19 May '11, 11am

Philips, GE, Sylvania Showcase Newer, Greener Lightbulbs

Philips, GE, Sylvania Showcase Newer, Greener Lightbulbs

The world’s largest lighting tradeshow, LIGHTFAIR International , is occurring this week in Philadelphia. While I was unable to go to the show this year, I have been glued to my computer reading about new product launches, each more amazing than the one I just read about. Without a doubt, the theme of the show is new energy efficient bulbs. The new technologies are coming from leading manufacturers of lighting products that are showcasing bulbs in every shape, brightness level and price point imaginable. The industry is really racing to provide more energy efficient alternatives to the 125-year-old incandescent lightbulb. A major catalyst for all this work is the new federal energy efficiency standards for lightbulbs that go into effect starting in 2012 that will update the energy-guzzling, 100-watt lightbulbs. In the last year or so, we have seen more innovation in this s...

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