Energy Efficient Lighting

by planetbulb on May 25, 2012

New efficiency standards means we’re changing the way we light our world!

Lighting choices are changing between 2012 and 2014 in favor energy efficient lighting!

What are the alternatives?

There are many no-compromise, energy efficient lighting options that will fit your fixtures and provide the light you need.

GE Energy Smart® CFLs  GE Energy Smart CFL’s

The GE Energy Smart CFL‘s are a common energy-efficient replacement option. With GE Energy Smart Bright from the Start bulbs, there’s even a CFL that achieves instant brightness the moment you flip the switch.

  • Use 75% less energy than incandescent bulbs
  • Last more than 7 years

Energy saving CFL‘s available at Planet Bulb!

GE Energy-Efficient Soft White  GE Energy-Efficient Soft White

GE Energy-Efficient Soft White lamps offer the closest alternative to traditional incandescent bulbs.

  • Use 28% less energy than incandescent bulbs
  • Same size & shape
  • Nearly the same light output
  • Dimmable
  • Instant brightness

Energy-Efficent lamps available at Planet Bulb!

  GE Energy Smart LEDs

GE Energy Smart LED‘s provide a highly energy-efficient and long-lasting lighting solution.

  • Last up to 22 years
  • Use 75% less energy than incandescent bulbs

LED bulbs available at Planet Bulb!

The Story on Lighting Legislation

Between 2012 and 2014, standard 40- and 100-watt incandescent light bulbs must use 30% less energy to meet minimum efficient standards. What does it all mean?

  • You are not required to throw out your existing bulbs.
  • Manufacturers simply can’t manufacture certain bulbs as time goes on.
  • There is a range of specialty incandescent bulbs that are exceptions, including 3-ways, reflectors, appliance bulbs and some decorative options.
  • Moving forward, you’ll choose from better technology like Energy-Efficient Soft White, CFL and LED options.

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