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With talk of LEDs (light emitting diodes) and CFLs (compact fluorescent lights) being so much in vogue these days, it's a bit hard to remember that only a few short years ago these terms were not a part of the national vocabulary.
In fact, if we wanted to purchase a light bulb, our biggest concern was not what type. It was how many watts we can afford to buy. It was common then to greedily eye the...
Nassau, The Bahamas - Recycling collected disposed CFL bulbs is agreed upon as an important part of the government's energy efficiency programme.
FIREMEN extinguished a blaze at an 11-room Pinewood Gardens home in less than 10 minutes.
The owner of the single-story stone structure was changing a light bulb in the southwestern bedroom when the electrical fixture shocked him. The man dropped the bulb on the mattress, which caught fire. The bedroom was said to have received extensive fire damage.
Fire services were called to the home at Sap...
In many of the world's poor neighborhoods, homes are built out of whatever materials people can get their hands on, often without windows or electricity. That means the buildings are awfully dark during the day, reducing quality of life, safety, and productivity.
Monday (May 2) marked the official,
nationwide launch of the Ministry of the Environment's
in Residential Lighting Programme. This initiative seeks to reduce
household energy costs, minimize the energy requirements of BEC, and
reduce the environmental impact of fossil fuels. The Ministry plans
to distribute 270,000 compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) bulbs along with
Nassau, The Bahamas - Hundreds of energy conscious Bahamians lined up at Pinewood Park to receive their share of five free Government issued Compact Florescent (CFL) bulbs.
The exercise is targeted to condition Bahamians to adapt an energy reduction awareness within their daily activities.
"We are giving out today the Compact Florescent light bulbs to individuals who in return give us the ...
The Government is set to begin distribution of 270,000 energy efficient lightbulbs to low income families throughout the Bahamas, as part of a $500,000 project to boost energy conservation and sustainability in this nation. The program is being jointly funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF).
Astrid Wynter, the IDB's representative in the Ba...
Flowering bulbs have deservedly won for themselves an honored place in your garden, because as they grow, they require little attention. The wide range of bulbs, corms and tubers which can be obtained from your local nursery will provide your garden with color for many years with a minimum of care.
Preparation for planting: Plant spring flowering bulbs from late October through November. The pl...