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Stylish LED Lamps Take Sustainable Design to the Next Level
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Stylish LED Lamps Take Sustainable Design to the Next Level

With a focus on research and development of LED lamps, Italian lighting design... More

A Zero-Electricity Lamp Powered by Octopus Bacteria
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A Zero-Electricity Lamp Powered by Octopus Bacteria

A Dutch designer has produced a prototype comprising a tube of artificial seawater... More

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Lights Out For Inefficient Bulbs In Europe

The European Union enacted new energy efficiency requirements on lamp sales. More

Businesses Look to Recycle Hazardous Lamps
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Businesses Look to Recycle Hazardous Lamps

Technologies to reclaim mercury from used lamps and bulbs and safely recycle them... More

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Lamp Indices Decline

The Rosslyn, Va.-based National Electrical Manufacturers Association incandescent and compact fluorescent lamps indices for the first quarter 2009 declined 2.4 and 4.6 percent, respectively. More

SofTrace Luminaires From Day-Brite Lighting
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SofTrace Luminaires From Day-Brite Lighting

SofTrace luminaires from Day-Brite Lighting can create energy savings of about 30... More

Fusion III From Chloride
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Fusion III From Chloride

Fusion III, the newest addition to Chloride’s solid-state lighting family, has a... More

SofTrace From Day-Brite Lighting
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SofTrace From Day-Brite Lighting

SofTrace from Day-Brite Lighting offers a concealed lamp center panel with... More

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LivingColors by Philips

The company's LivingColors lamp contains four LEDs: two red, one blue, and one green. Consumers can use a remote control to increase, reduce, brighten, or dim each color to create nearly unlimited color combinations, the manufacturer claims. The lamp, designed for interior use only, comes encased in either a transparent or black surround with a translucent power cable that connects to an adapter. A mini version also is available. The lamp will last eight to 10 years if used 1-1/2 hours a day, the manufacturer says. 800-555-0050. More

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Is incandescent lighting on its way out?

With so many recent proclamations to "Ban the Bulb," politicians and manufacturers seem to have made a cut and dry case against incandescent sources. But is there a legitimate complaint? Are compact fluorescent lamps the solution, as this "Ban" would advocate? Or is it a far more complex issue with numerous factors that go well beyond the simple incandescent lamp itself, which has served us for the last 125-plus years? Jeff Miller, President-elect of the International Association of Lighting Designers, starts the conversation this month. More

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