Do LED Aquarium light fixtures really cost more than other lighting fixtures?
This comparison takes into account the initial setup, and continued cost of lighting a beautiful aquarium over a 1-2 year period. It will show that LED's are actually the cheapest to keep and maintain.
Currently fluorescent light fixtures (VHO) are the least expensive to purchase while LED is the most expensive with Metal Halide (HQI) somewhere in the middle.
The first thing to be considered is bulb replacement. The VHO and HQI bulbs need to be replaced every year, while the LED lasts 7 -10 years.
The second consideration is heat. You might not think of heat when referring to lighting, but heat is an issue for aquariums. HQI produce so much heat that chillers are often used to help lower aquarium temperatures. This often requires an extra pump to help run water through the chiller itself. VHO fixtures in general do not produce enough heat to require a chiller but some of the high output fixtures that…
Plumber Staten Island | Water Main Leak
The water main is the water supply pipe that connects your home to the water meter. When a water main leak occurs, it can be obvious or hidden from sight. Water bubbling up from the ground is an obvious sign of a water main leak. Not all leaks are as obvious, and the only sign may be an elevated water bill and reduced water pressure. A Platinum Plumbing licensed plumber in Staten Island can take care of your home’s leak with prompt, efficient and…
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ASTM standards are consensus standards for systems, services, materials and products. ‘ASTM International’ is one of the largest voluntary standard developing organization in the world. It is a non-profit organization that provides a forum for the development and publication of international voluntary standards. There are approximately 12,575 ASTM standards that operate globally.
TESTING ASTM STANDARDS-
There test methods help in the determining of…
test apparatus is employed ( 1157).” This system similarly underwent heavy scrutiny. Alignment was of great concern and checked throughout the manufacturing process as it heavily effects the loading and modal patterns of the system (Figure 3.6).
Figure 3.6 Alignment assurance midway through machining the grips (left). Fully assembled grip alignment (right).
3.3.4 Compliance Check
Compliance of the system was verified and subtracted from the experimental load-displacements. The…
Having a good plumber in The Colony, TX on speed dial is one of the smartest things you can do for yourself and your home because plumbing system breakdowns can be a nightmare. Plumbing pipes snake behind walls, under floors and in attics and attached to those pipes are faucets, spigots, refrigerators, washing machines, dishwashers, water heaters and an endless number of drains. All of these combine to make diagnosing and repairing a plumbing problem difficult for even the most experienced…
Toilet Repair | Plumber Staten Island
If your toilet frequently clogs, runs on its own, experiences poor flushing, is loose or if you need any type of toilet repair or replacement, a Platinum Plumbing plumber in Staten Island can resolve your toilet problems with prompt, effective service.
When plunging fails to clear a clogged toilet it is time to call a licensed plumber in Staten Island. Frequent clogs may be a sign of a problem in the sewer pipe. Platinum Plumbing plumbers are…
Light has been around since the day God said, “Let there be light.” The world has never been without light, since those words have been spoken. However, there has been many moments of darkness. Possibly the most significant is when darkness fell over the earth for three hours when Jesus was being crucified on the cross. However, there are many other moments darkness is prevalent. A typical night will consist of over nine hours of darkness in most places, not to mention the darker times of dusk…
School drama department needs to upgrade their lighting system to give students an equal understanding of lighting in the theatre in full, such as the hanging, programing, and production process.
With a lack of lighting fixtures, students lack the ability to learn about the hanging…
• Best lights for indoor growing
• These lights have the ability to cover up larger area.
• They normally have longer size,
• Generally cheap in price
• Frequent Replacement issue during the phase of plant growth.
• Are not helpful for the period of vegetative growth
• Are not helpful at the flowering stage.
Compact Light Pros and Cons
• CFL Bulbs are energy efficient and Good for Home growers
• These Bulbs can easily fit in normal light socket and does not…
You do not need to be a professional painter to complete an interior painting project. However, while some ambitious people will also do exterior painting on their own, most homeowners choose to hire professional painters for their house painting needs. Whatever the case may be, here are a few tips for doing residential painting successfully.
For interior painting, prepare the room by emptying it of furniture, covering the floor with a drop cloth taped to the floor boards, removing outlet…