On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 16:48, Charlie Gallo <Charlie@thegallos.com> wrote:
> I looked it up - it's phased in - 100 watt bulbs are banned in 2012, and the
> last will be 40 watt bulbs in 2014
I had no idea. I had assumed that if the previous occupant had signed
legislation, especially energy-related, that it was just some giveaway
to his (Cheney's) buddies.
Lo and behold, it looks like they managed to slip in at least one
What I don't care for is that they ban incandescents specifically.
IMHO, they should have set a minimum threshold for lumens/watt
regardless of design.
Nonetheless, those old heat sources that leaked a little light will be
gone by 2014 (exceptions excluded, of course). I suspect that in 5
years, CFLs will be starting to be replaced by LEDs, so my electrical
bill will go down further.
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