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energy efficiency,  Progress Lighting

Changes to PAR and R lamp regulations – What you need to know

Chances are, you’ve heard about the new lighting regulations behind the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act – also referred to as the “incandescent bulb ban.” While the program does affect the traditional, iconic lightbulb, new rules are on the horizon for other popular lighting sources. As noted by our friends at the American Lighting […]

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Incandescent bulbs: The debate continues

If the incandescent light bulb “ban” wasn’t confusing enough for consumers, there’s a new push to stop funding for the legislation. A debate over whether the government can require manufacturers to sell energy-saving lights is expected to reignite. Last year, Rep. Michael Burgess of Texas successfully pushed to stop the Energy Department from using taxpayer dollars […]

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Progress Lighting rolls out 8 new energy efficient fixtures for 2012

To meet the needs of homeowners who want energy efficient lighting options – without sacrificing quality and aesthetics – we are excited to introduce 8 new CFL fixtures for 2012! (1) Cuddle fixtures are comprised of a sculptural play of intersecting ovals and feature a Mylar exterior shade with a linen interior shade. One- and […]

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Keep warm (and save money) this season

‘Tis the season of winter storms and high heating costs. We were reminded of the upcoming seasonal woes in a recent local news article. Did you know that, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, it costs more than $160 billion a year to heat, cool, light and live in homes across the country? While […]