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Dim and Dimmer: House Nixes Funding for Light Bulb Efficiency Enforcement (Again)

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics
Elliott Negin

Burgess's amendment is more theater than anything else, given that U.S. lighting manufacturers are complying with the standards, enforcement funding or not.

Texas, the Dim Bulb State

Jason Stanford | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Allowing conservative ideology to magically fix our worst problems frees our state lawmakers to defend our state against federal encroachments, such as the 2007 federal law phasing out inefficient, incandescent light bulbs in favor of LEDs and florescent light bulbs.

The Washington Post's Triple Fail

A. Siegel | Posted 05.12.2012 | Green
A. Siegel

The Washington Post graphic, which "proves" that over 10 years, incandescent lighting would cost the purchaser $5 less than buying LEDs, doesn't get into factors such as the time value of money, investment risk or opportunity costs.

Trending LED: Switch Out Your Incandescent and CFLs to LED Light Bulbs

Marcia Prentice | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Marcia Prentice

To find out what all the LED hype was about, I headed down the hall to our light bulb buyer's office to round up a handful of LED bulbs and get a quick LED light bulb lesson.

Which Kind Of Bulb Should I Buy?

Posted 12.26.2011 | Green

Given the many light bulb choices available today and the new bulb efficiency standards that are set to go into effect in 2012, selecting the right bu...

Citizens Against Government Waste Promotes Waste

A. Siegel | Posted 02.20.2012 | Green
A. Siegel

An oft-heard element of political debate is horror at government standard setting and regulations... even if leads to an CFL Light Bulb improved marketplace.

Lucia Graves

House To Vote On Repealing Light Bulb Regulations | Lucia Graves | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics

Jordan Howard contributed to this report. WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives will vote Tuesday on whether to repeal light bulb efficiency s...

What Thomas Edison Would Do

David Edison Sloane | Posted 09.06.2011 | Green
David Edison Sloane

Congress is debating whether to repeal a 2007 law that requires light bulbs to become more energy efficient. So people have asked me where my great-grandfather Thomas Edison would come down on the issue.

Green News Report: January 6, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The new mas...

California Begins Phasing Out 'Traditional' Bulbs In 2011

Hit & Run : Reason Magazine | Nick Gillespie | December 27, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Come January 1, 2011, California will begin phasing out the legal sale and purchase of 100-watt incandescent light bulbs. Due to federal legislatio...