light bulbs

Why the incandescent light bulb will be missed

Dec 19, 2013
Incandescent light bulbs are banned as of Jan. 1, and lots of people will miss them.
Posted In: light bulbs, CFLs

New LED light bulb lasts 20 years, sets you back $60

Apr 23, 2012
Just in time for Earth Day, Philips unveils a top-notch LED light bulb replacement for your 60-watters -- at a top-notch price.
Posted In: LED, light bulbs, Philips

Easy-Bake Oven: The light bulb wars hit home

Dec 27, 2011
It takes more than a compact fluorescent to make cookies. How a childhood favorite could suffer from the new light bulb laws.
Posted In: light bulbs

Budget deal: Keep incandescent light bulbs on a little longer

Dec 16, 2011
A deal to avoid government shutdown was reached in Washington yesterday, but one of the provisions of the deal means that new laws surrounding light bulbs won't be enforced for the time being.
Posted In: politics, Washington D.C., payroll tax, light bulbs

A step backward on energy-efficient lighting

Dec 16, 2011
After industry agreed to the terms of making more efficient light bulbs widely available, Congress has back tracked on enforcing the law.
Posted In: light bulbs, energy efficiency, Washington D.C., politics

MIDDAY UPDATE: Oil prices, energy efficient light bulbs

Jan 5, 2011
Increasing oil prices could end the global economic recovery, according to Fatin Birol, chief economist at the International Energy Agency. Birol...
Posted In: GOP, light bulbs, mid-day update, Oil, oil drilling, oil industry, oil price, Republicans

MID-DAY UPDATE: Obama's top economic policy adviser leaving- now what?

Sep 22, 2010
White House National Economic Council director Larry Summers will return to Harvard at the end of the year. Who might replace him and what does...
Posted In: Arctic, ATT, eggs, energy, Facebook, GE, General Electric, kilts, Larry Summers, light bulbs, mid-day update, salmonella, sporran, water

What are the most effective things I can do to reduce the amount of energy I use?

Sep 21, 2010
A new study from researchers at Columbia found that a lot of people are pretty confused about the actions they can take to save energy. When asked...
Posted In: energy, energy reduction, energy savings, light bulbs

DIY Energy Audit: Lighting

Jul 30, 2010
Got an hour? Making lighting improvements is one of the easiest energy upgrades you can make. Each compact florescent bulb you use can save you ...
Posted In: energy, energy audit, energy bill, light bulbs, lights, marketplace money