Tuesday, March 5, 2013

A New Ultra-Cheap LED Light Looks And Acts Like An Incandescent Bulb

Cree's new light costs just $10, will last for years and lower your electricity bill, and is basically indistinguishable from your old, energy sucking bulbs.

Until recently, options for non-incandescent light bulbs were fairly limited. There were the cheap and effective but harshly lit CFL bulbs, the expensive but high-quality LED bulbs, and the cheaper but lower-quality LEDs. When Philips released its 60-watt replacement state-of-the-art LED bulb last year, it came with a price tag of $60 (discounts are available).

Cree, a company that has been in the LED lighting business for 25 years is doing Philips one better: This week, it announced the release of a series of LED bulbs that look like incandescents, light up rooms like incandescents--and cost as little as $10.

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http://www.fastcoexist.com/1681494/a-new-ultra-cheap-led-light-looks-a


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