LED tube lamp - Phillips PhotoThe horrid green fluorescent lamps in offices and schools could be a thing of the past.

Lighting company Philips has developed an LED lamp that it describes as “the world’s most energy-efficient” — twice as efficient as those currently used in offices and industry around the world. The tube fixture offers the same amount of light while cutting the carbon emissions in half.

Lighting now accounts for more than 19% of global electricity consumption.

(READ the full story from BBC News)

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