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House Rejects BULB, a Misguided Attempt to End Lighting Efficiency Standards

House Rejects BULB, a Misguided Attempt to End Lighting Efficiency Standards

Environmentalists across the nation can breathe a sign of relief. On Tuesday evening, the House of Representatives rejected the Better Use of Light Bulbs (BULB) Act, a bill designed to repeal light bulb

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Michele Bachmann and Fellow Republicans Throw Weight into “Light Bulb Freedom of Choice Act”

Michele Bachmann and Fellow Republicans Throw Weight into “Light Bulb Freedom of Choice Act”

Republicans in the House of Representatives – in the midst of attempting to raise the debt ceiling and balance our budget – have decided to take on what some are calling the “Light Bulb

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Repealing Light Bulb Efficiency Standards Would Cost Americans $12.5 Billion

Repealing Light Bulb Efficiency Standards Would Cost Americans $12.5 Billion

Since the idea was first put forth last fall, we have been closely following the quest of U.S. Republicans to repeal the energy efficiency standards for light bulbs. Introduced by Representative Joe

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Ross Lovegrove’s Gorgeous Sun Tunnel Lamp Draws In the Light of the Sun

Ross Lovegrove’s Gorgeous Sun Tunnel Lamp Draws In the Light of the Sun

Lose the light bulbs as start installing Ross Lovegrove's gorgeous VELUX sun tunnel lamps for an illuminating green space lit by the sun! The VELUX sun tunnel is a lovely drop pendant lamp that uses the

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IKEA Flips the Switch on a 65,000 Square Foot Solar Array in Sacramento

IKEA Flips the Switch on a 65,000 Square Foot Solar Array in Sacramento

Furniture giant, IKEA, just switched on a 573-kW solar power system, which covers 65,000 square feet of space at their Sacramento, California store. The array is made up of approximately 2,548 panels and

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Poorprouve Lighting Fixture Takes Inspiration from Jean Prouve’s Potence Lamp

Poorprouve Lighting Fixture Takes Inspiration from Jean Prouve’s Potence Lamp

Designed by Inhabitat fave, Deger Cengiz, the Poorprouve is a simple wall light fixture inspired by Jean Prouve's classic Potence Lamp. By contrast holding to a more industrial aesthetic, as opposed to

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The Best Green Lighting from New York Design Week 2011!

The Best Green Lighting from New York Design Week 2011!

Designed by Aqua Creations, each 96 Molecules lamp is crafted by folding a single sheet of paper without any other manipulations. The process emphasizes craftsmanship and creates a unique product that is

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Qis Designs’ Seagull Lamp Soars High With Energy Efficient LEDs

Qis Designs’ Seagull Lamp Soars High With Energy Efficient LEDs

[ The lamp's illumination can be controlled with two knobs on the main body, one which adjusts for brightness and the other to angle the light to meet user needs. With any lighting adjustments the

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Hulger’s Beautiful Plumen CFL Bulbs Will Hit US Store Shelves This June!

Hulger’s Beautiful Plumen CFL Bulbs Will Hit US Store Shelves This June!

Taking the name from plume, Plumen is showing off its own uniquely beautiful designs that also happen to use 80 percent less energy than traditional incandescent light bulbs. What makes this company

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Switch Announces World’s First 100 Watt Equivalent LED Bulb

Switch Announces World’s First 100 Watt Equivalent LED Bulb

Energy-efficient lighting just got even brighter - today Switch unveiled its brightest bulb yet at the 2011 LIGHTFAIR in Philadelphia. The new LED bulb is equivalent to a 100 watt bulb, can be completely

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Pierre Ospina Plants a Forest of LED Blossom Bulbs at ICFF

Pierre Ospina Plants a Forest of LED Blossom Bulbs at ICFF

Ospina used the rubber linings of tires to wrap each lamp's pillar-like base in a black, semi-glossy covering. Staggered along each lamp are a series of leaf-shaped cut outs that cradle spherical LED

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Philips Announces the World’s First LED Replacement for the 75-Watt Bulb

Philips Announces the World’s First LED Replacement for the 75-Watt Bulb

Tomorrow Philips will unveil the world's first LED replacement for the 75-watt incandescent light bulb during the LIGHTFAIR International trade show. The new Philips EnduraLED A21 17-watt light bulb is

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Gorgeous Energy-Absorbing Trap Light Never Needs to be Plugged In

Gorgeous Energy-Absorbing Trap Light Never Needs to be Plugged In

Completely cord and battery-free, the Trap Light utilizes special photoluminescent pigments to absorb "waste energy" from surrounding light sources, which it then emits as a soft ambient glow at night. A

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British Designer Tom Dixon Unveils Oversized Energy Efficient ‘Bulb’

British Designer Tom Dixon Unveils Oversized Energy Efficient ‘Bulb’

In response to the incandescent ban, designer Tom Dixon created an over-sized energy efficient light bulb.

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Bridgelux Cuts LED Costs by 75% With Revolutionary Silicon-Based Technology

Bridgelux Cuts LED Costs by 75% With Revolutionary Silicon-Based Technology

The Bay area startup Bridgelux has unveiled a brand new LED technology that can reduce upfront costs by a whopping 75%. Despite being an environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient alternative to

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Bright Idea: Solovyovdesign’s Brain-Shaped CFL Light Bulb

Bright Idea: Solovyovdesign’s Brain-Shaped CFL Light Bulb

Belarusian industrial design duo Solovyovdesign just unveiled a clever brain-shaped compact fluorescent light bulb that turns the phrase “bright idea” into a literal source of light. Spotted

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Hulger’s Stunning Sculptural Plumen Bulb Wins the 2011 Brit Insurance Product Award

Hulger’s Stunning Sculptural Plumen Bulb Wins the 2011 Brit Insurance Product Award

Lose the lampshade, because with these beautiful new CFL bulbs from Hulger, you’ll be much less inclined to hide your love for low-energy lighting. Though we've been talking about the fantastic Plumen

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15 Green Lamps to Light up Your Life

15 Green Lamps to Light up Your Life

Different types of lighting Directional Lighting Directional lighting refers to light fixtures that focus illumination in a single direction. When set in a series, these fixtures provide dynamic focus

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6 Green Lighting Tips That Will Help You Cut Your Energy Bill

6 Green Lighting Tips That Will Help You Cut Your Energy Bill

Energy Efficiency and Good Health Time and time again, studies (such as this piece published by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in 2004) have shown that exposure to natural light affects your

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Green Lighting 101: Your Guide to Energy Efficient Interior Lighting

Green Lighting 101: Your Guide to Energy Efficient Interior Lighting

When it comes to energy efficiency, the easiest way to start cutting down your monthly bill is through your home's lighting. By making simple changes to the types of bulbs you're using, you can be more

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Relumine: Mischer’Traxler Recycles Old Lamps Into Energy-Efficient Fixtures

Relumine: Mischer’Traxler Recycles Old Lamps Into Energy-Efficient Fixtures

Thanks to stores like IKEA, home and office lighting is cheap and easily replaceable- but what happens to discarded lamps? Design duo Mischer'Traxler has an innovative and energy-saving answer. Their

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Modular Sprig Lamp Transforms Into an Array of Eco-Friendly Lighting Options

Modular Sprig Lamp Transforms Into an Array of Eco-Friendly Lighting Options

The Sprig lamp is a clever design inspired by the growth of plants. Made from recycled plastic, each "sprig" of lamp can be transformed into a pendant light, or for a greater illumination, multiple

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Philips’ Super Efficient AmbientLED Bulb Now Available in Stores!

Philips’ Super Efficient AmbientLED Bulb Now Available in Stores!

We originally wrote about Philip’s new LED replacement for the common incandescent light bulb back in May, but we’re happy to report that this illuminating low-energy alternative bulb is now finally

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Lamps Made of Old Beakers are Scientifically Awesome

Lamps Made of Old Beakers are Scientifically Awesome

If you want to be blinded by science every time you walk into your living room, why not decorate it with some of these awesome lamps made of old beakers? While we do wish these lamps used CFLs instead of

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Energy-Efficient ESL Bulbs to Hit Shelves Next Year

Energy-Efficient ESL Bulbs to Hit Shelves Next Year

Not a fan of CFL bulbs but don't want to shell out the cash for LEDs? Enter the Electron Stimulated Luminescence bulb (ESL), designed by Vu1 Corporation. The bulb just passed UL certification -- meaning

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7 Stylish Energy-Saving Desk Lamps Featuring LEDs

7 Stylish Energy-Saving Desk Lamps Featuring LEDs

One of the best ways to cut down your electricity bill is to switch over to LEDs. Not only are these lighting systems more energy-efficient, but they boast a much longer useful life and emit just a

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7 Stylish Energy-Saving LED Desk Lamps

7 Stylish Energy-Saving LED Desk Lamps

If you've been wanting to swap out your electricity guzzling incandescent lamp with a smarter option, the world of LEDs may be just the illumination you're looking for. These radiant light sources are

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GE Unveils Hybrid Halogen-CFL Light Bulbs for 2011!

GE Unveils Hybrid Halogen-CFL Light Bulbs for 2011!

Today GE unveiled their latest energy-efficient light bulb - a unique, new incandescent-shaped bulb that combines the instant brightness of halogen technology with the energy efficiency and longer

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Rubber Band Lamps by Orchard Studio

Rubber Band Lamps by Orchard Studio

Spotted at this year's London Design Festival amidst a flurry of other hot new home furnishings, these colorful lamps by Orchard Studio have a stretchy surprise - they're made with reclaimed rubber bands!

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Largest LED Change Out Yet Coming to a Chilis Near You

Largest LED Change Out Yet Coming to a Chilis Near You

We like to keep close tabs on the latest news in LED innovation, but in reality it doesn't really mean much unless the technology is used. That's why we were impressed when we heard that Brinker, the

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