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 •  March 24, 2015

Live longer by quitting smoking, drinking moderately, exercising regularly, limiting stress and eating a bowl of porridge every day. Great advice for a human, but terrible for a compact fluorescent light bulb or LED.
So how, asks George Coshow of Middle Haddam, to treat your bulbs? Terry McGowan, the American Lighting Association's director of ...

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 •  February 17, 2015

Just as we change our routines to accommodate the wintry weather, so must we alter most cultural practices associated with houseplant care. Light, temperature, water, humidity, fertilization and type of potting mix all affect plant growth. Each factor is important, and too much - or not enough - of just one can prevent a plant from growing well. ...

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 •  February 13, 2015

... bulbs, such as CFLs and incandescents, says Terry McGowan, director of engineering for the American Lighting Association, a trade gro