Feb 27 2009
Since 2006 more than 300 million Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) bulbs have been purchased in our country. In addition, Seattle City Light recently announced that its “Twist and Save” program has garnered sales of over 1 million CFLs locally. The number of people using CFLs will continue to rise as the US Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) which lays out performance thresholds that incandescent bulbs simply do not meet. To be clear, this does not ban the sale of incandescent bulbs. If an incandescent bulb were produced that was able to meet the threshold, its use would not be prohibited.