Tagged with lighting

The humble light bulb meets the 21st century

The humble light bulb meets the 21st century

Nadja Popovich writes in the New York Times about the lightbulb revolution underway in the United States. Fortunately, it is global.   America’s Light Bulb Revolution Solar panels and wind turbines get a lot of attention, but a more inconspicuous instrument is helping to reshape America’s energy economy right now: The humble light bulb. Over … Continue reading

The light bulb has become an icon of innovation

The light bulb has become an icon of innovation

Tim Harford, often known as the Undercover Economist, has provided a delightful article on the BBC World Service website about the evolution of the cost of providing light for our domestic needs. This is perfect weekend and winter reading. EiD is certain you will enjoy. It also brings some interesting points that will give you … Continue reading

Beware what glows in the dark

Beware what glows in the dark

The Internet of Things, activated through apps, promises tremendous convenience to homeowners. But it may also prove irresistible to hackers. John Markoff writes a good article in The New York Times that should give you plenty to think about as we design our sustainable energy policies.   Why Light Bulbs May Be the Next Hacker … Continue reading