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About the Phasing Out of Incandescent Light Bulbs in Canada

Posted by Nick Majors on

The basic incandescent light bulb has been around for more than 100 years. However, in recent years, a number of countries have taken steps to phase out the usage of these bulbs. The main reason that countries want to reduce usage of incandescent bulbs is that they use energy very inefficiently. In fact, about 95% of the power used by a typical incandescent light bulb is converted into heat rather than light. Many other types of light bulbs are more energy-efficient than incandescent light bulbs. Canada is one of the countries that has taken steps to phase out the usage of...

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