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2011-06-02 12:58:00

CALDWELL, N.J., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One Change (www.onechange.org) today announced that volunteers will be distributing more than 185,000 complimentary energy efficient compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs to New Jersey residents as part of the fourth phase of its Project Porchlight campaign. The goal of the campaign, which is funded by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and the Clean Energy Program (TM), is to encourage individuals to use CFL bulbs to save energy and...

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2011-05-17 09:53:30

With 100 watt light bulbs soon to be extinct, manufacturers are set to release an equivalent wattage of LED bulb to replace them, the Associated Press (AP) reports. In 2007, Congress passed a law mandating that bulbs producing 100 watts worth of light meet certain efficiency goals starting in 2012. The basic design of the incandescent bulb has not changed much in the last century and wastes most of its energy as heat, especially the higher-wattage variety. The LED bulbs will cost about $50...

2011-05-16 11:46:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading the ultra-efficient lighting revolution--Lighting Science Group (OTCBB: LSCG) will roll out at LIGHTFAIR International an expanded line of low-cost, long-lasting DEFINITY LED bulbs. The line now includes LED flood and spot lights as well as vanity lights and 60 and 40 watt equivalent omnidirectional bulbs in variety of colors. The DEFINITY LED bulbs are approximately 75-80% more efficient than traditional bulbs, are dimmable,...

2011-04-21 08:00:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighting Science Group (OTCBB: LSCG)-a leader in the ultra-efficient lighting revolution-will launch on Earth Day a campaign to bring low cost, high output LED lighting to more households and businesses across the country. The company will list its first in a series of high quality, yet affordable, LED products on Amazon.com, America's largest online retailer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110421/NY87388 ) Priced at...

2011-04-14 08:00:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading the ultra-efficient lighting revolution - Lighting Science Group (OTCBB: LSCG) today launched a European line of its DEFINITY LED bulbs that have a higher lumen (light) output than many of its competing products at a dramatically lower retail price. Europeans can now start lowering energy cost without sacrificing light quality by installing Lighting Science Group's DEFINITY line of LED light bulbs. The line includes MR16,...

2011-03-07 08:00:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: LSCG), a leading American maker of LED lighting, today notified the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that it has developed with Light Prescriptions Innovators, LLC (LPI) a highly efficient, high output and low cost 60-watt replacement LED bulb, and will submit it for testing to win the Bright Tomorrow Lighting Prize (L Prize) competition. The bulb design is based on patented and...

2011-02-09 12:05:00

WORCESTER, Mass., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulbs.com, one of the nation's largest Philips Lighting distributors, will now sell the latest lighting innovation from Philips - the EnduraLED 12 watt A-shape LED light bulb that is designed to replace most standard 60-watt incandescent light bulbs in virtually any application. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110209/NE45263 ) "LED (Light Emitting Diode) lighting products are flooding the market daily," says Bulbs.com CEO Mike...

2011-01-27 00:35:02

Osaka, Jan 26, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Panasonic Corporation today announced that it will release two models of standard type EVERLEDS LED bulbs featuring the wide light distribution angle(1) of approximately 300 degrees on March 18, 2011 in Japan.Consumers have become increasingly conscious of energy conservation at home, including lighting. LED bulbs are quickly finding their way into homes thanks to their high energy efficiency and long life. However, applications of existing LED bulbs(2)...

2011-01-10 00:00:45

Matrix Lighting, Inc will be exhibiting at the International Builders Show on January 12-15, 2011 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL representing the many facets of eco-friendly building and design. Matrix will be showcasing their certified LED lighting products in Booth #W5343. Van Nuys, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 09, 2011 VIRIBRIGHT is a brand of affordable LED light bulbs that offer the mercury free, energy-efficient, crisp, beautiful light expected from advanced light...

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2011-01-03 12:33:23

California has become the first state in the country to require a new standard for screw-base light bulbs. Experts say that the new rules, which took effect New Year's Day, will save residents money and energy.  California is already the nation's leader in energy-efficiency standards. According to Tracy Seipel of San Jose Mercury News, "As of Saturday, what used to be a 100-watt light bulb manufactured and sold in California will have to use 72 watts or less. The 72-watt replacement...


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