Give the Gift of Power This Holiday

Sometimes the most thoughtful gifts we can give are those that will make someone’s life a little easier. This season, why not give loved ones the "gift of power"? Following are some gift suggestions sure to “brighten” someone’s day. Pay a portion of someone’s utility bill. DTE Energy’s Gift of Energy Program is a great [...]

By |2012-12-05T14:48:05+00:00December 5th, 2012|0 Comments

“White” Light Comes in Many Shades

Did you know that compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) are available in a wide variety of shades of white light? You can actually choose from a wide range of shades, ranging from yellowish to white to bluish white light, which allows you to customize the mood of your space. Many CFLs come in "warm" colors [...]

By |2012-07-07T17:07:08+00:00July 7th, 2012|0 Comments

The Real Story on Light Bulb Legislation

Many consumers think the incandescent light bulb will no longer be available or manufactured. Not so. Here’s the real story. In 2007, the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) was passed in the U.S. As a result, over the next three years, the minimum efficiency standards for incandescent light bulbs will be raised [...]

By |2012-06-08T22:15:53+00:00June 8th, 2012|0 Comments

Lighting Changes in Store for Americans

Lighting technology in the U.S. is changing dramatically. In fact, there will be more changes in the world of electric lighting in the next few years than there were in the past 100 years.  The current incandescent light bulb invented by Thomas Edison is notoriously inefficient. It wastes 90% of its energy as heat rather [...]

By |2020-06-19T04:33:55+00:00January 6th, 2012|0 Comments