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Old 08-21-2008, 08:32 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by Pudge565 View Post
Hate be the one to burst your bubble but congress has passed a law that makes iit illegal to manufacture/sell/buy incandesant bulbs. i beleive it takes effect in 2014 i could be wrong on the year tho. so youll have to get used to cfls.
I'm sure glad they are on top of the really important stuff going on in the country. We are so lucky to have the democrats and republicans watching over us.


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Old 08-21-2008, 12:45 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by nap View Post
you might want to research that pudge. From what I have read is the gov is mandating that all lamps have to be more energy efficient by that time. They have not outlawed incandescents per se. There is at least one manufacturer that has an incandescent lamp that will be ready by then that will surpass the energy requirements so the glow wire lights aren't dead yet.
Ok nap you are right reading the article above my post it says they only outlaw inefficient ones.

Bob tahnks for that artical to clarify things.


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