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Light bulbs

Reuse burnt-out lightbulbs to make this adorable, unique DIY holiday wreath.
Don’t toss out those old incandescent bulbs! Squeeze a little more life out of an old light bulb by turning it into a mini terrarium or tiny vase.
GE Lighting’s full line of light-emitting diode (LED) GE Energy Smart incandescent replacement bulbs are anticipated to be on store shelves within the next 16 months.
Air conditioning accounts for as much as 20 percent of the average homeowner's utility bill. These simple tips can help you reduce your mechanical cooling needs, meaning more money for you and better-quality air for the world.
Plant a patio garden, get a more efficient TV and change your light bulbs, suggests eco-designer Sabrina Soto.
In GE's new bulb, a halogen capsule—which turns on instantly—is nestled inside a compact fluorescent swirl. The halogen bulb turns off when the CFL warms up, maintaining the light's energy efficiency.
A GE Lighting survey finds that 82 percent of Americans use compact fluorescent light bulbs—and 75 percent have no idea that the government plans to phase out incandescent light bulbs starting in 2012.
Recycling rewards program RecycleBank compiled this list of five household items that contain toxic materials or won’t biodegrade.
Panasonic Everleds offer new energy-efficient lighting that lasts almost two decades with regular use.
The recipe for a well-lit room involves combining energy-efficient bulbs with stylish, sustainable light fixtures.
President Obama and the Department of Energy are creating new standards for energy-efficiency in lighting.
Improvements in incandescent light bulb technology give compact fluorescent bulbs a revamped competitor.
A new government-sponsored program calls for India to replace 400 million incandescent bulbs with CFLs by 2012.

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