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VIDEO: How to Switch Your Light Bulbs And Get Ready for the Federal Light Bulb Phase-Out
Posted By Yuka Yoneda On April 7, 2014 @ 10:00 am In Design,Green Lighting,Interviews,Video | 16 Comments
You may have heard some buzz about the light bulb phase out  – but do you know the details of what is actually happening and when? The Federal Energy Independence and Securities  act began in the U.S. in October of 2012, and 40 and 60 watt incandescent light-bulbs were just phased out this week, on January 1st. Despite what some people have been calling it, it is really less of a “ban”  and more of a gradual phase-out  of outdated, obsolete energy-guzzling incandescent bulbs , which encourages retailers to start stocking the latest high-tech, low energy light bulbs. Despite the fact that this has been happening for quite some time now , many people still don’t know much about it. We consider it our mission at Inhabitat  to help! A little while ago, we brought you a fun-filled article all about this important new federal law , but if for some reason you haven’t read our handy guide yet, or just prefer old-fashioned face time , we’ve made it even easier for you to digest the most crucial facts behind the light bulb phase-out  (what it is, who it affects) with our new video explaining how to swap your bulbs .
So if you’re wondering how the phase-out pertains to your household  or which kinds of LED or CFL lights  you can use to swap out your incandescents, move your mouse up to the video above  and watch our handy-dandy clip . We’ll map out everything from which eco-friendly light bulbs  replace which types of incandescent bulbs, to how much energy and cash you can save by switching – all in about 5 minutes.
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URLs in this post:
 light bulb phase out: http://inhabitat.com/congress-passes-a-bill-that-may-slow-the-incandescent-light-bulb-ban/
 Federal Energy Independence and Securities: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Energy_Independence_and_Security_Act_of_2007
 “ban”: http://inhabitat.com/tag/light-bulb-ban/
 gradual phase-out: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phase-out_of_incandescent_light_bulbs
 obsolete energy-guzzling incandescent bulbs: http://inhabitat.com/how-to-switch-your-bulbs-to-leds-to-get-ready-for-the-incandescent-bulb-phase-out
 face time: http://inhabitat.com/video-how-to-switch-your-light-bulbs-and-get-ready-for-the-federal-light-bulb-phase-out/
 LED or CFL lights: http://inhabitat.com/index.php?s=led+lights
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