Tuesday, April 22, 2008

LED lightbulbs: Are you ready to make the switch?

Posted by Carl-Gustav Linden
High price and a strange color. No, we're not talking about a hairdo. Those are the two factors that have kept light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, from becoming a mainstream light source.
But that might change soon, said Zach Gibler, chief business development officer of Lighting Science Group, which plans to announce distribution deals with major retailers for its LED bulbs that screw into a regular socket.
Read more on CNET News.com

1 comment:

Johnny 5 said...

As someone who sells light bulbs for a living, I am really excited about LEDs because of my concerns about the mercury content in compact fluorescent lightbulbs. The development of LED technology presents a viable alternative to compact fluorescents: longer-lasting lightbulbs without dangerous chemical content.