonized thread from his wife's sewing box.
The standard incandescent light bulb has been lighting up our kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms for years.
The invention of the arc lamp in 1846 brought electric light into the theater for special effects; Thomas Edison's 1879 incandescent light bulb opened up the field of experimentation, in lighting design for theater and dance.
In a move that marks a major milestone in the nation's transition to energy-efficient lighting, SWITCH Lighting[TM], the maker of the first true LED replacement for the incandescent light bulb, announced today that its award-winning, highly-anticipated LED light bulbs are now available at over 350 participating Batteries Plus stores nationwide.
The bulb triumphed in the Bright Tomorrow competition run by the US Department of Energy that aimed to find an energy efficient alternative to the 60-watt incandescent light bulb.
Lighting accounts for 19 percent or one third of the world's electricity consumption, where 90 percent of the energy used through an incandescent light bulb is wasted as heat, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Graham said press reports about the demise of the traditional incandescent light bulb have led many to worry about the new choices.
In response to the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act, which bans the use of incandescent light bulbs by the year 2014, General Electric has shut down its last factory in the United States that makes the incandescent light bulb.
The rhetorical gloves will come off on November 8 during the Opening Session of the conference, as world-renowned lighting designer and author Howard Brandston (left) andaj den Daas, chairman of Philips Lighting North America, debate the most contentious lighting issue of our time--the ban of the incandescent light bulb.