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U.S. Department of Energy Crowns New Energy Saving LED Kings

September 25th, 2010 | by Tina Casey

The U.S. Department of Energy has just named the winners of its eighth annual Lighting for Tomorrow competition, and the focus was squarely on new high efficiency LED designs that could help cut lighting energy use by 25 percent. LEDs (light emitting diodes) also have a big advantage over conventional bulbs when it comes to longevity, which could add even more on top of the $120 billion in energy savings that DOE expects from LEDs over the next 20 years - if enough building owners can be convinced to make the shift

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