GE’s New Light Bulb is a Bundle of Innovation

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GE’s New Light Bulb is a Bundle of Innovation

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Summary

GE has developed a new, award-winning Compact Fluorescent Lamp (CFL) containing four patent-pending applications. Switching to the more efficient CFLs can deliver big cuts in the electricity bill and help tackle climate change.

Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 2:00pm

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Replacing the incandescent light bulb is no joke. Commercialized by Thomas Edison more than a century ago, the light bulb ranks with the printing press, electricity, and penicillin as one of the great inventions that changed the world. But its huge success also became a weakness. Lighting now represents as much a fifth of a household’s energy consumption.

Switching to more efficient forms of illumination like compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) or light emitting diodes (LEDs) can deliver big cuts in the electricity bill and help tackle climate change.

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