the ABCs of CFL and LED bulbs

Light bulb

The very first light bulb came into being sometime in the early 1800s, and no, it wasn’t invented by Thomas Edison; though Edison is the one who designed the biggest improvements in the early incandescent bulbs.

We’ve come a long way baby!

Through the years, the incandescent light bulb has been the standard. Early Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs) were expensive and offered up unattractive light. These days, CFLs are affordable and come in a variety of light colors. But why do we care about light bulbs? This is where “eco” friendly means both the earth and our pocketbooks. Continue reading