How to Pick a Better Bulb

Sheryl CanterThis post is by Sheryl Canter, an Online Writer and Editorial Manager at Environmental Defense.

Yesterday, the New York Times ran a story about light bulbs. If you only read the beginning of the article, you might think it was saying that compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) have poor quality light. But in fact, its conclusion – after testing a wide array of bulbs – was that some are better than others.

It’s true – some are better than others. For information on CFLs and how they differ, check out our online guide, How to Pick a Better Bulb.

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  1. stateoffear
    Posted January 27, 2008 at 9:51 pm | Permalink

    Okay, this sight is a joke, right? At the very leat, the light bulbs page? Do you honestly think LIGHT BULBS are going to save the world from global warming? Do you listen to yourselves every once in a while?

  2. Posted January 29, 2008 at 6:09 pm | Permalink

    Don’t underestimate lightbulbs. Each one is small, but think of how many there are. Some countries are making incandescent bulbs illegal. Still not convinced? Read this: