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Infographic: What is Light Pollution?

Infographic: What is Light Pollution? | green infographics | Scoop.it

Light pollution refers to the various ways in which artificial light can negatively impact our natural environment. The four most common categories of light pollution are urban glow, glare, light clutter, and light trespass.

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Infographic: Comparing Light Bulbs & Energy Savings

Infographic: Comparing Light Bulbs & Energy Savings | green infographics | Scoop.it

This infographic by Ambit Energy highlights the differences between three types of lightbulbs, including how they work, their estimated annual cost and savings, and shows the staggering difference in efficiency between incandescent and LED bulbs.

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A Map of the Top 50 Markets for Efficient Lightbulb Sales Across the U.S.

A Map of the Top 50 Markets for Efficient Lightbulb Sales Across the U.S. | green infographics | Scoop.it
Since January 1st, 2014, there's been a renewed interest in energy-efficient lighting thanks to a law that requires a minimum level of efficiency from lightbulbs, making the century-old incandescents a thing of the past.

There's still about 70% of light sockets in the US that contain energy-inefficient lightbulbs, so the potential gains are huge. And with long-lived and very efficient LEDs dropping in price quickly, there's no excuses to stick with antiquated technology.

This map was compiled based on sales data from the biggest lightbulb seller in the US, combining sales numbers for a per capita look at which areas of the country are the top adopters of LED and compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs.

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Why Incandescent Light Bulbs Are So 2011 [Infographic]

Why Incandescent Light Bulbs Are So 2011 [Infographic] | green infographics | Scoop.it

Understanding the energy impact differences of different types of light bulbs is important, and plays a much larger role in energy efficiency than most realize.

Check out the infographic below to learn more about the energy usage of different light bulb types. And then pledge to replace those energy-sucking incandescent bulbs with CFLs or LEDs in 2012.

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