Battle of the Bulb Fizzles As Lighting Rules Take Effect
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By Ernie Smith / Jan 7, 2014 (iStock/Thinkstock)

Even with the new rules on lower-wattage bulbs having drawn vocal protests when earlier standards were introduced that targeted 75- and 100-watt incandescents, fewer than one-third of consumers surveyed were aware the changes, according to a recent study from Lutron Electronics. This creates a challenge for some associations, such as the American Lighting Association. “Manufacturers, retailers, and others in the lighting industry—including the trade and general press—have been working to get the word out for the past two years,” ALA’s director of engineering, Terry McGowan, said during a recent panel. “But since the 40- and 60-watt incandescent bulbs represent more than 60 percent of all U.S. household bulbs sold annually, some peo…………… continues on Associations Now

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