PacSci-Doku: "New Light" Answer

By Dennis Schatz - Senior Vice President for Strategic Programs

The question in this edition is:

What new lights will probably replace incandescent lamps?

The answer: LED Bulbs

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LED bulbs cost ten times -- or more -- than incandescent lamps, but last 25 times as long. LED bulbs last three times longer than the popular compact fluorescents people use to replace the incandescent lamps being phased out. LED lights come on instantly, unlike many fluorescent bulbs, plus you can choose the color of your LED bulbs to get the whiter or warmer color of your choice. On top of all these advantages, LED bulbs convert 60% of their electricity to light compared to less than 10% for incandescent lamps -- thus reducing your electricity bill. Maybe it is time for you to consider switching to LED lights. Learn More

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