Green Dental Office Design – Improving the Lighting

One of the biggest areas of concern in dental office design is making sure that there is proper lighting, especially in the operatories. Traditionally, fluorescent ceiling lighting has been used to provide general purpose lighting. One of the challenges, however, is to do so with color correcting lamps (bulbs) so that the lighting does not…

Know the Mechanism of Led Lighting

LED’s are largely used as signal lamps in many appliances and more and more people are increasing using LED lighting. LED means light emitting diode which belongs to semiconductor category. It originated in 1960 when it was used for producing low intensity lighting, but nowadays it is primarily used for ultraviolet lighting delivering powerful brightness…

Exterior Doors – Wood, Fiberglass Or Steel?

There are many choices when it comes to exterior doors for your home. The three most popular door types are wood, fiberglass and steel. Factors such as where you live, the exact style or design you want and your budget will all affect your decision. If you are thinking about replacing your exterior front entry…

Metal Roofing Materials – Advantages And Disadvantages

Over the years, more and more home owners and home builders have become aware of the benefits of using metal roofing materials. This is proven by studies conducted by the National Roofing Contractors Association. Metal roofing usage has increased over the past ten years. Because of this, more metal roofing materials are distributed in the…

Rock Climbing Techniques – Avoiding a Flash Pump

It’s an old, familiar, rock climbing story. “I went to Millstone (a cliff in the UK’s Peak District) and headed straight for Bond Street (a classic HVS/5.8 climb). I was worried that, if I didn’t get on the climb right away, I’d wimp out.” “So how did it go?” I asked curiously. “A horror show,”…

Lean Thinking and the Eight Sources of Waste

The phrase “waste not, want not” is incredibly accurate when applied to organisations. Even in the best run companies, waste is everywhere. Some Lean practitioners use the analogy of putting on their waste goggles, when they do this, they say they see waste everywhere! Use of more raw materials than needed Rework-making mistakes Using more…

Identifying All Important Forklift Parts

Forklift trucks are not just known for lifting materials but also for being a flexible machine that has different functions depending on the attachment you connect to it. There are various attachments available there that you can use as an alternative function of a forklift, such as rotator, sideshifter, pole attachment and many more. However,…

The Best RV Covers Are Made of Ripstop Fabric

The sporting goods community has a new term when it refers to the material used to make heavy duty tear resistant equipment. That term is ripstop and it refers to 100% woven fabric that is lightweight and has a nylon-threaded interlocking design that resists tearing and ripping. Ripstop fabrics are made by weaving and interlocking…

How to Drive Under Poor Conditions

Driving under poor conditions is more than just icy or wet roads. Some of the worst situations include dusk and night driving; rain, fog, snowstorms, and drifting snow; sunshine and shadows; and driving towards the sun. These problems are discussed separately in the following sections. Dusk During this period of half-light, the cone central vision…