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Most businesses could be a little more eco-conscious. Start small with these simple steps toward making your business greener.
Promote health and overall well-being when you consider these four tips while decorating your home.
Although each home is different, these five keys to good entryway design will help you create a personalized, functional space.
Daylighting systems company Solatube offers facts about daylight in conjunction with Daylight Saving Time.
Solatube International, the worldwide leading manufacturer and marketer of Tubular Daylighting Devices (TDDs), announces its new line of decorative fixtures, called Glass Distractions.
LittleFootprint Lighting has announced the availability of its high quality, high performance HeronLED Personal Task Light for corporate and home office environments.
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.
Use glass bottles or jars over light bulbs to create a beautiful chandelier.
Reuse those baby food jars and create a beautiful chandelier! Make this rustic, elegant candleholder or stop before power tools are required to make pretty votives, perfect for patio dining.
NXP's wifi light bulb would allow homeowners to turn LED and compact fluorescent lights on and off from anywhere, using any Internet-enabled device. Some say it's the first step toward building 'smart' computer-controlled homes. Do we need this?
Turn terra cotta planter pots into candle holders. This super simple project is an inexpensive way to bring a little romance to your garden.
Designed to be a comfortable, modern home with a minimum impact on the environment, the Cube generates its own energy and proves that you don't have to sacrifice creature comforts to live in a small space.
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.
Use old jars to make these cute, inexpensive candle lanterns—for a fraction of what you'd pay if you bought them at the store.
An affordable prototype home helps revitalize a blighted Syracuse, New York, neighborhood--and could be the city home of the future.
Silicon-based LEDs, expected to hit the market in two or three years, could lower prices by as much as 75 percent.
Rescue old windows and recycle them into beautiful light fixtures.
Throw a green New Year's eve party with these tips for decor, food and more.
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.
Jayne-Young resurrects antique copper pots as lighting fixtures with old-world charm.
Need a new lamp? Make it, don’t buy it! Here’s how
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.
International eco-artist David Trubridge designs furniture, lighting and home accessories that are not only aesthetically beautiful, but also environmentally responsible.
Jessica discusses her experience as a judge at the Lighting for Tomorrow energy-efficient lighting design competition.
Take a few of these lighting suggestions with you from the 2005 Lighting for Tomorrow competition sponsored by the American Lighting Association.

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