Design watch: “Lit” Offers Greener Lighting Option

April 15, 2013

It looks great and it’s also greener. Designed by Elie Ahovi, “Lit” combines LED (Light-Emitting Diodes) with optical fiber technology. Related Posts:SWITCH Lighting Popularizes LEDs in the U.S.Comparing Energy Efficient TechnologiesResearchers Shed New Light on Solar Cell EfficiencySmall, Portable Solar LightIndia and Alternative Energy

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Luci, the Solar Powered Light

March 18, 2013

Portable solar power light solutions are the way to go, especially for people living in areas without a grid connection. That’s why we love Luci, the solar light. Related Posts:Latin America’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power Farm UnveiledSolar Plays Key Role in India’s Energy Future, World Bank SaysLet It Shine Chronicles The History of Solar PowerIKEA […]

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CFLs and LED lights

January 10, 2011

The other day we wrote about EPA’s new guideline on how to dispose of Compact Fluorecent Lights properly. And a debate followed. One commenter chipped in to highlight the mercury content of CFL lights. He said: “Like all mercury-containing fluorescent lights, CFLs should be properly stored, transported and recycled to prevent these fragile bulbs from […]

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EPA Releases Updated Guidance For CFLs

December 30, 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) earlier this week updated its guidance on how to properly clean up a broken compact fluorescent lamp (CFL). CFLs are widely regarded as more environmentally friendly because they save energy and last longer. Related Posts:Comparing Energy Efficient TechnologiesNew Rules for Incandescent Light Bulbs from 2011; New Light Bulb Packaging […]

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New Rules for Incandescent Light Bulbs from 2011; New Light Bulb Packaging System

December 20, 2010

The American Lighting Association has said in a release that from January 01, 2011 in California, and from January, 01, 2012 throughout the U.S., incandescent light bulbs will have to meet stricter lumens/watt requirements, that is, the bulbs will have to be more efficient, producing more brightness for less wattage. Related Posts:Comparing Energy Efficient TechnologiesEPA […]

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