11 Jul '11, 7pm

The Incandescent Bulbs that Comply with the 'Bulb Ban': Take a trip to Home Depot, or browse Amazon.com. There a...

The Incandescent Bulbs that Comply with the 'Bulb Ban': Take a trip to Home Depot, or browse Amazon.com. There a...

July 11, 2011 at 3:04PM by Jim DiPeso | comment Today, the House is scheduled to vote on legislation that would repeal lighting efficiency standards enacted in 2007. Sponsors of the bill say they're repealing the so-called "bulb ban," an artfully false way to refer to what the 2007 law actually does. The repeal proposal has been a joy ride for talk radio agitators and demagoguing politicians that, if enacted, would increase energy waste and strand investments by lighting manufacturers who could do without the interference. My post last week about the light bulb bill drew comments from critics who said: Bulbs that meet the 2007 standards will cost between $10 and $50 each; Consumers will be forced to buy CFLs that are difficult to dim; The efficiency standards are arbitrary; Halogen incandescent alternatives that meet the standards will increase the risk of fires. So, at th...

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House to Vote on Light-Bulb Repeal: Republicans...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 11 Jul '11, 5pm

The House is expected to vote as early as Monday night on a measure to repeal efficiency standards for light bulbs that ar...

How Many Congressmen Does It Take To Screw Up a Light Bulb?

How Many Congressmen Does It Take To Screw Up a...

greenbiz.com 12 Jul '11, 10am

Taking Care of the Medium Screw Base The BULB Act -- for "Better Use of Light Bulbs " -- is the latest bright idea from Re...

On the Topic of the Edison Bulb Ban

On the Topic of the Edison Bulb Ban

jetsongreen.com 12 Jul '11, 2pm

It’s baffling that the light bulb provision in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (“EISA”) has become such a...

Light Bulb Shopping Guide for Representative Ba...

switchboard.nrdc.org 12 Jul '11, 1am

During my shopping trip, I found a Philips 72W efficient incandescent bulb for $1.50 at Home Depot.[1] The 100W bulb was c...

Green: House Vote on Light-Bulb Efficiency Repeal

green.blogs.nytimes.com 11 Jul '11, 7pm

The House is expected to vote as early as Monday night on a measure to repeal efficiency standards for light bulbs that ar...

House to Vote on Light-Bulb Repeal

green.blogs.nytimes.com 11 Jul '11, 5pm

The House is expected to vote as early as Monday night on a measure to repeal efficiency standards for light bulbs that ar...

The Light Bulb Ban and Doublethink: Hats off to the American Council for

The Light Bulb Ban and Doublethink: Hats off to...

globalwarming.org 09 Jul '11, 3pm

Next week, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on the “BULB Act” (H.R. 91), which would repeal the energy eff...

The Light-Bulb Mandate Endures: The effort fail...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 13 Jul '11, 12am

The Light-Bulb Mandate Endures By THE NEW YORK TIMES The House of Representatives has rejected an effort to repeal a requi...

The Truth about the So-Called "Light Bulb Ban"

thedailygreen.com 01 Jul '11, 10pm

July 1, 2011 at 3:19PM by Jim DiPeso | comment A group of congressmen, including one Michele Bachmann, are backing legisla...

Ban on Incandescent Light Bulb Ban Passes House...

treehugger.com 15 Jul '11, 6pm

Photo credit: James Bowe via Flickr/CC BY Sigh. After rejecting a measure that would have fast-tracked the repeal of a law...

So ridiculous. How Many Congressmen Does it Tak...

greentechmedia.com 07 Jul '11, 8pm

The mercury scare propaganda is nonsense. The typical human body can effectively deal with ~1 micro-gram of mercury per da...

Story Of Bing - Painting With Light.: [12 Jul 2011] We were going to make some "light art"..

Story Of Bing - Painting With Light.: [12 Jul 2...

storyofbing.com 11 Jul '11, 5pm

It was a very cold evening. But we were very excited. We were waiting for sunset. And in a location that was slightly dodg...

Light Bulb Ban Would Save Consumers $12.5 Billi...

treehugger.com 08 Jul '11, 7pm

According to the NRDC, the average household's energy costs would be cut by 7% or $85 every year when the standards are fu...

Light Bulb Ban Would Save Consumers $12.5 Billi...

treehugger.com 08 Jul '11, 6pm

According to the NRDC, the average household's energy costs would be cut by 7% or $85 every year when the standards are fu...