A Great Visual Retort to Michele Bachmann’s Light Bulb Attack

Here it is at last. The best retort to Michele Bachmann’s (R-Minn.) war on the energy efficiency light bulb. When Bachmann began stumping against energy efficiency standards for light bulbs – and in support of the old-fashioned incandescent – a lot of ink got spilled by energy efficiency advocates trying to explain what she was … [Read more...]

An Easy Way to Switch to Efficient Light Bulbs

Lisa Cohn of RealEnergyWriters.com interviews Adam Borut, co-founder of Eco Hatchery, which develops the Light Bulb Finder mobile app. It was the winner of the Best Overall App in the EPA Apps for the Environmental Challenge. An Easy Way to Switch to Efficient Light Bulbs] … [Read more...]

Breaking light bulb myths

By Elisa Wood March 16, 2011 I have to agree with the Tea Party; the US government should not choose the light bulbs I use in my home.  And fortunately, it does not. Yet that’s the spin being pushed by those who want to roll back federal lighting performance standards. An odd mythology is developing around the standards. Opponents claim that the … [Read more...]