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A whole new light

By Nancy S. Grant from July 2014 Issue

A whole new light

Credit: Tim Webb

Rex Coffey, operations superintendent with Hickman-Fulton Counties REC in western Kentucky, changing an outdoor light to an LED. The co-op just finished changing all of the 1,700 outdoor fixtures in its service territory to the energy-efficient LEDs.

The first two LED light sources I bought years ago still work—and yet they're not quite right. My clip-on LED book light is good enough for reading a few pages in…
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