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Are LEDs Cost-Effective?

Are LEDs Cost-Effective?

Are LED Downlights Economically Viable? Buildings, June 24, 2016 One-for-one LED replacements for fluorescent downlights can save nearly 40% in lighting-related energy use, according to a field study conducted by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) on behalf of the GSA’s Green Proving Ground program. Tested in three GSA buildings in Dallas, Philadelphia and Auburn, WA, the

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A DOE Standard Could Phase out CFLs

DOE proposes light bulb standard EE News, February 12, 2016. Image credit: suvajit DOE issued a proposed rule this afternoon for light bulbs that would likely lead to the phaseout of compact fluorescent lights (CFLs), analysts say. The rule has been under discussion for more than a decade. It was affected by a “light bulb rider”


Could Smart Thermostats Be the New Low-Hanging Fruit?

Are Smart Thermostats the New CFLS? Energy Efficiency Markets, October 13, 2015. Image credit: Sébastien Barré Commonwealth Edison, Nest, ecobee, gas utilities and advocacy groups are working together on the lengthy project. ComEd hopes to see the million mark reached in about five years, according to George Malek, ComEd’s director of energy efficiency services. CFLs were

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Green Lighting Tips for Homeowners

Eco-Friendly Lighting Tips We Got Lites, May 3, 2015 There are increasing amounts of opportunities to undertake environmentally-conscious practices, from the car you drive to where you shop and the type of food you buy. The small choices you make in your everyday life can really add up over time to help benefit the planet.

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The Light Bulb Low Down: An Energy Efficiency Guide

Light Bulb Moment CustomMade, April 6, 2015. Image credit: Josch13 In 2014, the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to a Japanese-American team of scientists who had achieved a milestone. What was their momentous creation? The humble LED light. “Incandescent light bulbs lit the 20th century; the 21st century will be lit by LED lamps.”

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What’s the Carbon Footprint of a Reading Light?

What’s the most energy-efficient kind of light? Grist, March 30, 2015 Q. Does it save energy to burn candles instead of running an eco-bulb? I currently have one 18W compact fluorescent in my lounge. Please don’t say this is a burning question. Dave C. Dunedin A. Dearest Dave, To answer your question, we must turn