You might need to hold onto some lightbulbs because a specific lightbulb has been officially banned in Colorado as well as the entire nation.

This lightbulb is commonly used year-round, but they are also majorly popular for decorating for the holiday season.

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Incandescent Bulbs Are No More in Colorado

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The Biden Administration banned incandescent lightbulbs in 2022 and production ended last August. I have a ton of these lightbulbs at my home because they look classic and are not harsh like a lot of LED bulbs. At times I feel like LED bulbs punch you in the face at night.

It looks like might be time for your household to completely switch to smart bulbs.

Many households use incandescent light bulbs for the holidays. I specifically remember how much my grandpa enjoyed his leg lamp from "A Christmas Story". He would take the lampshade off so he could show off his incandescent light bulb.

It looked ugly and weird. But it made him happy.

A Common Question: Can I Still Buy Them in Colorado?

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You can buy incandescent lightbulbs in Colorado, but not for long. The Biden administration is not taking these lightbulbs off of shelves, but they are banning companies from making more.

The reason why is that incandescent lightbulbs use a ton of energy. The administration hopes phasing these out can conserve energy across the country.

Americans are expected to save nearly $3 billion annually on utility bills while cutting carbon emissions by 222 million metric tons over the next 30 years -- the equivalent to emissions generated by 28 million homes in one year - ABC

Production of incandescent lightbulbs ended in August. No more are being made.

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