Can a Flat Panel TV be Green?


A murky question...but if nothing else, the market is changing. The most recent news is from Philips. This electronic manufacturer has launched a "Green" campaign that offers "environmentally friendly" screens. The flagship 37PFL9732D model sports an LED system which slashes energy consumption by 40 percent (offering about 80 percent of the brightness.) Another bonus? It doesn't contain environmentally hazardous mercury. But is now the time to buy? Currently, the market is changing so rapidly holding off a couple more years may make all the difference. Manufacturers Sony, Sharp, and Hitachi, for example, have an ongoing campaign to chop power consumption of LCD screens in half by 2011. Thanks tipster Petz. via ::HD News and ::Flat Telly News Read more ::Flat TV=More Nuclear Plants ::LED Backlighting: Brighter, Energy Efficient Displays