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The Energy Department isn’t banning all incandescent light bulbs

Posted on AllSides August 1st, 2023
From The Center
Energy, Facts And Fact Checking, Sustainability, Joe Biden, Polarization, Environment, Clean Energy
Feng Yu -

The U.S. Department of Energy is banning the sale of energy inefficient light bulbs beginning Aug. 1, 2023. Given that incandescent and halogen light bulbs are far less energy efficient than LED light bulbs, many people are treating this as a ban on incandescent and halogen bulbs. 

Incandescent and halogen lights have a wire within the bulb that heats up and produces light, while LED bulbs do not.

But light bulbs aren’t just used in floor lamps and ceiling fans. People in various online communities have asked how the light bulb ban affects them...

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