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    Specialty and Architectural Lighting — Ultraviolet Light

    How Can Ultraviolet Light Bulbs Help You Take Care of Your Pond?

    How Can Ultraviolet Light Bulbs Help You Take Care of Your Pond?

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    With Spring finally here in most of the United States, one concern of many homeowners is pond maintenance. Having a pond in backyard can be a great addition to a property's landscaping, especially if there are Koi and other colorful fish in the pond. A water purification system usually includes a UV lamp which serves two functions: sterilizing and clarifying the water. 1. Disinfect Your Pond with UV Light Any pathogens in the water may...

    Harmful Effects of Ultraviolet Sunlight - UVA and UVB

    Harmful Effects of Ultraviolet Sunlight - UVA and UVB

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    With the arrival of Spring and sunnier skies, it is worth a reminder about the power and harmful effects of ultraviolet light. Sunlight contains both UVA and UVB radiation. These are invisible wavelengths beyond the blue end of the electromagnetic spectrum. UVA, the tanning (and skin wrinkling) portion of the spectrum, is often mistakenly regarded as less harmful than UVB rays. It is true that UVB packs more energy than UVA. Unprotected skin will burn,...

    How Bug Zappers Use Ultraviolet Light to Kill Insects

    How Bug Zappers Use Ultraviolet Light to Kill Insects

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    The sounds of Spring. Rain and thunderstorms, birds that are finally coming back after a long winter, and ZAP! That's right, it's time to talk about bug zappers, an invention that has come a long way since it was first patented in 1934. How Bug Zappers Work Bug zappers, despite many improvements in safety and insect luring potential, are basically the same as they were when first invented. An ultraviolet emitting light bulb attracts insects...

    Bug Zapper vs. Bug Light - Pros and Cons

    Bug Zapper vs. Bug Light - Pros and Cons

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    For fighting off bugs during the summer months, learn about two lighting options: bug zappers and yellow bug lights. Discover the pros and cons of each. Which one is right for you?