University of Brighton graduate David Gardener presented his Package Lamp at New Designers in London recently. This lamp is made of pulp packaging material, and is both the shipping box and the finished lamp.
Update: Breakthrough: Regular Light Bulb Made Super-Efficient with Laser (!)
Better, Cheaper LEDs
The incandescent lightbulb that wastes 90% of the electricity as heat is dying, we all know that. But a new breakthrough in solid state lighting might also
When news came that a student named Ryan Morgan at North Pocono High School near Scranton, PA had started distributing CFL bulbs in a bid to raise awareness of global warming and what folks can do about it, I must admit that I was impressed, and felt not
Here's an interesting new way to think about energy efficiency: a study done by researchers at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University revealed that it takes between 3,000 gallons and 6,000 gallons of water to
Today's New York Times has a special section on innovation in technology, and among the things they see in their crystal ball is LED and OLED lighting systems for the home. Just around the corner, just about within
Designed specifically for use with energy-saving compact fluorescent light bulbs, "Hollow" mood lights from UK-based designers Blue Marmalade are a great way to turn down the lights (and turn up the romance). It's available in a variety of color
1) Forums user openmind has a trifecta of green assertions: "Nuclear power serves our needs better than oil or coal. We could be running 100 mpg hybrid electric cars within 10 years. Hydro carbons (plastic) are long chains that only get shorter.
CFL bulbs, or compact fluorescent light bulbs: energy savings
Commonly referred to as CFLs, compact fluorescent lamps or compact fluorescent light bulbs, the energy-saving bulbs have escaped the stereotype of buzzing, flickery, washed-out lights to
What's a writer and mom to do when she realizes that global warming is real and that kids and parents need to be aware of it? Write a book for kids and reach them both at the same time! That's what Deborah Sherrell chose to do when she combined her
In news just to hand, 500 million [ !! ] energy-saving compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) will be distributed to households affected by power outages in South Africa's Cape Town. This will lower peak demand by about 100 megawatts. Across the