Efficient bulbs light the way
By Nat Wood
Associate Director, Consumer & Business Education, FTC
When’s the last time you spent your commute in a horse-drawn carriage? Or calculated a bill on an abacus? This Earth Day, we can reflect on another old-tech consumer item that’s falling out of use: old-fashioned, low-efficiency, incandescent light bulbs. New LED and CFL bulbs last much longer and use less energy – which saves you money on your monthly bill.
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Original Source: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/efficient-bulbs-light-way