GE launches the affordable Bright Stik LED

GE Bright-Stik LED lamp works well in a Desk-Lamp
GE Bright-Stik LED lamp works well in a Desk-Lamp

On June 3, 2015, GE launched Bright Stik LED, an entry point 60-watt replacement LED lamp aimed at making LED lighting more affordable .
Price is still the major hurdle for most consumers, who would like to transition to the energy saving LEDs, but balk at the sometimes hefty initial cost. With an LED 3-pack for under $10 GE hopes to accelerate the transition from traditional Edison lamps and CFLs to the much more energy efficient LEDs.

GE Bright Stik iis ideal for a bedside reading lamp
GE Bright Stik iis ideal for a bedside reading lamp

Most household sockets around the country take a medium base screw-in “bulb” or CFL (Curlique compact fluorescent lamp.)  Bright Stik replaces a 60W bulb, perfect for a table lamp in a side table or a cluster of pendants. It is available at Home Depot.

GE Bright-StikLED -is ideal for Kid-Bedroom since it doesn't get hot
GE Bright-StikLED -is ideal for Kid-Bedroom since it doesn’t get hot

Bright Stik LEDs offer:

  • A slender, sleek design to fit in more sockets and fixtures compared to general purpose CFL bulb counterparts.
  • A rated life of 15,000 hours, lasting nearly 14 years based on three hours of operation per day.
  • A five-year limited warranty, so consumers can have peace of mind with this exceptional quality of light.
  • Two color options—soft white and daylight.
  • Energy savings—costing only 10 cents per month to operate (based on three hours/day at $.11/kWh).
GE Bright Stik works well for a Workbench
GE Bright Stik works well for a Workbench

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