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Jan 24

Outdoor Solar Lighting Isn’t Attractive…To Insects

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One complaint often heard about outdoor lights is how it attracts insects… like a moth to a flame… Most insects (butterflies are the exception) are not attracted to sunlight, but rather lower levels of other types of lights. Moths, for example, hunt at night, and use ranges of light other than visible light. Insects use

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Dec 10

DX3 Solar Successfully Implements next generation Cold Climate Solar Lighting

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December 21st – The longest day of the year in Edmonton Alberta. It equates to 7 hours and 28 minutes of daylight including a monthly average of just over 2.5 hours per day of direct sunlight.  In addition, the average temperature is -11C for the month of December. What does this mean for solar? Solar

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Aug 08

Readying for Multiple Field Tests of the new 145 Lumen/Watt Solar Lighting System

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Our new lighting system is finally ready. After two years of development, and countless hours testing, DX3 Solar Lighting is preparing for multiple field installations of its new 145 Lumen/Watt Solar Lighting System. Our version 2.0 solar lighting system is lighter, more streamlined, and easier to install. It boasts a 24V power system (increased from

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Jul 03

How much light is 100 Watts?

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Just how much light does a 100 Watt light make? The answer is “it depends”. Watts are not a measurement of light. Watts define how much power the light uses to make light. In a typical ‘old-fashioned’ incandescent light bulb you’d buy for a dollar at the hardware store, a “100 Watt” bulb will produce

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