The Energy Star LED Difference

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The Energy Star LED Difference

In early 2013, EPA challenged retailers to sell 20 million Energy Star-certified LED lightbulbs by Earth Day 2014. The results are in, and U.S. retailers—with the help of manufacturers and utilities—more than exceeded ...

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