Posts Tagged with "bulb"

Sun Still Setting on 100-Watt Bulb

Friday, December 23, 2011

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NPR featured an interesting update on the Federal ban on incandescent 100-watt bulbs yesterday. According to the report, Congress has attempted to stall the ban but it may go ahead regardless. According to critics, the old technology uses too much energy as opposed to newer, more efficient products like Compact Fluorescents and LED lights. Learn […]

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The LED Bulb Race Tightens

Thursday, September 8, 2011

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Since the first rumblings began to spread that LED bulbs –not CFLs– were the next real sustainable trend in the lighting industry manufacturers have been scrambling to produce a brighter, more affordable design for mass consumption. Over the past couple of years we’ve seen bulb prices drop from over $100 for some units to new […]

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You Know You Want To

Thursday, June 30, 2011

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Following up on our last post, here is a perfect way to get a little more use out of those soon-to-be federally banned 100-watt bulbs. Just sending a little “silver lining” your way. Go ahead. You know that you’re dying to make one for yourself! (Plastic alligator can be substituted for creature of your choice) […]

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Bad News Easy-Bake

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

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Did you know that a traditional 100-watt incandescent bulb gives off so much heat that it is used in Hasbro’s Easy-Bake Oven? And while those little cakes certainly are delicious, all of those bulbs have been cooking up more than fun desserts; each year an incredible amount of energy is wasted because of our dependence […]

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