09 Aug '11, 4pm

LEDs are (Fill in the Blank): Energy efficient ... controversial ... patriotic?

August 9, 2011 at 12:01PM by Jim DiPeso | comment The Boston Globe has been aflame of late with articles about ... please insert weary sigh here .. light bulbs. Last Thursday, a story quoted a North Andover, Mass., woman who fretted that a thriving planet is all well and fine, but what good is it if newfangled efficient lighting ruins the look of a chandelier? On an e-mail thread, one commenter suggested that the North Andover woman broaden her horizons by taking a trip to the East Africa famine zone, where chances are most of the locals have other things on their minds than chandelier aesthetics. Ouch. I have another suggestion for a place she might visit to get some perspective, one more relevant to the issue at hand. Keep reading, I'll get to it. The following day, writer Joan Wickersham revealed in a Globe op-ed that she and her husband have been arguing about light bu...

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 10 Aug '11, 3pm

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Philips LED Light Wins U.S. Department of Energy's $10m 'Lighting Prize' : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

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treehugger.com 04 Aug '11, 7pm

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