28 Apr '12, 1pm

Earth Deal Reveal From Philips: 20 year LED light bulb

Earth Deal Reveal From Philips: 20 year LED light bulb

The recent winner of the U.S. Department of Energy’s “Bright tomorrow lighting prize” has a rating of 30,000 hours and when used at 4 hours a day, will last for 20 years. According to Philips North American Executive Ed Crawford, “the new bulb is 83% more energy efficient than the standard 60-Watt incandescent” while also adding that if every light bulb in a household were replaced with this 10 Watt LED the “nation would save about 35 terawatt-hours of electricity or $3.9 billion in one year;” this is the equivalent of removing 4 million cars off of the road and reducing 20 million metric tons of carbon emissions. Some more facts about the light bulb include: it provides 940 lumens of light (incandescent around 800), contains no mercury, it’s made in the USA, has a 3 year limited warranty, and emits virtually no UV/IR light in the beam. It is a dark shade o...

Full article: http://www.alternativeconsumer.com/2012/04/28/earth-deal-...

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