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Light Our World Through Science and Testing

Jeff Smidt | Posted 04.22.2014 | Business
Jeff Smidt

More efficient technologies are now at the point in performance and price that they could replace the incandescent light bulb with minimal disruption.

Great Design Made to Measure: Not to Be Taken Lightly

Ken Carbone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Ken Carbone

Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres nicely sums up why great lighting matters: "In the beginning there was nothing. God said, 'Let there be light!' And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better."

By the Numbers: Impacting Climate Change, Your House

Neil B. Chambers | Posted 10.22.2013 | Green
Neil B. Chambers

Occupancy sensors will turn off the lights when no one is in the room. You may have experienced this in a conference room when sitting still too long makes the lights go out. Well, they aren't just good for work. They can save you bundles at home too.

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.

LEDs Light Up Wall Street

Natalie Pace | Posted 08.30.2013 | Business
Natalie Pace

Last week, I blogged about Tesla, one of the hottest stocks on the NASDAQ composite index. This week, I'm featuring another Wall Street love affair, C...

Asking Hard Questions Of The 787

Peter Mandel | Posted 02.11.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I don't know about you, but I'm starting to feel like I've read the same glowing write-up 50 times. There's so much buzz about the plane it seems almost suspicious.

Abundance and Problems

John Bowers | Posted 12.02.2012 | Science
John Bowers

The sun provides a tremendous amount of energy -- one kilowatt for every square meter. So how is it that 1.4 billion people don't have electricity, and another 1 billion do not have reliable electricity?

What You Need To Know About Solar Lights

Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Over the last several years, the availability of sun-powered lighting has increased, and there are more choices in styles and capabilities than ever b...

Is A Lightbulb That Lasts 20 Years Worth $60?

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

The tech world is all abuzz after last week's launch of the Philips 10-watt LED lightbulb. Why? Well, the lightbulb supposedly has a 20-year lifespan ...

Make Every Day Earth Day

Natalie Pace | Posted 06.23.2012 | Green
Natalie Pace

Why Bike Power? There are huge physical and fiscal benefits to biking. With obesity on the rise in U.S. children and one out of every three American adults weighing in obese, biking is one way to get America moving again.

Would You Spend $50 For A 20-Year Lightbulb?

Posted 04.23.2012 | Technology

Dutch electronics giant Philips introduced their award-winning 20-year LED lightbulb to U.S. markets on Sunday and is working with suppliers to cut th...

Read This Before Buying A Pendant Light

The Huffington Post | Dickson Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

When it comes to picking out lighting fixtures for your home, consider the pendant light, which hangs on a cord or a chain from the ceiling. The penda...

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.

Are Lasers The Future Of Lighting?

Posted 01.12.2012 | Green

From EarthTechling's Kristy Hessman : New research shows that diode lasers could eventually compete with light emitting diodes (LEDs) for home and ...

Innovations In Lighting Design

Joel Edmondson | Posted 07.25.2011 | Arts
Joel Edmondson

The annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair at the Javits Center in New York is an event to showcase cutting edge design trends and innovatio...

Let There Be (LED) Light!

Jeff Bocan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Bocan

LED lighting is an excellent and meaningful first step we can take on the long road of becoming a clean energy/cleantech society.

Saving the Planet With the Flick of a Switch

Jeff Bocan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Bocan

I'm beginning to think that even Sarah Palin's "real Americans" are starting to get it. Granted, it is taking manmade ecological disasters like the BP...