compact fluorescent lights (CFL)

How Much Should You Pay for LEDs and CFL bulbs?

February 6, 2014 by Lindsay Wilson

Energy Efficient Bulbs

As the incandescent bulb is gradually phased out in many countries around the world homeowners need to get familiar with CFLs and LEDs. In today’s post I want to dig deeply into just how much you should actually be paying for those bulbs.[read more]

Do Lighting Standard Delays Threaten Consumer Choice?

December 21, 2011 by Geoffrey Styles

In just under two weeks, standard 100 Watt incandescent light bulbs will be officially banned in the US, in the first step of a gradual phaseout of Edison's technology. However, as a result of recent Congressional action, enforcement of this regulation has been delayed by about a year, leaving the bulbs and the retailers who sell them in a temporary limbo.[read more]

Do Light Bulbs Matter?

February 2, 2011 by Geoffrey Styles
By Jdorwin at en.wikipedia [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons

The edition of USA Today delivered to my hotel room yesterday morning included an interesting point/counterpoint concerning legislation that has been introduced to repeal the federal ban on incandescent lighting and the accompanying mandate for energy-saving light bulbs. Both sides included reasonable arguments but missed some key points...[read more]