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Philly.com: A Better Bulb? Cree Unveils Latest in Lighting

Philly.com: A Better Bulb? Cree Unveils Latest in Lighting

By Sandy Bauers

I hope there’s not a brawl at the staff meeting later today at the Alliance to Save Energy.

New LED light bulbs that the manufacturer claims to be nothing short of revolutionary arrived in the office of president Kateri Callahan this morning. She’d been anticipating this, and she really wanted to keep them for herself. But instead, she’ll auction them off.

The bulbs are the latest development from North Carolina lighting manufacturer Cree. They’re meant to bring the advancements — in price and performance — that will finally budge consumers who are hesitant to give up their old, woefully inefficient incandescent light bulbs.

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