29 Jul '11, 11pm

10 Things That Make a Great Green City

10 Things That Make a Great Green City

Providing 'subsidised incentives' for this sort of upgrade rather than 'mandates' will produce better longterm compliance. A tax credit for installing a Climax tank as a hot water preheater or for adding a wind turbine or PV cell array would gather more steady converts than trying to mandate something that would likely be left unconnected in defiance of heavy handed government. While I like CFL and LED lights and use them when I can get them cheaply in appropriate fixtures, I'd prefer that incandescents (good in dimmer fixtures and for cold weather exposed lights), CFLs (good in lights that run for long times), and LEDs (good in lower-power safety lights and for portable battery powered lighting) all be available for use where each is best or most preferred. Get the government with their 'ban' out of the equation and seed the availability and competition with temporary (bo...

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