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Illuminating Ideas: New Energy-Efficient Light Sources and the (Premature?) Death of the Incandescent Light Bulb

Posted in Green Building, Intellectual Property, Legislation, Renewable Energy, Technology

  Thomas Edison is credited with inventing the practical incandescent light bulb. The incandescent bulb that most of use today to light our homes hasn’t had many technology upgrades from Edison’s day. In its most basic form, an incandescent light bulb is a (carbon) filament, encased in glass, where the filament heated with an electric… Continue Reading