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Fluorescent lighting

Type of energy-efficient lighting introduced in the 1930s in which electric discharge within a sealed glass tube energizes mercury vapor, producing ultraviolet (UV) light, which is absorbed by a phosphor coating, which in turn fluoresces, generating visible light.
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The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global SSL and fluorescent lighting market for 2016-2020.
It is recommended that the use of fluorescent lighting should be reduced, as it may have caused bodily stress and fatigue among other negative effects.
In addition, waste has been reduced through recycling, reusable dinnerware, and hazardous waste has been reduced through the use of eco-friendly cleaning supplies and laundry detergents, through proper disposal of fluorescent lighting, and recycling of portable rechargeable batteries and cell phones.
Mercury from sources such as fluorescent lighting can wreak environmental havoc in harbors and marinas.
Controlling the brightness of individual tubes has consistently provided a challenge for designers of fluorescent lighting systems the tube is either fully on or fully off.
Available in white and black, the fluorescent lighting can be linked adjacent to each other or up to a distance of 48 in.
Depending on how sensitive a product is to UV radiation, lower levels may provide adequate protection against the adverse effects of fluorescent lighting in supermarkets and stores.
GE Lighting has made manufacturing improvements, along with a simplification of its fluorescent lighting line, to provide a wide range of products compliant with the Toxic Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP) at no increase in cost.
If universities install compact fluorescent lighting campus-wide because the student body demands it, that's also an answer to a market demand.
The work area is illuminated by fluorescent lighting.
Fluorescent lighting has come a long way since the days of flat rectangular ceiling fixtures.
Flickering computer screens and fluorescent lighting are making millions of office workers ill, according to a new survey.

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