Tag Archives: lighting

Shane driving through energy efficiency in ACT Government facilities

By 19 December, 2012

The low hanging fruit for any Green is always going to be the lighting:
A $1.7 million project will soon commence to upgrade lighting in ACT Government owned buildings and depots to help reduce electricity consumption, Minister for Territory and Municipal Services Shane Services, Rattenbury, announced today.
“The aim of this project is to significantly reduce [...]

Parkes Way tunnel lighting

By 17 April, 2012

There is quite a bit of planning that goes in to lighting a road tunnel, you see the aim is to ensure that drivers approaching the tunnel have sufficient visibility so as to avoid potential obstacles both on the entrance and exit of the tunnel.
During the daytime this requires quite a bit of [...]

street lights not turned on at night?

By 13 July, 2009

Hey everyone, over the last few days all lights in my street havent been turned on in the evenings.
Just wanted to find out if this is happening in your street or area?
Or if it’s just me!.

ANU successfuly measures the excited state of helium atoms

By 10 July, 2009

ANU’s boffins are very excited to have successfully clocked helium atoms staying excited for over 8,000 seconds.
“It’s this kind of ionized gas, or plasma, that’s inside the compact fluorescent light bulbs and other fluorescent lights around your house. It’s of fundamental interest to us to know exactly how long metastable atoms remain excited, but it [...]

Spotlights above Woden?

By 14 March, 2009

The title “Spotlights over Woden” is a little misleading, the pedantic would say the lights were probably on the ground, but pointing towards the sky. Nonetheless.
About three or four spotlights were shining into the night sky last night, at around 8pm (but I wasn’t paying attention to the time), just above Woden from my point [...]

Are You Being Served? – the Bad Service Fairies strike again!

By 8 February, 2008

I went to Fyshwick today to try to buy some lamps.
Visited 6 stores – only one where anyone seemed to be interested in helping me by asking what I was after and checking their catalogues and floor stock.
In one other (national chain) store I was greeted and directed to the relevant [...]

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