Latest Phase-out of incandescent light bulbs Stories

2010-04-06 08:00:00

ALBANY, N.Y., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- All over New York, people are becoming "Shining Examples" of energy efficiency by changing their old-fashioned light bulbs to ENERGY STAR® qualified compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) that use 75% less energy, save money and last longer.

2010-04-01 07:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) will offer coupons for energy-efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) to its customers in North Carolina and South Carolina to help them save money on their electric bills and reduce the need for additional power plants. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) The utility will mail customers a coupon, redeemable at Walmart, good for a free six-pack of 13-watt CFLs, which have the...

2010-01-19 15:11:00

MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Leviton Manufacturing is launching at the 2010 International Builders' Show® the industry's first slide dimmer specifically designed for use with a wide variety of dimmable CFL bulbs.

2009-10-15 10:38:00

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Home Properties (NYSE: HME) is starting to make the conversion from old, outdated, incandescent light bulbs to energy-efficient, longer lasting compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs).

2009-10-08 09:41:00

PEORIA, Ill., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Illinois Utilities (AmerenCIPS, AmerenCILCO, AmerenIP) small business customers can now purchase high-efficiency ENERGY STAR qualified CFL bulbs for as little as $1 a bulb through the new Small Business Online Store (ActOnEnergy.com).

2009-10-02 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Lemnis Lighting, Inc., the leader in LED lighting innovations, announced the consumer launch of the Pharox60 LED bulb available exclusively online at www.mypharox.com.

2009-09-29 13:00:00

WORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The traditional anniversary present for a decade may be aluminum, but on Friday, October 2nd, that gift will be updated to become the CFL light bulb.

2009-09-15 08:00:00

ALSIP, Ill., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy-saving, environmentally friendly Earthmate(R) compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) are now available at Best Buy stores throughout the Chicagoland area. CFLs use 75 percent less energy than standard incandescent bulbs and last up to 7 times longer.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.