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Electricity is a basic necessity for prosperity, and a small company wants to create opportunity through affordable solar power in India.
Helping a parent or other senior make the most of retirement income? These home improvement tips will save money & the planet.
Need some lamp or lighting ideas? We have 46 DIY lighting projects that you’ll love! Lighting is essential to every single room in your home. It sets the mood and the atmosphere for that space. The problem? New lighting from big box stores can be…
I was recently offered a Philips SlimStyle LED for review. $0 is a pretty good price for an LED, so I took it. I have to admit that this is the first LED I’m using as a “normal light bulb.” All the others we have are CFLs. After about one week…
Now that you’re back from the festive break – feeling refreshed and re-energized – it’s the perfect time to give your office that much needed revamp you’ve been putting off. According to GOV.UK, a low number of businesses were recycling in 2013. The government are hoping to move to a more ‘eco-friendly environment’ in 2014, […]
It all started with candles. The tradition of an illuminated holiday tree emerged around the 18th century, when wax candles were used to festoon the branches of fresh evergreens. Candles. The notion is somewhat terrifying today. But even those incandescent bulbs of childhood had their safety and practical drawbacks. The large glass bulbs would shatter; […]
Little acts do add up over time, and they’re much easier to turn into habits than big changes. ENERGY STAR is celebrating the power of small acts with its “Do 1 Thing ENERGY STAR” campaign. This week’s theme: lighting.
LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) are now poised to take the small business and residential lighting market by storm with their drastically-reduced up-front costs. Here are a few more facts you may want to consider when deciding whether the time is right for you to give LEDs the green light.
Lighting is a critical aspect of development for the world’s poorest regions. Two social enterprises have taken to crowdfunding platforms to raise money for bringing their innovative lighting technology to the market.
Technologies like solar-powered LED lights may seem like cool gadgets to those of us in the “first world”… but they’re necessary tools for combating poverty and poor health in the developing world.
By remodeling your bathroom to conserve water, you can lower your utility bills, reduce the amount of water your home consumes annually, and also help preserve local water resources.
Whether for vehicle light bulbs, home lighting or commercial lighting, LED lighting is quickly becoming the technology of choice.