Light Bulb Stories May 2, 2016


Hyperikon (100% positive feedback all-time) via Amazon offers a four-pack of its BR30 9W 4000K LED Flood Lightbulbs for $23.95 Prime shipped. For comparison, these bulbs typically retail between $27-$33. Today’s deal is the best price Amazon has offered them for.

Make the switch to LED lighting with this four-pack of BR30 flood lights. These are 9W bulbs which are equivalent to a traditional 65W. You can “save up to 86%” on your electricity bill with Hyperikon’s lights. Rated 4.6/5 stars by 410 Amazon customers.

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Light Bulb Stories April 19, 2016


Amazon offers the Philips 100W Equivalent A21 Dimmable LED Lightbulb for $13.25 Prime shipped. For comparison, it carries a list price of $22 and regularly sells for that much at retailers like Home Depot. Today’s deal is the lowest that Amazon has ever sold it for and the best available.

These are 100 watt equivalent lightbulbs that are expected to last up to 22.8 years and provide 1620 lumens of power. It has Philips AmbientLED technology that is rated for up to $222 worth of savings over its lifetime. The omnidirectional design provides “excellent dimming performance to 10% of the light level.” Rated 4.5/5 stars by 159 Amazon customers.

Today’s Top Green Deals:

  • CREE 65W 4-pack Dimmable LED Floodlights: $27 (Reg. $40) | Amazon
  • RainMachine Mini-8 Weather Aware Wi-Fi Smart Irrigation System: $130 (Reg. $150+) | Newegg
  • GE Smart Switch Bluetooth Lighting Control: $55 (Orig. $150) | Staples
  • Poweradd Apollo Pro 23000mAh Solar Panel Power Bank: $50 (Reg. $90) | Amazon

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Light Bulb Stories January 19, 2016

expiredPhilips 60 Watt Equivalent SlimStyle LED Light Bulb $3 add-on item (Reg. $10)

Amazon offers the Philips 60 Watt Equivalent SlimStyle LED Light Bulb for $2.97 Prime shipped. It’s an Amazon add-on item, so it’ll only ship as part of an eligible $25+ order (Buy 10!). More info on that can be found here. That’s about $7 off the regular price and the lowest we’ve seen for it.

This energy saving bulb only consumes 10.5 watts of energy and has an average life span of 22.8 years. It’s also dimmable and it provides natural light similar to daylight. Over 1,400 Amazon shoppers gave it 4.5/5 stars.


Light Bulb Stories November 4, 2015

Magic Color Changing LED Light Bulb with Remote Control $9 (Reg. $33)

Groupon offers the Magic Color Changing LED Light Bulb with Remote Control for only $8.99 with free shipping when you pad your order to over $17. That’s 73% off the list price and the lowest we can find for it. The Solid-state LED light bulb can change colors and levels of brightness with the simple press of a button on the included remote. A 1 year warranty from Global Phoenix applies to this purchase.

Light Bulb Stories June 26, 2015


There is a whole mess of LED and smart lighting options on the market today from traditional retailers and startup companies. Aside from saving energy and adding smart functionality, the ability to put out a custom color is one of the biggest selling points of these bulbs.

This is where Silk by Saffron comes in: a recent Kickstarter campaign that is setting out to combine the functionality of smart light bulbs with the ability to change the warmth or coolness depending on the time of day. Our bodies work better with certain color lights throughout the day. Cooler lights give us energy in the morning and warmer colors prepare for sleep at night.

But how Silk is doing it combines all that knowledge with smart functionality, creating a really cool solution to this unique problem. expand full story

Light Bulb Stories April 27, 2015

flyte-light-bulb-2 Light bulbs are dead simple to install: just screw one into a light fixture and flick the power switch on. This is true for older incandescent models as well as ones with smart capabilities. But Flyte is bringing even more simplicity and a truckload of elegance to light bulbs: expand full story

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