Thursday, September 10, 2009

DIY Retailer comments on Energy Efficient Bulbs on SkyNews

“Everyone wants to be more environmentally friendly, but in some cases the low enery bulbs are just not suitable and until there is a viable alternative the opinion I am getting is that they should not yet be banned, until such time that there is a better quality alternative.”

Chris Abbott
Abbotts DIY
East Devons Largest Independent DIY and Household Store

Professor Heinz Wolff, founder of the Brunel Institute for Bioengineering, was also on the show and he added that a better quality of low energy light bulb using LED technology was in the pipeline — but these are still several years from hitting the shop floor.