Milwaukee firm’s Light Bulb Finder wins honors
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Mark Hoffman

Adam Borut’s company developed the Light Bulb Finder app that has won a national award in the “App for the Environment Challenge,” sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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Samsung unveils lightbulbs which last for 36 years
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By Rob Waugh

Last updated at 10:16 AM on 23rd November 2011

  • Bulbs last for 40 times normal electric bulbs
  • Paper-thin ‘flat’ lightbulbs in development
  • Bulbs cost $ 20 to $ 70 each

Samsung’s new bulbs range in price from $ 19 to $ 70 – but promise 40,000 hours of use per bulb, which works out at around 36 years

Along with taking out the rubbish, one of the traditional ‘men’s jobs’ around the home has always been standing on a chair and unscrewing old lightbulbs and replacing them with fresh ones.

But new technology from Samsung might make the chore a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Samsung’s new range of LED bulbs have a lifespan of 40,000 hours – 40 times a standard incandescent bulb.

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