Bill filed to ban incandescent light bulbs
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Posted on November 25, 2011 06:12:53 PM

A BILL has been filed at the Senate seeking to ban the manufacture, importation, and sale of incandescent light bulbs in the country in a bid to develop and promote the use of energy-efficient and environment-friendly ones.

Senate bill 3062 or the “Incandescent Light Bulb Ban Act,âˆ� filed by Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago last week, said the government should prohibit the use of the said light bulbs to make way for more energy-efficient lighting and to promote environmental awareness and conserve resources.

An incandescent light bulb produces more heat and consumes more energy compared to other lighting fixtures. Light sources, such as the fluorescent lamp, high-intensity discharge lamps, and LED lamps are said to offer higher efficiency.

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Travel through time for holiday lights
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Swan Lake at the Cincinnati Zoo is aglow with holiday lights.

Lighten your load this season — with a trip to a high-wattage holiday display. Or consider a more muted celebration, with candles or lanterns to light the way.

Holiday lighting displays this year come in all intensities — from towering, flashing Santas to candlelight around the Christmas tree.

Here are a few of our favorites:

• The Akron and Cleveland zoos long ago discontinued their holiday lighting displays, but zoos in Columbus, Cincinnati and Toledo continue the tradition with millions of lights decorating the green space around the animals. In Columbus, Wildlights features 3 million lights, including two animated shows se…………… continues on Plain Dealer

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