Environmental Issues: Energy
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- The New Efficient Light Bulbs
New Standards Promise Cheaper Light and Fewer Emissions
- The horse-and-buggy era light bulb we still rely on -- dating back more than 125 years -- wastes up to 90 percent of the electricity it consumes as heat, burning up hundreds of dollars every year in each American household. In 2007, the U.S. Congress adopted energy efficiency standards requiring new screw-based light bulbs to use 25 to 30 percent less energy beginning in 2012.
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- Efficient Appliances Save Energy -- and Money
- A consumer's guide to buying energy efficient appliances and electronics.