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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...

2010-12-28 00:00:38

7W and 9W TESS LED Bulbs illuminate at a fraction of the cost and environmental impact of incandescents and provide up to the same lumen output as a standard 60W bulb. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) December 27, 2010 San Francisco-based Elemental LED, an LED lighting company that brings revolutionary lighting to popular markets, recently began selling two new LED replacements for standard incandescent and CFL bulbs: The Tess 7W and 9W LED Light Bulbs. These light bulbs produce the same...

2010-12-15 08:00:00

DANVERS, Mass., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Public awareness of the federal phase out of incandescent light bulbs is growing, according to the third annual SYLVANIA Socket Survey, released today. Beginning in 2012 with the 100-watt bulb, 36 percent of Americans reported that they are aware of the phase out -- up 10 percent from 2009. While a large majority still uses incandescent bulbs, 60 percent plan to switch to light-emitting diode (LED), compact fluorescent (CFL) or halogen...

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. Consumers too often sacrifice great lighting for the latest technology and as a result overlook existing light bulb types that feature the ideal balance of high quality light and long lasting life. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB)...

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. The company will unveil as its one millionth bulb a new ultra-efficient, omnidirectional LED A19 bulb that will sell for under $30 and replace America's most commonly used 60 watt incandescent bulb. Available in January, Lighting Science Group's...

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. More efficient than most LED bulbs, the GeoBulb®-3 is a suitable replacement for a 50 Watt standard incandescent or compact florescent type bulb. The light (520 Lumens) is focused primarily from the top of the bulb so it can be used in...

2010-08-23 07:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Home Depot®, the world's largest home improvement retailer, today announced it now offers the first affordable 40W equivalent LED - and the widest selection of -- high powered, light emitting diodes (LEDs) bulbs on homedepot.com, leading the lighting revolution well ahead of the 2012 legislation phasing out the use of select incandescent light bulbs. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

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. Duane Reade and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority are teaming up with New Zealand company Energy Mad to launch the new Ecospiral® energy saving light bulb on April 17, 2010. "We are very pleased to be the first to offer Ecospiral light...

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. It's all part of a statewide movement to change out more than 16 million traditional bulbs to ENERGY STAR® qualified CFLs and save more than 1 million kilowatt-hours of...


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