Published on April 20th, 2011 | by Tina Casey13
Philips Gets the Last Laugh on Light Bulb Wars
April 20th, 2011 by Tina Casey
After all that fire and brimstone over the impending phase-out of incandescent light bulbs, lighting giant Philips has stepped in to pour oil on troubled waters. The company has just launched a new energy efficient light bulb that looks and acts just like an incandescent light bulb. At a 28 percent energy savings, the company’s new EcoVantage light bulb is designed to satisfy 21st century federal energy efficiency standards while preserving the classic 19th century styling
Now that the dust has settled, it looks like certain light bulb loving politicians are due for their Emily Litella moment, as in, “Never mind.”
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