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NanoLeaf - World's Most Efficient Light Bulb

By: on October 24, 2013
$35 - $100
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As bright as Einstein, as efficient as the French. NanoLeaf is the world's first light bulb to reach--and hold--1600 lumens of output using only 12 watts of electricity. That's the equivalent of a 100W incandescent bulb. And, with a 30,000-hour lifetime (25 to 30 years, based on 3 hours per day of use), it will burn 20 times longer. Cost of use: $1.53 per year.

Bulbs analogous to NanoLeaf, in terms of brightness, typically consume at least 20 watts of electricity to function and, more importantly, don't look nearly as much like a clear night sky or astronomy chart. NanoLeaf's unique polygonal, printed circuit board (PCB) design caters to another one of its bragging rights: omnidirectional lighting. Like incandescent bulbs, but unlike many other eco-friendly solutions, the LED NanoLeaf can project light over 360 degrees, which makes it suitable for use in all types of lamps.

NanoLeaf's PCB technology allows for numerous color and design options on the bulb's surface. Initially, it will be available in white and black, with either a solid or etched leaf background. It will also have 3 choices of lumen grade: 1200/75W equivalent; 1600/100W; and 1800/110W. NanoLeaf makers recommend their light bulb for living rooms, dining rooms, kitchens, and anywhere else users desire bright, comfortable lighting.

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