Latest Phase-out of incandescent light bulbs Stories

2010-12-15 00:00:40

Though there is a great deal of hype surrounding LED and CFL light bulbs, their inconsistent efficiency, brightness, and color and light quality have left consumers wondering if these environmentally friendly light bulbs are as friendly as they have been made out to be.

2010-12-13 08:18:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading the lighting revolution -- Lighting Science Group (OTC Bulletin Board: LSCG) today became the first U.S. company to domestically manufacture one million LED bulbs in less than a year.

2010-12-02 09:05:00

FORTUNA, Calif., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoBulb®-3 cool white light bulbs are one of the most economical, A19-size, LED light bulbs available today. It achieves 74 lumens per watt while only using 7 Watts of power.

2010-04-14 09:00:00

NEW YORK, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A new energy saving light bulb is about to be launched in New York in a promotion that has the potential to save enough electricity to power Yankee Stadium for ten years.

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Va., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Home Properties (NYSE: HME) is starting to make the conversion from old, outdated, incandescent light bulbs to energy-efficient, longer lasting compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs).

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.