ROSEBURG, Ore. -- A new law that went into effect Sunday will slowly phase out incandescent light bulbs and only allow the manufacturing of energy efficient ones.
100 watt bulbs won't be manufactured anymore and all incandescent will be gone in the next few years.
To help with the transition to energy efficient bulbs, the Home Depot in Roseburg will be hosting a lighting clinic to demonstrate different options. "People are fairly well educated as to what they want, and we just try to show them what works best for them," said Jeff Siegel, a sales associate at the Home Depot.
Even though CFLs (Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs) and other efficient lighting have been available for years, not everyone knows which bulbs to use.
Siegel says he is amazed at how much better and cheaper the lights have become in just the last few years.
The clinics will be held every Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. through the month of January.
Jeff can answer your questions about the new lights and let people know what works best for certain parts of your home.
Some of the newer lights use 80% less energy than incandescent bulbs, which could save people a lot on their energy bills.