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Patented Device Saves Energy And Makes It Possible To Dim Florescent Lights

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July 17, 2002
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Virginia Tech
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Lighting makes up 20 percent of electricity use in the United States. Greater use of florescent lighting would reduce energy use. Now a newly patented device from the Center for Power Electronic Systems (CPES) at Virginia Tech has the potential to make florescent lighting even more efficient and desirable for many applications.

Blacksburg, Va. (July 15, 2002) -- Lighting makes up 20 percent of electricity use in the United States. Greater use of florescent lighting would reduce energy use. Now a newly patented device from the Center for Power Electronic Systems (CPES) at Virginia Tech has the potential to make florescent lighting even more efficient and desirable for many applications.


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