Green Sustainable Lighting

Just another site

LEDs in the news June 10, 2010

Filed under: Uncategorized — greensustainablelighting @ 3:05 pm
Tags: ,

Exciting news for sustainable energy enthusiasts: Beginning January of 2012, federal law will require that all light bulbs must be 30% more efficient than the incandescent bulbs used by many consumers today. Goodbye, electricity-hogging dinosaurs!

While this still leaves Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs) in the game, it also paves the way for LED light bulbs to become more accessible. As lighting giants are forced to explore energy-efficient solutions, LED technology will grow; and as technology expands, their prices will drop. In turn, smaller mom-and-pop operations will be able to sell LED lights at affordable prices.

I don’t know about you, but I’m excited about the idea of government legislation that actually helps the environment and local communities!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s