Lightbulbs: Shedding Light on the Power of Choice

Lightbulbs: Shedding Light on the Power of Choice

Lindsey Roberts
Sep 25, 2009

I've heard many interior designers express disdain over the quality of light emitted from fluorescent light bulbs. However, incandescent bulbs will be phased out starting January 2010, unless someone comes to save the day with an incandescent that saves as much energy. What do you think about all this? Should we be able to choose?

I'm of the mind that we should be able to make a light bulb choice the same way we're able to make an upholstery choice, green or no. What do you think?

For more information, check out these articles:
The End of the Light Bulb as We Know it
The Fluorescent Light Bulb Boogeyman

Article in favor of the change:
Improving Energy Efficiency

Article against:
In Defense of Incandescence

Related Re-Nest Posts:

European Union Bans Incandescent Bulbs
LED Bulbs Continue To Take Over the World
LEDs Not CFLs Are The Bulbs Of The Future

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Originally posted at AT:DC

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