Once an expensive novelty, LED lights are hitting the mainstream

Once an expensive novelty, LED lights are hitting the mainstream

LED lights are becoming available in a wider variety of sizes and form factors to fit into nearly any home use. Available as both screw-in light bulbs and dedicated modules in lighting as diverse as chandeliers, landscape lights and more,...

Warm white tube LED lamp cuts energy use 50% vs other LEDs

Warm white tube LED lamp cuts energy use 50% vs other LEDs

Many lamps and accent lights use a tube lamp, which until now were available only an incandescent bulbs and not energy-efficient LED lamps. Phillips has introduced a tube lighting replacement LED (TLED) lamp that gives off a warm white light...

Harness the sun and energy-efficient LEDs to save 94 percent on lighting costs.

Harness the sun and energy-efficient LEDs to save 94 percent on lighting costs.

The latest tubular daylight device from Solatube uses energy-saving LED lighting at night to provide the best of both worlds. Solatube International Inc., said the Smart LED system can save up to 94 percent on lighting energy use. During daylight...

New LED lamps are a perfect fit for recessed lighting fixtures

New LED lamps are a perfect fit for recessed lighting fixtures

Replace your inefficient incandescent and halogen bulbs in recessed lighting with new LEDs. LEDnovation added the PAR38 to its line up, joining the Bright For Life LED PAR30 lamps. The lamps are available in a variety of color temperatures and...

Efficient ceiling fan available with LED lights for low-energy comfort

Efficient ceiling fan available with LED lights for low-energy comfort

Add energy-efficient airflow and lighting to your home with the Haiku fan. Manufactured by Big Ass Fans®, known for its large air movers used in warehouses and other large spaces, the Haiku brings that design experience to the home. A...

Control colorful LED lights with mobile devices (Video)

Control colorful LED lights with mobile devices (Video)

Take control of LinkUp LED lights with the new system that allows you to control color, brightness and color effects with popular mobile devices. The newLinkUp LED lighting series from EnvironmementalLights.com allows you to control LinkUp LED light bulbs and...

LED lighting conversion saves a township 70% on energy costs

LED lighting conversion saves a township 70% on energy costs

The Township of East Caln, Pa., recently converted all of its street lights to LED lamps, which will save more than $12,700 in energy costs over the next five years. Previously, the streets were illuminated by inefficient mercury vapor (MV)...

Jay Leno's garage gets energy-efficient LED lighting (Video)

Comedian Jay Leno’s famous collector car garage is now lighted by energy-efficient LEDsTitan LED, a leading US-based manufacturer, replaced replaced the conventional 40-watt fluorescent tubes in Jay Leno’s garage with its 15-watt 4-foot LED tubes, which use 300 SMD LEDs...

Don't blame Beyonce: HID lamps made Super Bowl blackout longer

Don't blame Beyonce: HID lamps made Super Bowl blackout longer

Did energy-efficient lighting play a role in the length of the Super Bowl blackout? Sounds like that could be the case. William Comstock, an analyst with the U.S.

Americans could save $585 million yearly with energy-efficient products

The global energy efficiency market totaled a hefty $595.45 billion in 2012. Although growth slipped a bit during the global recession of 2008-2009, business has picked back up and many market segments are now thriving. The future of the global energy efficiency market remains bright, as some segments enjoy especially prosperous growth.

For $30, world's most energy efficient lightbulb

For years now, LEDs have been heralded as the heir-apparent to our old-school incandescent light bulb. Yet despite some serious advantages, such as much improved energy efficiency and a decades-long lifespan, the technology hasn't quite lived up to expectations as...

How smart LEDs could change your home

"Smart," internet-enabled light bulbs made with LEDs are attracting entrepreneurs and major companies who see the bulbs as the next big thing in lighting. The innovation has attracted a slew of inventors, entrepreneurs and big players in the business. The...

New consumer guide illuminates home energy savings

"Save Money, Save the Earth." That motto has appeared on the cover of every edition of the Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings since the first book was published in 1991. It's a big promise, and one that appears on...

The ultimate guide to saving energy during Christmas

Americans spend about $65 billion a year on Christmastime gifts. Add to that the increased cost of wintertime home heating, and you'll see that December is a month of major spending. Your credit card bills might be big in January, but you don't need to have the additional shock of a huge utility bills, according to WHEC-TV.

Savvy builders, Congress seeing payback from energy-efficiency

Making buildings, air conditioners and refrigerators run better and use less energy does not attract the kind of attention that comes with seismic shifts in the natural gas market or fights over OPEC oil-production ceilings. But according to a high-thinking...

Newest eco tips in bathroom remodeling

If you happen to be a person who cares about the environment and has a bathroom that is in dire need of remodeling, then you need to gather some information. The best way to get information on remodeling for your bathroom would be by looking for the newest green trends and tips.

7 tips for building an energy-efficient home

Flipping the light switch as we leave a room or keeping the central heating set to low is good, but today many of us are choosing to go one step further in our commitment to the environment through building energy...

Tips to keep the energy bill low

Energy efficiency is a game of small wins. Little things, like caulking cracks or changing light bulbs, can add up to big savings.

DOE updates the latest L Prize lamp test results, rebate offers

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released another update of its testing of the Philips Lighting LED 60W-equivalent retrofit lamp that won the L Prize. The tests have reached what the agency considers the equivalent of 18 years of household use with no failures.

LED replacements for 100-watt light bulbs arrive in stores

Sorry to see 100-watt bulbs disappear from stores because they were energy hogs? You can now get LED bulbs that roughly match the 100-watters for size and brightness, but use far less energy, according to Time. Until recently, your only...

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