Home Depot has how-to workshops about the incandescent light bulb phase out | Environment
In 2012, there will be a multi-year phase-out of incandescent light bulbs as part of the nation's move towards cleaner energy.
The Home Depot will host a series of how-to workshops at 10 a.m. every Saturday in January to educate customers about the phase out and various light bulb options as well as provide handy tips for installing specialty light bulbs, fixtures and dimmer switches. In addition, lighting department associates in all stores have been trained to answer customers' questions about the phase out and can help identify the light bulbs that best suit their needs.
WHEN: Energy Efficient Lighting How-To Workshop, every Saturday in January at 10 a.m.
WHERE: All The Home Depot stores
WHY: For more than 20 years The Home Depot has carried a large assortment of innovative energy efficient light bulbs empowering customers to help make a difference in their own homes, and have less of an impact on the environment. On our shelves today we have more than 100 bulb options that use 70 percent less energy than their incandescent equivalents.
The Home Depot, the largest supplier of light bulbs in the United States, has been diligently working with our manufacturing partners to offer consumers an innovative alternative to the incandescent bulbs well before the announcement of the incandescent phase-out and will continue to develop new products to help consumers save money and energy. We have a dedicated portion of our Web site on this topic at www.homedepot.com/lightbulb <http://www.homedepot.com/lightbulb>.