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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...

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...

2010-02-12 02:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Lemnis Lighting announced today at the Strategies in Light conference in Santa Clara, CA that it has started submitting the first products of a broad portfolio of LED replacements for incandescent and halogen light bulbs for ENERGY STAR® qualification as of August 2010. Lemnis Lighting, which specializes in energy efficient, LED-based lighting solutions and markets various LED retrofit lamps under its renowned Pharox brand name, has...

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. The Leviton Decora® CFL Slide Dimmer optimizes the performance of dimmable CFL bulbs and works with the widest range of dimmable CFL bulbs available. In auto mode, the dimmer detects whether the bulb is an incandescent or a dimmable...

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). The change began in August, 2009 at Seminary Towers in Alexandria, VA when this community began retrofitting its 541 apartments. Other Home Properties communities in Alexandria and Arlington, VA will also be converted to CFLs in the near future. To kick off...


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