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    to the idea that normal lighting or an incandescent light bulb. They have used them for so long that they do not want to switch over to the light emitting diode(LED) because the LED has a bigger initial cost. LED’s in the long term, save more money than the normal light bulb. Normal incandescent light bulbs use 60 watts of energy while the LED only uses six to eight. That is over seven times more efficient than the normal light bulb. On top of LED not using as much watt 's, they 80% more efficient the standard lights. If the whole nation were to switch over to LED’s, there would be a dramatic decrease in the use of energy. The environment would also be better off because the LED has no toxic elements them,…

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    At the time his accomplishments appeared to be an enormous step in the modern world, however it proved to be just the building blocks for many inventions that came later on in the future. Edison’s establishment of electricity originates back to Menlo Park, New Jersey, where he did research on the already invented light bulb and further improved the model. Following many trials and revisions, he perfected the design by developing a filament made of carbonized bamboo (Derganc, 1979), which…

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    inventors. Both became interested in design and engineering at a young age, so it is hard not to compare the two. They worked for years creating and perfecting their various inventions. Edison is best known for creating a commercially viable light bulb, and Tesla is remembered for his contributions to the design of alternating current electricity. Though Edison is more well known, both men contributed greatly to the field of electrical science and should forever be remembered. Thomas Edison…

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    Introduction The electric light bulb has basically remained unchanged for over a hundred years. The new federal energy-efficiency standards have taken effect and are pushing out the old uneconomical light bulbs for more efficient options, such as light emitting diodes. The primary function of LED lighting is for the preservation of energy. This composition will furnish information to home owners about the advantages of shifting to LED lighting, by contrasting the benefits of modern LEDs to the…

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    world. Some of his successes include: The incandescent light bulb, modern electric utility system, the phonograph, the kinetoscope, and the alkaline battery. Thomas Edison shaped the world through his technological exploration and his many inventions and hard work. Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio. Edison attended a total of twelve weeks of public school. Edison was a hyper child and was always distracted…

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    3.2 Performance The first thing to consider when talking about a light bulb’s performance is the brightness. The brightness of a light bulb is measure in lumens (lm). It measures how much light the bulb outputs so the more lumens, the brighter the light. The power consumption is also important to know how many lumens a bulb produces per watt. The ratio of total output lumens per total watts used to power a light bulb is called luminous efficacy. Figure 2 shows a table comparing the luminous…

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    known for making the first incandescent light bulb that has had a huge impact on the world today. He is important in United States history because he made electric light that plays a huge role on how we live, light is everywhere. Edison started from nothing and made his way to U.S. history. This wouldn’t have been possible without his motivation, preparation, and his contributions to change the World as we know it. Motivation Thomas Edison was motivated to finish the work of Sir Joseph Swan to…

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    certified energy star windows can be a simple corrective action. Although replacing these windows can have a high initial cost, if the homeowner is able to overcome this they will soon see a pay off in increased Kantner3 comfort and decreased costs and energy use. One of the biggest overlooked areas which wastes energy is lighting. Many people don 't realize that light bulbs can actually cost more to purchase than they do to operate. Replacing traditional incandescent bulbs with compact…

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    Sustainability Of Life

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    mercury bad for people and their health, but there is no way to get rid of it. When choosing a light bulb that is going to be all over a house, I would prefer one not streaming out with mercury. Compact fluorescent lamps will help people health wise and help the Earth by not letting out so much mercury, a greenhouse gas which increases global warming. More than 325,000 babies born each year are affected by mercury poisoning (Kroll); cutting back mercury exposure even by a little bit by switching…

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    Thomas Edison Inventor

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    Thomas Alva Edison was the most prolific inventor in American history. As a 19th century pioneer, he introduced America to innovation or invention, research, development and commercialization. His largest contributions to cinema include the phonograph, light bulb, kinetoscope, the first motion picture and the first film production studio. The inventor was born to Sam and Nancy on February 11th, 1847 in Milan, Ohio. As a child, Edison was a poor student and teachers saw little potential in him.…

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