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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.

Home Tech Raised the Bar in 2013

realtor.com | Posted 02.25.2014 | HuffPost Home
realtor.com

Linked-up entrances, such as the Kwikset locks opened by cell phone, have a more obvious application than the appliance geegaws. They make life easier by doing away with keys that clutter pockets and can be lost.

The Big Change Coming To Your Christmas Tree

Posted 12.09.2013 | HuffPost Home

Christmas lights are chosen for their beauty rather than practicality. Mainly, the big decision is whether to go all-white or for color. From there, m...

How Green Is Your Tree? Sustainable Holiday Tips

Amanda Gregory | Posted 01.31.2014 | Green
Amanda Gregory

Surely we shouldn't be cutting down a tree? As a child, these pangs of guilt were short lived and immediately washed away by the warmth and glitter of decorating day. As an adult, though, the environmental impact of my choices is important to me.

NYC Street Lights To Be Replaced With Energy-Efficient LEDs

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.25.2013 | New York

Say goodbye to those "horror movie-kind" of street lights. New York City is in the process of converting 250,000 standard street light fixtures to ene...

Rachelle Carson-Begley: Going Green for Halloween

Red Room | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Red Room

By Rachelle Carson-Begley When my daughter came to me and asked me if she thought we could incorporate any green ideas into Halloween this year, I wa...

Skinny Grids

Justin Guay | Posted 11.20.2013 | Green
Justin Guay

Energy efficiency, not the falling price of solar, has done the heavy lifting when it comes to unlocking the economics of distributed clean energy f...

The Building Blocks of Innovation

Sameer Hajee | Posted 11.11.2013 | Impact
Sameer Hajee

Innovation builds on innovation. Our technology and business model five years ago could not have worked. But today, as we combine both old and new technology, we have a fighting chance to alleviate energy poverty... once and for all.

LOOK: Engagement Ring Lights Up When Fiance Is Near

Posted 05.24.2013 | Weddings

Can YOUR wedding ring do this? San Francisco engineer Ben Kokes proposed to his girlfriend earlier this month with a ring that lights up when he is...

Earth Hour: One Hour Is Not Enough

Andy Ridley | Posted 03.21.2013 | Green
Andy Ridley

How much energy does Earth Hour save? Is one hour enough? Whose idea was it? On the cusp of our seventh Earth Hour this Saturday, March 23, here again are the answers to all three questions.

An LED Light Landscape

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 03.23.2013 | Arts

(Read the original story here) "LEDscape" is an installation which deals with light as a constructive element of space and landscape. It is located...

'Tech The Halls' With Energy-Saving Christmas Lights

Sarah Fishburne | Posted 02.17.2013 | HuffPost Home
Sarah Fishburne

Nothing says the holidays to me like a house decked with twinkling Christmas lights.

Tatyana Murray's Dystopia: A Powerful Expression of a Child's Nightmare, Lord of the Flies Tribalism, a Fantastical Realm and the Human Condition

Annie Fabricant | Posted 10.24.2012 | Arts
Annie Fabricant

Murray's new body of work, entitled Dystopia, marks the artist's darkest most soul-bearing work to date. It's as though this newfound inner peace and strength enabled a large memory store of emotion to be unleashed.

To Save Money Lighting Your Home, Get Back to the Basics

Dan R. Fink | Posted 12.16.2012 | Green
Dan R. Fink

I've been living off the grid, 11 miles from the nearest power pole, since 1991. That certainly tilts my bias toward using the most efficient lighting technology available, everywhere in my home. But what I actually have is a mix of all the available technologies.

Dynamic LED Dome Displays 16 Million Colors

Posted 09.21.2012 | Arts

You know what parks need? More geometry. We may not have come up with this unlikely combo on our own, but after seeing Leo Villareal's geometric sculp...

BriteSol Introduces Revolutionary Sustainable LED Lighting and a Business Model for a Brighter Future

Jerry Cope | Posted 10.17.2012 | Business
Jerry Cope

This week in Las Vegas a local company, BriteSol, unveiled the Holy Grail of lighting technology. BriteSol has developed breakthrough LED lighting tec...

Turrell's 'Twilight Epiphany' Lights Up The Night

Posted 06.21.2012 | Arts

Even the most spectacular works of art have trouble measuring up to the beauty of a majestic sunset. James Turrell decided against pitting the two exp...

Turning Bicyclists Into Fireflies

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.21.2012 | Arts

Fireflies are the only species in North America that can synchronize their flashing light patterns; through a new project, bicyclists are soon to be t...

'Think Like a Man' Has Sony Thinking Green

Gina Hall | Posted 06.24.2012 | Entertainment
Gina Hall

Think Like a Man is the first feature film to use 100 percent energy efficient (LED) lighting sources on the production.

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 ...

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...

Bill Gates Never Ran an Energy Company

Jigar Shah | Posted 06.12.2012 | Green
Jigar Shah

Last year, Bill Gates noted in an interview with Alan Murray of the Wall Street Journal that technologies like solar photovoltaics and LED lights were...

Business Makes Cool Dresses That Literally Light Up

The Huffington Post | Alice Hines | Posted 03.16.2012 | Small Business

Excuse me, is there somewhere I can charge my dress? That's the question fans of CuteCircuit, a fashion tech company, will be asking if they party ...

Can You See The Light?

Posted 03.02.2012 | Arts

Makoto Tojiki's "No Shadow" sculptures portray glowing humans and animals out of thousands of mesmerizing LED lights. The Japanese artist has always b...

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.