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Originally designed to meet efficiency and color quality standards specific to California, the TW Series LEDs will now be sold throughout the US.
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Six out of 10 consumers are unaware that the most commonly used light bulbs are about to disappear from store shelves.
With strict new standards, the landscape of lighting is rapidly changing. Here's everything you'll need to know to keep up.
Halogen hybrid light bulb offers CFL efficiency without the wait for full brightness. And it contains less mercury.
Lutron's Smart Bridge and related app work great, but the price is much too high for basic automated dimmer capabilities. If you plan to add other connected devices, its value will improve considerably.
LED bulbs are energy-efficient and designed to last for many years, but here are a few lesser-known features to consider when weighing a jump to LEDs.
There's more diversity coming to home lighting as efficient general-use LED bulbs become available, giving people an alternative to incandescent bulbs and CFLs.