It’s the last part of a gradual phase-out that began in 2012 with 100-watt bulbs, and progressed last year with discontinuation of the 75-watt variety.DOE’s leading experts in lighting and energy efficiency at our National Labs conducted months of research and analysis to understand the efficiency, affordability and reliability of today’s lighting technologies.
Contribute Help us build our profile of Kevin Ryan.Contribute Help us build our profile of Keanu Reeves.On January 1, 2014, in keeping with a law passed by Congress in 2007, the old familiar tungsten-filament 40- and 60-watt incandescent light bulbs can no longer be manufactured in the U.Those new choices include compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs, and updated higher-efficiency versions of the incandescent bulb that use halogen gas to slow down deterioration of the tungsten filament.Today’s proposal is the next step in a legally required public process that started more than two years ago.
Instead, most people say they’ll switch to one of the newer lighting technologies.
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The proposal and the results of the research and analysis are made available for public comment by publishing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register.
DOE is mandated by Congress to set efficiency standards for more than 60 appliances and products from residential air conditioners to electric motors to light bulbs.
The impending demise of the familiar old-fashioned light bulb has generated a backlash among some who see it as taking away consumers’ free choice.