Earth911 Podcast, Sept. 9, 2019: Lighting, Satellite Dishes, and Vampire Electronics

September 9, 2019 by  
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Thinking of replacing your lightbulbs, upgrading to a satellite TV … The post Earth911 Podcast, Sept. 9, 2019: Lighting, Satellite Dishes, and Vampire Electronics appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Madrid takes on largest street lighting upgrade in the world

December 29, 2014 by  
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The city government of Madrid plans to upgrade every single one of their streetlights to Philips ’ energy-efficient bulbs. Philips, the world’s leader in lighting, will finance the project at no additional cost to the citizens of Madrid. Existing lights on streets, at historic monuments, and in public parks will be replaced with energy-efficient LED lighting provided by Philips. The project targets a total of 225,000 lights, making this the world’s largest street lighting upgrade. Read the rest of Madrid takes on largest street lighting upgrade in the world Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , city planning , eco-friendly lighting , energy efficient , LED lighting , lightbulbs , madrid , Philips , recycling , reducing energy costs , Spain , technology upgrade

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New LED Bulb Cooled by Jet Technology

May 9, 2012 by  
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Written by Matt Hickman, Mother Nature Network Some big ‘n’ bright news from the world of energy-efficient lighting today: GE has announced the world debut of the 27-watt Energy Smart LED bulb, a dimmable 100-watt replacement bulb that boasts…

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Haitz’s Law: Moore’s Law for LED Lightbulbs

September 12, 2011 by  
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Photo: Michael Graham Richard LEDs: Almost There Just like Moore’s Law has been predicting improvements in the semiconductors used to make computer processors for decades, Haitz’s Law (see below) predicts an exponential improvement in the semiconductors used in LED technology. The beauty is that we’re almost there – see my LED reviews – so for LEDs to overtake other lighting technologies and become the dominant way we produce light, Haitz’s Law only has to … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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The Phase-Out of Incandescent Light Bulbs: What You Need To Know

October 28, 2010 by  
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The incandescent bulb hasn’t changed much since Thomas Edison patented it in 1879. More than one hundred years later, the familiar bulbs still push electricity through a wire filament – and still waste a whole lot of energy

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It’s ‘A Bag’s Life’ For Video Contest Winners

October 28, 2010 by  
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Earlier this month, student-made videos took home more than $3,000 in prizes as top winners for the A Bag’s Life video contest were chosen. A Bag’s Life is a campaign exclusive to the state of Florida, consisting of “a public…

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let’s get political.

June 6, 2010 by  
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You’ve changed your lightbulbs and switched to non-toxic cleaners, but if you’re looking to help make some bigger changes, it’s time to get political. This site is all about small changes that add up to make a big difference, the way every single vote in an election adds up to declare a winner. Use your voting power and your voice to help influence environmental policies in your school, your office and other parts of your community.

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dig deeper.

June 5, 2010 by  
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These days, it’s more than just sexy to be green — it’s trendy too. While we think it’s great environmentalism has gone mainstream, it also means it’s a little harder to wade through the not-so-green stuff to get to the real deal.

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mind your p’s and (bb)q’s.

June 4, 2010 by  
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Grilling is a great, energy saving alternative to using your oven in warm weather, but is it harmful to the atmosphere to burn charcoal and wood? What about gas grills

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