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One Thousand Hour Light Bulb

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Posted: 13 Jul 2014 | 10:07 am

Today's soaring demand for electricity counts lights as a major consumer.

One of the most interesting historical paradigms on creating the perfect light bulb was the organization in 1924 of the Phoebus Cartel.

A number of major manufacturers in an alliance created a limitation for light bulbs of 1,000 hours,

Product obsolescence (just ask Apple) is a simple fact of business and sadly the control of big business in retaining sustainable business models is a fact of our modern lives.

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