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Shining a light on the light bulb controversy

May 19th, 2011

By Barbara Kessler
Green Right Now

You’d think that new light bulb efficiency standards would be a pretty basic matter. Light bulbs, after all, didn’t change much for more than 100 years. At home, we used the classic household incandescent. At work, we toiled under rows of tubular fluorescent lights.

Astronauts blasted off to the moon. The Internet revolutionized communication. Light bulbs stayed the same.

Philips incandescent light bulb.

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