Experiences in an All-LED Home
As I reported in a previous article in Home Energy, this all started in August 2010, when we discovered that a rat had eaten gaping holes in the outlet hose of our dishwasher. When all the ...
Compact fluorescent lighting technology has changed radically in the past three years. The lights have gotten smaller, the light quality has improved, and the variety of sizes and shapes has increased. [continue reading]
Since the early 1980s, many utility companies have been puzzling over the paradox of consumers' attitudes towards the compact fluorescent lamp. [continue reading]
In April 1994, General Electric (G.E.) Lighting announced that "the world's first practical compact high-tech induction reflector lamp" would be on the market in Europe within weeks. [continue reading]
With U.S. sales approaching 50 million lamps per year (and 250 million globally), compact fluorescent systems are increasingly popular. However, efforts to promote their use in the residential market have mostly been limited to utility rebate programs for screw-based lamps. [continue reading]
Compact fluorescent lamps, on a smaller scale than their long-tube counterparts, contain mercury, and some have small amounts of radioactive isotope as well. [continue reading]
The Lighting Pattern Book for Homes, Specifier Reports, IAEEL Newsletter, Let there Be CFLs, The National Lighting Bureau, Advanced Lighting Guidelines, Lighting Design Lab Newsletter, Lighting Options for Homes, Lighting Regulation in the United States, Getting Real about Lighting, New Research on Consumer Lighting Preferences, Lighting Source Directory [continue reading]
Shortly after taking office in 2009, President Obama launched the Open Government Initiative, an effort to increase transparency, participation, and ...
I was at the Energy OutWest Conference several years ago, but a memory still stands out from that event. I ...