Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Watt do you think about this???

Yes, I know watt is not the way to spell what in the context in which it was used.

But, wow!  Watts are disappearing or at least becoming much less important!

How can it be? you ask.

Well, it seems that the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) has decided that beginning in mid-2011 the brightness of a lightbulb can no longer be measured in watts.

And since we at ‘Daily Interesting Things’ like to keep you on the cutting edge of alllllll kinds of interesting things, this really ‘lit up’ (pun intended) our interest.

So, to read about the de-emphasis of ‘watt’ and the emphasis on ‘lumens’.  HERE’S THE LINK