Benefits of T5 Fluorescent Lamps

Since the emergence of the fluorescent light, countless establishments have been properly illuminated. Then the world saw another breakthrough in fluorescent technology, and that was the T5 lamp. The T5 light was already introduced in the American market in 1995. However, select manufacturers are now aggressively marketing an innovative T5 lamp. They focus on using the latest optical materials to create T5 luminaries specifically for high-end new construction. (more…)

The history of lights and lighting

The first lamp was invented around 70,000 BC. A hollow rock, shell or other natural found object was filled with moss or a similar material that was soaked with animal fat and ignited. Humans began imitating the natural shapes with manmade pottery, alabaster, and metal lamps. Wicks were later added to control the rate of burning. Around the 7th century BC, the Greeks began making terra cotta lamps to replace handheld torches. The word lamp is derived from the Greek word lampas, meaning torch. (more…)