IKEA No Longer Stocking Or Selling Incandescent Light Bulbs

IKEA has done away with energy-hogging incandescents ahead of federal legislation that would mandate more efficient light bulbs starting in 2012.

Other options IKEA offers include halogen and LED lightbulbs, in addition to the most popular choice –CFLs. CFLs last from 6-10 times longer than incandescent light bulbs and use 80% less energy. IKEA’s LEDs use 70% less power, and the store’s halogens cut energy use by 30%, according to a statement by the company.

Have you stopped using incandescents yet? Or are you stockpiling them like “the sponge?”

IKEA stops selling incandescent light bulbs in US [Bloomberg]

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