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The LED Tube Challenge

The LED Tube Challenge

Internal Drivers are a cancer that literally burns the Phosphor that dictates the Specified Color Temperatures. Plus, the burn reduces the output of the light.
Reduce Energy Usage in Your Home - Cool Your Home Naturally

Reduce Energy Usage in Your Home - Cool Your Home Naturally

Everyone benefits from people using less energy (besides the utility company’s bottom line), people benefit by reducing their utility cost & the earth and all its inhabitants benefit by having a multitude of positive happenings by reducing our usage.

The New Efficient Light Bulbs

The New Efficient Light Bulbs

New Standards Promise Cheaper Light and Fewer Emissions

The horse-and-buggy era light bulb we still rely on wastes up to 90 percent of the electricity it consumes as heat, burning up hundreds of dollars every year in each American household and increasing air pollution that harms human health and the environment. In 2007, the U.S.

Hybrid Cars are Charging their Batteries for Another Big Run

Hybrid Cars are Charging their Batteries for Another Big Run

As many of us have seen in recent weeks, the price of gasoline has continued to rise. Reminders of the 2007 crisis are popping up across the United States. Wednesday February 23, 2011 marked the first time the price of oil hit $100 dollars a barrel since 2008.

Capturing the Power of the Sun

Capturing the Power of the Sun

Energy efficiency is the easiest and least expensive way to quickly produce energy savings and reduce your home’s carbon footprint. But many homeowners are interested in taking these savings to another level by replacing grid-supplied electricity with their own power.

California Leads the Way with New Efficiency Regulations on Incandescent Bulbs

California Leads the Way with New Efficiency Regulations on Incandescent Bulbs

Effective January 1, 2011, California, a long time energy efficiency leader, became the first state to set new energy standards for incandescent screw-base light bulbs. These new regulations are aimed at making standard incandescent bulbs more efficient.

Possible PCB Risks in Schools across the Nation

Possible PCB Risks in Schools across the Nation

The Environmental Protection Agency is urging schools across the nation to replace their aging light fixtures due to possible chemical leaks.

On the Fast Track

On the Fast Track

The rest of the developed world has high-speed rail. We don't. That's finally about to change.

Gulf Oil Plume Gone, Eaten By Newly Discovered Microbes

Gulf Oil Plume Gone, Eaten By Newly Discovered Microbes

In what seems a deus ex machina or perhaps deus ex gaia moment, scientists from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory report that the miles-long deep sea oil plume which resulted from the BP oil spill has essentially vanished, apparently eaten by microbes previously unknown to science.

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