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Philips compact fluorescent bulbs with built-in photocell automatically turn on your porch lights

on Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

I recently reviewed the Belkin WeMo Switch and said it was one of the steps I was taking to automate my home and increase its security. The Switches work great to control lamps plugged into outlets inside my house, but my porch lights don’t plug in to an outlet. I had first thought that IRead More…

Being Green and Beautiful

By: Karen Nelson
on Sunday, July 17th, 2011
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

London brand Hulger and designer Sam Wilkinson have designed a CFL bulb named Plumen 001, the world’s first designer low energy light bulb.  Plumen is a bulb that finally doesn’t need to hide behind a lampshade.   This bulb consumes 80% less energy than incandescent bulbs and life expectancy is eight years.  Plumen 001 canRead More…