The light bulb energy impact showdown [INFOGRAPHIC]

green lighting infographic

The awesome folks at Well Home Energy Audits have put out another great infographic that will help break down the costs, benefits, and differences between LED light bulbs, CFL light bulbs, and incandescent light bulbs so you can hopefully have a better understanding of what all of that electrical jargon on the packaging really means.

Rodney Strong Vineyards helps grow CFL’s too

Rodney Strong Vineyards Green Light Pledge

Rodney Strong Vineyards Green Light Pledge program, where the winery provided an energy efficient CFL bulb to people that pledged to change out a standard incandescent, garnered over 85,000 pledges in just over a month causing the winery to run out of the free CFL bulbs.

Small steps add up to BIG energy savings

Energy savings infographic

We talk a lot around here about how every step matters. Big steps matter. Small steps matter. If energy efficiency is something you’re passionate about, check out this wonderful infographic from WellHome that illustrates how picking the “low hanging fruit” can add up to some huge energy savings. What do you think about the data […]

Finally! An affordable LED bulb (less than $20)

Pharox 200 Flame LED light bulb

LED light bulbs are much better than CFL’s in terms of both safety and efficiency. But until recently those features have come at a price of around $50 or more. Those days are coming to an end. Lemmis Lighting has developed a sub-$20 LED light bulb, the Pharox 200 Flame.

Light bulb-shaped candles that screw into sockets

light bulb candle

Everyone knows that CFL’s are ridiculously more energy efficient than incandescent light bulbs, but sometimes their spectrum of light is just too harsh. Enter the Light Bulb Effect Candle. It’s a candle made from regular wax, but shaped into that of a regular old incandescent bulb.