Environment Forum

Long payback takes shine off LEDs, at least at home

April 1, 2009

Thinking about making your home more energy efficient by installing hyper-efficient, long-lasting LED lighting? Not so fast.

Startup sees big business in replacing kerosene

July 2, 2008

kerosene3.jpgAbout 1.6 billion people still rely on kerosene lanterns to read, work or study after dark, according to a fledgling company that hopes its LED lights will replace those lanterns, eliminating both pollution and fires.