Legislation To Phase Out Inefficient Incandescents

When President Bush signed the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 on Dec. 18, 2007, he put lamp manufacturers on notice that inefficient incandescent lamps, including standard “A” lamps that have been around for more than 100 years will not meet tougher efficiency standards in this landmark bill. Bans on incandescents were being considered by several states before the President signed this bill into law. In addition to the new incandescent efficiency standards, the law requires

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