Regular Light Bulbs To Be Phased Out by 2014

Regular Light Bulbs To Be Phased Out by 2014

Austin : TX : USA | Jan 05, 2011 at 9:04 AM PST
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The phase out of incandescent bulbs

In 2007 Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act. Part of this requires that beginning in 2012 the incandescent light bulb will be phased out until 2014 when they will no longer be for sale.

100 watt bulbs will be phased out in 2012.

75 watt bulbs will be phased out in 2013.

60 and 40 watt bulbs will be phased out in 2014.

Right now compact fluorescent light bulbs the leading choice to replace the phased out bulbs. These bulbs use less energy to emit the same levels of light as the incandescent bulbs. While more expensive, these bulbs usually last longer and are more energy efficient. Halogen and LED bulbs are also good options to replace CFLs.

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