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How to Care for a Christmas Cactus

Having beautiful flowering plants in the home can definitely add to its ambiance. There are so many options to choose from. Christmas cacti are certainly a worthwhile choice. When properly maintained, these plants will bloom multiple times a year and their bright, festive flowers can be enjoyed all year long.

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LED vs Halogen Lighting on a Job site

Most people use different types of bulb-based lighting on their job sites. Although LED technology was started several years ago, very few construction companies have taken up the technology. The truth is that LED lighting has a lot of advantages.

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16th Street Mall Reconstruction Rising Concerns

In 2019 there were reports of an ambitious project to reconstruct the 16th Street Mall. The reconstruction work included among other things the removal of the median from the 1.2-mile stretch that lies between Broadway and Market street in order - to create more space on both sides of the ...

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Current Denver Warehouse Projects

Denver is growing, and real estate development in the area is flaming hot in 2020. What’s happening? What does it mean for developers, businesses, employees, and consumers? Let’s take a look.

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Use of LED lighting to kill germs

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has published the results of research regarding the use of continuous disinfection technology using ultraviolent LED emission in the UV-A ban. The research used Solid-state lighting (SSL) luminaries obtained from GE current which appeared to destroy pathogens on the surface after ...

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How Long Do Christmas Trees take to Grow?

There is a high demand for Christmas trees in the United States every year. People purchase millions of these trees during the Christmas holiday.

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Christmas Traditions Around the World

Christmas is one of the world’s biggest and most celebrated holidays. This holiday honors the birth of Jesus Christ and good will toward all people. Millions of people from different cultures, different religious beliefs and different ideologies enjoy the Yule Tide season in their own unique way. We will now ...

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UCSB sues 5 Huge Retailers over LED Light Bulbs

LED lighting is quite popular in many venues these days including trendy restaurants and other places of food and drink. This type of LED lighting is the bulb that has clear glass and surrounds the lit filament. Even though they are fashioned according to the ones that Thomas Edison had ...

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Will Delaying Tariffs Save the Christmas Shopping Season?

With the Christmas shopping season quickly approaching, many retailers have been worrying about President Trump's proposed tariffs on China and how they will affect sales this season. With this in mind, earlier this month President Trump decided to delay the imposition of tariffs on certain Chinese-made goods from September 1 ...

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Facts about LED's

LED stands for light-emitting diode. A diode is an electrical component that allows electricity to flow in only one direction. Electrons are pushed in one direction and wind up emitting photons in the process, which gives us light. There's a lot more science involved than that, but you get the ...

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5 Jaw-Dropping Places to Stay in Denver

Denver is one of the healthiest cities in the U.S. due to its pathways and transitions to nearby communities. It's one of the most historic cities with its architecture and 19th-century train that still operates to this day. The Mile High City is known also known for its incredible dining, ...

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Restoring Detroit's Light

Detroit has received a rough reputation as a dying city over the past couple decades. There are many reasons why this is, but city officials have made a massive effort to change this reputation around. One of the ways in which they sought to fix this problem is to simply ...

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Many companies masquerade as Christmas light installers. However, they are usually warm weather businesses looking for winter work to keep their guys busy. Denver Illuminations is staffed with lighting professionals and this is what we do.


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