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Finally, A Truly Warm Replacement To Banned Incandescent Light Bulbs
2014-05-05 10:16:14

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online American consumers have been on the fence when it comes to new energy-efficient LED and CFL light bulbs. While these bulbs last much longer and cost much less than the long-used incandescent bulbs of yesteryear, they generally do not provide the same type of glow and warmth that consumers were accustomed to. However, a new player in the lighting industry has arrived that is looking to bring back comforting light that was lost when...

2014-05-05 08:22:39

The Finally Light Bulb Company Debuts First Ever Acandescent(TM) Light Bulb; Consumers No Longer Need to Sacrifice Light Quality for Efficiency or Affordability CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Finally Light Bulb Company, www.finallybulbs.com, today introduced the first energy-efficient A type light bulb that truly replicates the familiar warm and reassuring glow of the now-banned incandescent bulbs that consumers love and miss. The Finally(TM) light bulb uniquely...

2014-02-13 23:23:49

1000Bulbs.com, has created their own energy savings calculator to accompany all compact fluorescent and LED lamps on their website. The calculator has the ability to show customers everything they need to know about the savings that comes with energy-efficient lighting. Garland, Texas (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 In order to help their customers better understand the cost benefits of switching to energy-efficient alternatives, Internet lighting retailer, 1000Bulbs.com has created their own...

Light Bulb Ban
2014-01-01 11:45:15

[ Watch the Video: Lights Out For The Incandescent Light Bulb ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Lighting homes since the 1800s, the incandescent light bulb can no longer legally be made in the United States starting today. In 2007 President George W. Bush signed a bill passed by Congress banning the iconic light source. The law was drafted on the grounds that it is not energy efficient enough. Last year, 75- and 100-watt incandescent bulbs were phased out, and 2014...

2013-12-24 23:03:16

Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), also known as the “Energy Bill” will not cause all incandescent light bulb production to cease. 1000Bulbs.com will continue to provide the 40 watt and 60 watt incandescent bulbs that consumers have become accustomed to using in their household fixtures. Dallas,Tx (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 As the New Year quickly approaches, the start of the last phase-out of incandescent light bulbs is also drawing nearer. Beginning January 1, 2014,...

2013-12-18 23:01:19

The California Energy Commission omitted an important performance standard in their California Quality LED Lamp Specification, according to an analysis in Leapfrog Lighting News & Insights. In particular energy efficiency is not included in the standard, despite California’s stringent Energy Policy. California, CA (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 The "Voluntary California Quality LED Lamp Specification" appears to deliberately overlook energy efficiency in favor of other quality...

2013-06-06 23:30:10

By just making some small changes, like altering the lighting in the home to more energy efficient fixtures, a greener lifestyle can be achieved without going broke. Maxim and ET2 have provided consumers with the latest in energy efficient lighting without sacrificing their renown style. (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 There is a new trend to live “green” and it starts in the home. Unfortunately, converting an entire house to be eco-conscious can take a big hit to a wallet. However, some...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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