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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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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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