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New Light Bulb Labeling Explained

Excerpt from: http://allthingsd.com/20120117/picking-the-brightest-most-efficient-bulb/?refcat=reviews For years, we’ve measured light bulbs by watts, which indicate how much energy a bulb uses. But bulb brightness is measured in lumens. Many of the new…

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First look at Philips L-Prize winning LED bulb

Information you should know when viewing this video: The bulb uses red and blue LED elements.  Blue LEDs are known to cause permanent damage to the retina of the eye….

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The Light Bulb Legislation New Packaging Requirements

http://thelitehouse.com/bulb For the first time, the label on the front of the package will emphasize the bulb’s brightness as measured in lumens, rather than a measurement of watts. “While watt…

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Is It Getting Dark Yet?

Note:   Excerpt from “How Many Congressmen Does It Take To Screw In A Light Bulb”http://cei.org/op-eds-articles/how-many-congressmen-does-it-take-screw-light-bulb It’s late in the day, and you switch on your lights as you go back…

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The Legislation that De-Funded the “Light Bulb Ban”

I have been in a conversation the last couple days with a couple people where we were trying to find the exact wording of the “rider” that de-funded the “ban”. …

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Industry: Light bulb war a dim idea

Note:  This article was written in December 2011.  I am reprinting it here because some of the insights into the reasoning of Big Energy are eye-opening.  Additionally, the final statement…

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Light bulb dilemma: Shift to CFL lighting a concern

Credit: JOE MAHONEY/TIMES-DISPATCH Lois Fay, who has a disorder that makes her very sensitive to light, uses amber colored low-wattage bulbs in a heavily draped bedroom. By: Tammie Smith |…

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New “Testimonials” Section Added to LightBulbChoice.com

There is nothing like a personal story to allow others understand what all the facts and figures actually mean…  to emphasize the true human cost.   For this reason, I…

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Missouri Bill deems bulb regulations not valid intrastate.

Missouri local state Rep. Chuck Gatschenberger and others have also, January 19, launched a bill 1146, that “Specifies that the intrastate manufacturing of certain incandescent lightbulbs is not subject to…

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pdf: Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs) Are Costly and Dangerous Can Cause Fires – Even Explosions!

Editorial Note:  Below is a copy of the Table of Contents page from this very well researched paper. Compact Fluorescent Lights (DFLs) Are Costly and Dangerous Can Cause Fires –…