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Republicans Attempt to Repeal Ban on Incandescent Light Bulbs

Republicans Attempt to Repeal Ban on Incandescent Light Bulbs

How many legislative bodies does it take to block efficiency? Well, it appears only one -- as Republicans in Congress try to repeal the 2007 Ban on incandescent bulbs. Spearheading the charge is Sen. Rand

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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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Greener Lighting Policies Kill the Incandescent Easy Bake Oven

Greener Lighting Policies Kill the Incandescent Easy Bake Oven

The Easy Bake Oven's wasteful 100 watt incandescent bulb will be outlawed, thanks to energy efficient lighting regulations.

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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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Flat-Pack, Energy Efficient Lamp Pays Homage to the Dying Incandescent Bulb

Flat-Pack, Energy Efficient Lamp Pays Homage to the Dying Incandescent Bulb

As we watch the lowly incandescent bulb fade into the dark for more energy efficient alternatives, there is one designer ready to canonize the dying bulb into retro status. Designed by Vienna-based

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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,

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Ikea is the First US Retailer to Officially Stop Selling Incandescent Bulbs

Ikea is the First US Retailer to Officially Stop Selling Incandescent Bulbs

In the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, the federal government mandated that all US retailers cease selling incandescent light bulbs by 2012, and we're pleased to announce that Ikea just

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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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Regressive Bill Would Drop Ban on Incandescent Lightbulbs

Regressive Bill Would Drop Ban on Incandescent Lightbulbs

Hot on the heels of his infamous apology to BP earlier this summer during the congressional hearings into the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Representative Joe Barton (R-Texas) has just offered a new

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Philips Develops World’s First AC-Powered OLED

Philips Develops World’s First AC-Powered OLED

Philips reached a new milestone in OLED lighting this week: the first AC-powered OLED module. In the past, OLED technology required DC voltage -- a requirement that meant OLED panels had to contain

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IKEA Designs the Ultra-Efficient Kitchen of the Future

IKEA Designs the Ultra-Efficient Kitchen of the Future

What high-tech gizmos will we see in the kitchens of the future? IKEA may have the answers. The Swedish superstore recently drew up a concept kitchen for the year 2040, and it's pretty wild -- it features

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LAST CHANCE to Buy a Potus Pot Recycled Bulb Vase!

LAST CHANCE to Buy a Potus Pot Recycled Bulb Vase!

LAST CHANCE TO OWN YOUR OWN LIGHT BULB VASE! If you're like us and fell in love with the adorable Potus plant pot made from an old recycled light bulb, why not take this opportunity to add it to your

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Le Deun Luminaries Are Incredible LED Lighting

Le Deun Luminaries Are Incredible LED Lighting

Le Deun Luminaries make a point of embracing the quintessential minimalist suggestion “Less is more” in all of their designs. Their latest lighting series, π, consists of a handful of LED illuminated

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Brilliant Potus Pot Recycled Bulb Vase For Sale on Ebay!

Brilliant Potus Pot Recycled Bulb Vase For Sale on Ebay!

Out with the incandescent and in with the energy-efficient! With incandescent bulbs getting banned and generally kicked to the curb all around the globe, it raises the issue of what to do with all of

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IKEA Turns Out the Lights on Incandescent Bulb Sales

IKEA Turns Out the Lights on Incandescent Bulb Sales

Housewares mega-retailer IKEA has announced that it will stop selling traditional incandescent light bulbs in its U.S. stores effective January 1, 2011. This fall, IKEA will introduce a

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New Light Bulb Labeling Program Coming Next Year

New Light Bulb Labeling Program Coming Next Year

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has just announced a new labeling program for light bulbs that will help consumers compare the wide range of products available. Although CFL and LED bulbs have been

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Illumitex Introduces Square LED Light Bulbs

Illumitex Introduces Square LED Light Bulbs

If we want to make lighting more efficient, perhaps we should start from the beginning: with the shape of the light bulb. Illumitex, a startup based in Austin, Texas, manufactures square LED bulbs that

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Light-Bulbs Transformed Into Gorgeous Spice Containers

Light-Bulbs Transformed Into Gorgeous Spice Containers

This bright idea by designers Annisa Fardan Nabila and Aulia Amanda Santoso minimizes waste by re-purposing incandescent light-bulbs into a gorgeous set of spice containers. The fragile nature of each

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