CFLs, LEDs And Incandescents, Oh My!

November 13, 2015 by  
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While changing a light bulb is a simple chore, picking the right bulb is more complicated. That’s because light bulbs are constantly evolving. The 135-year-old incandescent bulb is more efficient than ever, but new light bulb technologies that use…

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Top 5 Items People Forget To Recycle In The Bathroom

November 13, 2015 by  
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America Recycles Day–on November 15th—is a great time to celebrate recycling and learn new ways to recycle in your home. With the national recycling rate at 34.5%, there is still plenty we can do to recycle more, to recycle right and to convert…

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Award-Winning vosLED Light Bulb Combines Retro Styling With LED Efficiency

October 1, 2014 by  
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Do you love the retro look of incandescent light bulbs and harbor guilty thoughts of stockpiling them in preparation for their phase out ? Well, here’s your happy compromise! The energy-efficient vosLED light bulb looks like Edison’s original design but uses the latest LED technology to keep up with sustainable lighting developments. German lighting manufacturer Vosla looked to the original 1879 carbon-filament bulb for inspiration, creating a retro-style bulb that consumes much less energy than its classic predecessor. Read the rest of Award-Winning vosLED Light Bulb Combines Retro Styling With LED Efficiency Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Edison light bulb design , green lighting , green technology , incandescent bulb , LED light bulb , LED lighting , LED technology , light bulb design , red dot award , traditional light bulb design , vosla lighting design , vosLED light bulb

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Ryosuke Fukusada Makes a Surprising Light Bulb From Wood

August 15, 2014 by  
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German light bulb maker LEDON enlisted Japanese designer Ryosuke Fukusada to create the impossible- a light bulb made from wood. Fukusada created the illusionary lamp by wrapping an LED bulb in a thin layer of pine. The resulting bulb looks solid when off, but when switched on, a warm glow shines through the wood’s natural rings and markings . Read the rest of Ryosuke Fukusada Makes a Surprising Light Bulb From Wood Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco design , green design , how to make wood glow , led light , LEDON , ryosuke fukusada , sustainable design , wood bulb , wooden lightbulb

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Kaleidoscopic Temple of Agape Invites Londoners to Experience Love

August 15, 2014 by  
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Dutch Lab’s Gothic Architecture Serves Your Daily Cup of Brew

August 15, 2014 by  
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INFOGRAPHIC: Why It’s Important to Say Goodbye to Your Old Incandescent Light Bulbs

July 31, 2014 by  
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Governments around the world are gradually phasing out the energy-inefficient incandescent light bulb , but many homeowners have yet to make the switch. To help break down the differences between light bulbs and explain how buying more energy efficient alternatives is a sound economic and environmental investment, Angie’s List put together an infographic that covers everything from the definition of a lumen to the a cost comparison of electricity output. Read on to see all the illuminating reasons why it’s important to say goodbye to your old incandescent light bulbs! The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: Why It’s Important to Say Goodbye to Your Old Incandescent Light Bulbs Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “light bulbs” , angle’s list , cfl light bulbs , electricity output , incandescent light bulb , infographic , led light bulbs , light bulb , lumens , reader submitted content , watts

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345 Flapping Mirrors Adorn NAS Architecture’s Breath Box Pavilion in France

July 31, 2014 by  
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New SmartCharge LED Lightbulb Works Even When the Power Goes Out

December 19, 2013 by  
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SmartCharge just unveiled a brilliant LED lightbulb that works even during power outages! The innovative bulb features a built-in battery, so it can be switched on in emergency situations when the grid goes down. Best of all, the bulbs can cut electricity use by up to 90% compared to other lights, which means they could seriously lower your electricity bill. Read the rest of New SmartCharge LED Lightbulb Works Even When the Power Goes Out Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , eco design , green energy , green technology , LED lightbulbs , off the grid , smartcharge , sustainable design        

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Designer David Grass 3D-Prints Light Bulbs in the Shape of Modern Cityscapes

September 6, 2013 by  
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Dutch Designer David Graas created 3D-Printed LED bulbs in the shape of modern cityscapes! Named “Huddle”, these miniature pieces of 3D-printed design celebrate and are inspired by the phenomenon of urbanization. Read the rest of Designer David Grass 3D-Prints Light Bulbs in the Shape of Modern Cityscapes Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3d printed light bulb , 3d printer , 3D printing , 3d printing technology , David Graas , dutch designers , green design , green lighting , Huddle 3d-printed light bulb , Huddle light bulb , LED light bulb , LED lighting , light bulb design        

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