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The Great Bulb Controversy: Why Certain Lights Are Now Outlawed

Adapting to the Changing Landscape of Light Bulbs

Outdated Halogen/Fluorescent Light Bulb
Outdated Light Bulb

As the recent ban on incandescent light bulbs takes full effect, many of the traditional bulbs that brightened your space for years are now a thing of the past. Amidst the ensuing confusion, it becomes paramount to decipher which bulbs have fallen under this ban and which ones remain within reach under the updated guidelines.

Decoding the Fresh Regulations for Incandescent and Halogen Bulbs

Starting August 1, 2023, recent regulations endorsed by the Biden administration and the Department of Energy (DOE) decree that every incandescent and halogen light bulb must meet a mandated lumens-per-watt standard. Bulbs that fall short of this benchmark are now prohibited from manufacture and sale. This marks a significant shift, effectively prohibiting the production and sale of most common household incandescent bulbs that have been fixtures for years.

Advancing with Superior LED Technology for Sustainability

In the quest for sustainability, we're embracing cutting-edge LED technology. These recent regulations reflect a larger industry movement toward the efficiency and durability offered by LED bulbs. LED technology not only consumes a fraction of the energy used by traditional halogen and incandescent bulbs but also ensures an extended lifespan, surpassing conventional bulbs in both durability and efficiency, all while emitting less heat.

The positive impact of these changes is evident. As traditional bulbs phase out, we're here to offer LED equivalents for the most commonly used incandescent and halogen bulbs. This ensures that you can maintain the same quality of light while contributing to a more energy-efficient and sustainable future. Embracing LED technology isn't just about complying with regulations; it's a positive step toward a greener, more cost-effective, and well-illuminated world for everyone.

Holding a LED Lamp in Hand
Modern LED Lamp

BrightSource Solutions: A Beacon for Contemporary Lighting Solution

Should your usual bulb choices become unavailable, fear not! LED alternatives exist for the most widely used incandescent and halogen light bulbs. This ensures you can maintain the same quality of light, all the while embracing energy efficiency and reducing your electricity expenses.

Which Bulbs Get the Green Light?

Under the recent regulations, a few exceptions stand out. Specific specialty bulbs remain allowed, offering alternatives within the updated guidelines. These exceptions include:

  • Appliance lamps

  • Antique reproduction lamps

  • Black light bulbs

  • Bug light bulbs

  • Colored lamps

  • Plant light bulbs

  • Traffic signal bulbs

While these mentioned bulbs are exempt, it's important to note that the majority of lights are still affected by the regulations.

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