Philips’ 60-watt LED bulb, the yellow capped one that turns on white, has a new look, brighter light and uses less energy. Philips unveiled the new bulb at the Home Depot store on 59th Street in Manhattan on Dec. 4 and 5, and at the 23rd Street store on Dec. 5 to 6, offering consumers a $5 savings. It will also be available at Homedepot.com/lightbulbs with rollout expected at the beginning of the year.
The latest generation of the 60-watt A-19 LED bulb uses 10% less energy than its 12.5-watt predecessor, while increasing brightness by nearly 5%. The new design has a more streamlined and stylish appearance.
Designed to exceed Energy Star specifications, the bulb will reduce energy consumption by 85%, last 25 times longer and save an estimated $134.00 in electricity costs during its lifespan, as compared with the traditional 60-watt incandescen