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electric light in our homes.

Robert Hammond

electric light in our homes.

by Robert Hammond

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Published by R. Worthington in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric lighting

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Robert Hammond ... 6th thousand ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK4162 .H3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 188 p.
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6601812M
    LC Control Number17025063
    OCLC/WorldCa2950904

      In the mids, everyone's life changed with the invention of the electric light bulb. Prior to , electricity had been used in arc lights for outdoor lighting. The lightbulb's invention used electricity to bring indoor lighting to our homes. The rise of the Arts and Crafts movement coincided with the emergence of electric lighting, and although many new homes continued to be built with gas lighting until the First World War, Benson's work and that of other leading Arts and Crafts designers is often associated with electric light fittings.

    A major factor slowed the adoption of electric light–the need to install electric wiring. Nineteenth century construction materials and techniques often made this a very difficult and expensive process. The ability to use electricity for non-lighting tasks gradually became an important incentive for home and factory owners to make the investment. Electric light spread across the world and is still here today as necessity. It has wide spectrum of uses in many parts of our lives from home to street lightning. There are many variations of electric lamps but there are three general types.

      An electric meter, monitored by your electric utility company, is mounted where the electricity enters your house. The main panel is usually right next to or under the meter. This is the central distribution point for the electrical circuits that run to lights, . A crucial resource in blackouts and for anyone who uses non-electric lights! It's all here, in one comprehensive book - now revised and expanded. Author and expert Tim Matson describes in detail how to select, assemble, install, and safely use and maintain all types of non-electric light .


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