Wednesday, May 12, 2010

The World's First LED for the World's Most Common Lightbulb

Philips Unveils the World’s First LED Replacement for the 60 Watt Incandescent Bulb – The Most Common Household Light Royal Philips Electronics unveiled today the world’s first LED replacement for a 60 watt incandescent light bulb. For the first time, consumers will now have an alternative to replace their most common household light bulb with a viable LED replacement that will deliver up to 80% energy savings and last 25 times longer. The new lamps will be available for sales in the U.S. in the fourth quarter of this year.

Why should we care?
  • Replacing 60-watt bulbs (when they run out we suggest) with LEDs will help eliminate 5.6 million tons of carbon emissions annually.
  • The new lamp will give the same soft white light and similar shape they are accustomed to with an incandescent bulb.
  • Latest technology will deliver up to 80% energy savings and could save households $120 per bulb in electricity costs
  • An LED Bulb can last 15-20 years based on average use (4-8 hrs per day)
good news.
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