Articles tagged with: Readers Blog – Energy Saving
These days Electric Vehicles are looking more and more attractive. This week petrol has hit the €1.50 mark across the country and people are starting to panic. Maybe this is a good time to start looking more into our daily driving habits. Can we really afford to use the car when we could just as easily walk to where we want to go? Of course, starting to plan our routes to get more out of our fuel is a difficult transition, but also a necessary one. How many of us …
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Milestone in lighting
LED is fundamentally different from all light sources used until now, and many of its properties are unique.
LED stands for “light emitting diode”. This is an electronic semiconductor component (chip). If current flows in the right direction through the chip, it radiates light. The physical effect of light emission was discovered as early as 1907, and in 1962 the first red LED was produced. Green, orange and yellow were available ten years later. Twenty more years were needed before the blue version could be created. The first white …