03 Jan '18, 12am

California becomes first US state to ban incandescent lightbulbs

California becomes first US state to ban incandescent lightbulbs

"The minimum standards are difficult to meet with incandescent or halogen technology," Commissioner Andrew McAllister, the California Energy Commission's energy efficiency lead, said in a statement. "Ten years ago manufacturers chose to focus on much more efficient products - LEDs and compact fluorescent lightbulbs - to meet consumer needs. The new technology improves the mix of products available to people so that lighting is vastly improved."

Full article: https://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/3023664/california-...

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