December 19, 2011
Light Bulbs Are Now All Confusion
Susan Salisbury , Palm Beach Post
Palm Beach Post
WEST PALM BEACH — The traditional 100-watt light bulb is being phased out, and consumers are confused about what to buy as a replacement for the iconic household item.
Now there's more time to prepare for the change and more chance for confusion.
The ban on the conventional 100-watt bulb was supposed to start Jan. 1, but after congressional action late last week, it won't take effect until Sept. 30 .
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