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Incandescent Light Bulbs No More

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The United States federal government announced that it intends to ban all incandescent light bulbs, which means that people will need to turn to LEDs and other more
environmentally friendly types of lighting. There are a number of benefits to using green lights instead of
incandescent light bulbs.

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  1. 1. The incandes cent light bulb in golden chandelier (Photo credit: Euros vet) Benefits of the Plans to Phase out Incandescent Light Bulbs isparksf.com/benef its-of -the-plans-to-phase-out-incandescent-light-bulbs/ The United States federal government announced that it intends to ban all incandescent light bulbs. They have not specified exactly when the plan will be fully implemented, but most forms of incandescent light bulbs will be removed from the market by next year. The government already banned 100 Watt light bulbs on January 1, 2012. They placed another ban on 75-watt incandescents a year later. By January 1, 2014 40 and 60 watt light bulbs will be removed from the market as well. The United States isnt the only nation to consider banning incandescent lights from the market. China has announced that they plan to ban them by the year 2016. Russia, Argentina and Canada are also in the process of removing incandescent light bulbs from the market. What are the Benefits of This ban? These new plans will cause a number of changes for people throughout the country. Incandescent light bulbs have been used throughout the world for over a century. Some people are nervous of the changes that this will carry. However, the ban on incandescent light bulbs will probably be very beneficial in a number of ways. The new ban on incandescent light bulbs will mean that people will need to turn to LEDs and other more environmentally friendly types of lighting. There are a number of benefits to using green lights instead of incandescent light bulbs: LED lights are much smaller than incandescent bulbs. This means that they can be used for applications that traditional light bulbs would be too large for. High-power LED light bulbs can last much longer than incandescent bulbs. Recent studies have shown that they can last 25-50 times longer. LED bulbs do not give off nearly as much heat. This makes them much better alternatives for applications where it is important to keep the surrounding environment as cool as possible. For example, organizations that run large sporting events typically dont want to use light bulbs that give off a lot of heat and make the athletes uncomfortable. LED bulbs are much more durable than incandescent alternatives. They can be ideal for parents of young children. LEDs do not flicker as much as incandescent bulbs, which reduces the risk of triggering a seizure. There are a number of reasons to consider making the switch to LEDs. The U.S. Energy Lighting Policy has already banned many incandescent light bulbs from the market. Consumers are going to find it increasingly difficult to purchase incandescent lights over the next year. Many people seem to believe that incandescent light bulbs are superior to the alternatives on the market. They have started hoarding these lights so that they can avoid making the shift to using LED and other green lights. You should consider giving up using incandescent light bulbs and switching to LEDs instead. There are a number of benefits to using green bulbs. You should embrace the change rather than trying to fight it. Written by LightingEver.

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