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Colour temperature explained

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What is color temperature?

What is color temperature? Color temperature is a way to describe the light appearance provided by a light bulb. It is measured in degrees of Kelvin (K) on a scale from 1,000 to 10,000. Typically, Kelvin temperatures for commercial and residential lighting applications fall somewhere on a scale from 2000K to 6500K. A light bulb’s color temperature lets us know what the look and feel of the light produced will be. The color temperature of a light bulb is assigned using the basis of correlated color temperature (CCT). For example, if you heat up a metal object, the object appears...

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Volvo Trucks to launch full range of electric trucks in Europe in 2021

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Volvo Trucks, Sweden’s AB Volvo’s main truck brand, will sell a complete range of electric, heavy-duty trucks in Europe starting in 2021, the company said in a statement on Thursday.Volvo said it was currently running tests of the electric heavy-duty Volvo FH, Volvo FM and Volvo FMX trucks, to be used for regional transport and urban construction operations in Europe.The trucks will have a gross combination weight of up to 44 tonnes, and, depending on the battery configuration, the range could be up to 300 kilometers, Volvo said.Sales will begin in 2021 and volume production will start...

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The Iron Bridge finally lights up

Photo courtesy of LPA Lighting15 years ago, the LIA began a campaign to have the famous Iron Bridge professionally illuminated and finally on September 19th this year, the lights were turned on.For years the bridge was occasionally washed with a dim yellow sodium light and when floods damaged the fixtures, they often weren’t replaced so at night, the bridge was all but invisible.The original campaign began with Keven Verdun MBE, the then CEO of the Lighting Association and was then taken up in 2008 by Peter Hunt. Despite many meetings with the Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust and English Heritage, the...

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Modernshows

Modernshows it's a light is showcasing on the The Modern Marketplace, a destination website for the best in Midcentury Modern dealers, designers, re-purposers and restorers. A wonderful showcase for must-have vintage furniture and accessories. https://modernshows.comhttps://modernshows.com/the-modern-marketplace https://modernshows.com/the-modern-marketplace/its-a-light/

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