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2014-01-01 11:45:15

[ Watch the Video: Lights Out For The Incandescent Light Bulb ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Lighting homes since the 1800s, the incandescent light bulb can no longer legally be made in the United States starting today. In 2007 President George W. Bush signed a bill passed by Congress banning the iconic light source. The law was drafted on the grounds that it is not energy efficient enough. Last year, 75- and 100-watt incandescent bulbs were phased out, and 2014...

2013-12-30 12:20:36

Lowe's experts debunk common myths and shed light on best bulb choices MOORESVILLE, N.C., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's lights out for the common household incandescent bulb come Jan. 1, 2014, as the final step of the Energy Independence and Security Act takes effect phasing out 40- and 60-watt bulbs. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131230/CL38964-INFO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131007/MM93272LOGO) On the heels of the 100-watt (2012) and 75-watt (2013)...

2013-12-26 12:21:36

DUBLIN, Ireland, December 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lwjt9m/global_smart) has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Lighting Market Report 2013 - 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lwjt9m/global_smart ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Smart lighting is an advance technology in lighting that makes use of intelligent lighting...

2013-12-24 23:03:16

Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), also known as the “Energy Bill” will not cause all incandescent light bulb production to cease. 1000Bulbs.com will continue to provide the 40 watt and 60 watt incandescent bulbs that consumers have become accustomed to using in their household fixtures. Dallas,Tx (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 As the New Year quickly approaches, the start of the last phase-out of incandescent light bulbs is also drawing nearer. Beginning January 1, 2014,...

2013-12-19 23:26:11

The report says that despite this growth, Chinese competition and the fall in rare earth prices are hitting phosphor prices hard. As a result, the phosphor market will reach just $442 million ($US) in revenue in 2019 compared with $353 million in 2014. Glen Allen, VA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Glen Allen, VA: As LEDs continue to rapidly penetrate the general illumination sector, LED phosphors suppliers will experience strong volume growth with phosphor shipments growing to 798 metric tons...

2013-12-19 12:32:08

Yet Just 4 in 10 Consumers Are Aware Of January Phase Out Of 60 And 40-Watt Bulbs DANVERS, Mass., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Released today, the sixth annual SYLVANIA Socket Survey from North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA finds that 65 percent of Americans plan to switch to more energy-efficient lighting technologies, as a result of federally mandated legislation that is increasing efficiency standards. Yet, 30 percent of consumers say that they plan to buy a lot of less...

2013-12-17 12:29:50

TV Audience of Over One Billion to See Programmable LED Bulbs Light Iconic New Year's Numerals in Vibrant Color NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When the glittering Times Square New Year's Eve Ball descends to mark the beginning of 2014, the "1" and "4" will be illuminated for the first time in ever-changing colors using 207 of the revolutionary and programmable hue bulbs from Philips, the global leader in lighting. A global TV audience of over one billion viewers will see the...

2013-12-10 08:23:53

As incandescent bulbs are phased out, more LEDs come to market with reduced prices and more choices YONKERS, N.Y., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The incandescent bulb's days are numbered; by January 1, 2014, most will have been phased out. And a typical 60-watt bulb costs more than three times as much per year to run as a similar LED bulb. The preliminary findings of Consumer Reports latest tests show that the newest and least expensive LEDs are shining bright. All of the newer,...

2013-12-04 12:22:47

AURORA, Ohio, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Technical Consumer Products, Inc., a pioneer in energy efficient lighting, celebrated a milestone event today with its 20th Anniversary Event gala held at its facility near Cleveland, Ohio. From its start in 1993 working out of a small shop in Beachwood, Ohio, TCP has become a dominant player in the rapidly growing LED and CFL lighting segments, with a global reach and extensive portfolio of advanced energy efficient light bulbs, lighting...

2013-11-30 23:21:42

Rishang LED, the leading manufacturer of LED lighting modules and components in the world and renowned lighting brand, will be launching its wide range of products for the Malaysian market. (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Rishang LED, the leading manufacturer of LED lighting modules and components in the world and renowned lighting brand, will be launching its wide range of products for the Malaysian market. Marketed through Rishang Malaysia, there will be all types of products that can be used...