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Modest Proposal #1 -- Ban the bulb
April 7, 2008 - 2:29pm

'Tis Spring, and an old(er) man's fancy turns to thoughts of ... possible policy changes for the coming academic year.

First in line, Greenback U should totally ban the use of incandescent bulbs on campus. It's just a first step, and a small one, but it can have significant effect in both residence halls and (to a lesser extent) office buildings. We've banned halogen bulbs in residence halls for years. How hard can this be? And why ever wouldn't we?

Has your school already done this?


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