Citing rising efficiency standards and a changing market, GE Lighting plans to shake up the lighting aisle this year -- and an entire category is about to get squeezed out as a result.
Cleaning up after these mercury-filled bulbs is a hassle, but here's how to do it safely.
Got a shattered CFL on your hands? Worried about mercury? Don't panic -- we'll show you how to clean it up safely and dispose of it responsibly.
A prototype built by a team of researchers traps an incandescent's heat at the filament, using it to keep the thing hot and shiny while drawing less power.
CNET conducts a "regular person's" comparison of the new AmbientLED bulb from Philips, along with its CFL and incandescent counterparts, without all the jargon.
Philips' latest LED offers almost identical lighting to its incandescent predecessor, but at significantly higher cost upfront. Here are a few pictures that help demonstrate the light each bulb gives off.
Halogen hybrid light bulb offers CFL efficiency without the wait for full brightness. And it contains less mercury.
ArmorLite is a new CFL bulb by ClearLite with a safety coating. It contains mercury and shattered glass if the bulb is smashed.
Vu1 says its Electron Stimulated Luminescence bulbs are safer and better quality than CFL and LED lights. Is ESL the next big thing in lighting?
The initial bulbs are for industrial use, but manufacturer TCP says it will soon be offering the same CFL and LED lighting options to consumers.