Eco-Friendly Lights Take Over
Step aside Edison, LEDs and other power friendly lights are now running the show. Energy-wasting light bulbs like the incandescent are deemed to become relics soon as newer classes of light bulbs become more popular in the market.Energy-wasting incandescent light bulbs will soon join other technology relics like telephone answering machines and cassette tapes. Some who are resisting the change have hoarded the bulbs. Yet lighting experts say consumers should embrace the change because they will save money in the long run. With the start of the new year on Wednesday, it became illegal to manufacture or import 60- and 40-watt incandescent bulbs because of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. More in Tulsa World.