ISSUE 2  |  Bold Patterns

Lighting: Energy-Saving Lightbulbs

January 12, 2008 11:40 PM

BY Julie Carlson

Last Thursday’s House & Home section of the New York Times featured a useful article comparing energy-efficient light bulbs. A panel of staff members judged the lighting effects of 21 bulbs; the winner was Philips Halogena (“very warm, golden light”), which purports to last for two years and costs about $5. Go to to view the article.