Energy Efficiency: How NOT To Do It

On October 12, 2009, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi On October 5, First Energy (NYSE: FE) announced a planned energy efficiency program, involving the delivery of two compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs) to each of its residential and small commercial customers in Ohio. This was to be a part of First Energy’s revived energy efficiency programs, stimulated in large part by […]

LED There Be Light

On October 20, 2008, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi As some of my long-time readers may know, I have never been a truly ardent fan of compact fluorescent lighting (CFL). Why? 1. Probably most importantly to me, in my experience with CFLs, I haven’t been satisfied with their start-up characteristics. They take a little while to “warm up” to full […]

Reflections on Illumination

On June 25, 2007, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi While grocery shopping yesterday, I found that our local store has finally started stocking GE (NYSE: GE) compact flourescent lightbulbs (CFLs). Candidly, my experience to date with CFLs has not been positive. Last year, I went to Home Depot (NYSE: HD), where I tend to buy household gadgets, thinking they would […]