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Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Did you know?
The first fluorescent tube light in the US was unveiled by GE in 1934. The use of fluorescent lighting systems spread rapidly during World War II as wartime manufacturing intensified lighting demand. At the end of the war, fluorescent bulbs had replaced incandescent technology for use in most commercial applications. By 1951, more light was produced in the US by fluorescent lamps than by incandescent.