Carmen Pastore Carmen Pastore is a consumer products brand manager at GE Lighting, educating consumers about energy-efficient lighting options for their home. For the past 10 years, Carmen has also trained retailers and industry professionals on how to choose the right lighting for household applications. Since founder Thomas Edison developed the worlds first light bulb more than 100 years ago, GE Lighting continues to invent efficient solutions that change the way we light our world.
Following the lead of countries around the globe, the United States has bid adieu to 100- and 75-watt incandescent bulbs. Manufacturing of 60- and 40-watt bulbs will cease in 2014 as part of the U.S. Department of Energy mandate requiring...
The lighting aisle. It can be an overwhelming place.
If you are still opting for traditional incandescent lighting strands to illuminate your Christmas tree, you are missing out on energy-saving alternatives that can save you both time and money. LED light strands not only cut down on energy consumption,...
Do you know that CFLs use up to 75 percent less energy than incandescent bulbs and last up to 10 times longer? That translates to significant energy savings over time. Unfortunately, these statistics are sometimes clouded by inaccurate myths. Below I've listed some common myths surrounding CFL bulbs.
You may have heard about upcoming changes with household lighting. The good news is there are replacement options for traditional incandescent bulbs that actually save you money over the life of the bulb.
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