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Ott Lite 13

Posted by Marcea

Ott Lite 13, 18, 24, and 25 watt replacement bulbs pack a powerful lighting punch! Don’t be fooled by their low wattage. Wattage only represents the amount of heat and energy being used, not the quality of the light output. In fact, most incandescent lighting wastes about 98% of the power they consume in heat.An Ott Lite 13 watt bulb has an approximate light output comparable to a 60 watt incandescent bulb and an 18 watt OttLite bulb has an approximate light output comparable to a 75 watt [Read More...]

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Fond Memory Photo Frames

Posted by Autumn

There are certain objects that, having outlived their original purpose, continue to enchant and inspire. I’m thinking of things like old keys, watch cogs, vintage postcards, and glass jars. Especially glass jars.Walk through any flea market, garage sale, or antique store and you’re bound to find a small—or not-so-small—collection of mayonnaise jars, jelly jars, pickled beet jars…you get the idea. There’s something really magical about that smooth, clear container. So many possibilities, so [Read More...]

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2012 is looking bright

Posted by Autumn

The change is coming. Are you ready? Do you know what I’m talking about? 2012! It's probably not the end of the world for us, but it is for old-fashioned incandescent light bulbs, thanks to the Energy Independence Security Act of 2007 (EISA).The EISA's stated purpose is “to move the United States toward greater energy independence and security, to increase the production of clean, renewable fuels, to protect consumers, to increase the efficiency of products, [emphasis added] buildings, and [Read More...]

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5 TIPS to ‘Lighten’ Up Your Electric Bill

Posted by Marissa

Electric bills usually increase during the summer. This summer, consider these five tips and enjoy the savings!1.Consider using power strips for appliances and electronics. Power strips down when not in use to prevent them from drawing unneeded electricity.2. Change your old incandescent light bulbs to energy efficient bulbs. The cost may seem higher up front, but in the long run savings add up!3.Contact your local energy provider to enroll in free energy saving  incentives, rebates or programs, [Read More...]

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