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Matt Risinger has been a builder for almost 20 years. He started his building career after college with a national builder in Washington, D.C., and then worked for a smaller, semi-custom builder in Portland, Ore. Join him each week as he offers advice on how to promote best practice construction methods and green building in Your Home.

Alternatives to Incandescent Light Bulbs

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In January 2014, manufacturing of incandescent light bulbs stopped, meaning it's time to start looking for alternatives.

Halogen bulbs are a good, energy-efficient alternative. They're almost identical to incandescent bulbs and use just a bit less electricity, though their lumen output is quite a bit lower.

Our Matt Risinger says compact fluorescents and LED bulbs should also be considered. To hear more about them, check out the "Your Home" segment above. ClientIP:,, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP