buster bulb uses LED technology to provide energy-efficient lighting
 
buster bulb uses LED technology to provide energy-efficient lighting buster bulb uses LED technology to provide energy-efficient lighting
mar 23, 2015

buster bulb uses LED technology to provide energy-efficient lighting

buster bulb uses LED technology to provide energy-efficient lighting
images courtesy of buster + punch

 

 

 

displaying elegance, individuality and purity, the buster + punch ‘buster bulb’ enhances LED technology to provide a more energy-efficient lighting alternative than incandescent and filament lights. sourcing influence from the eddison filament bulb, its teardrop-shaped glass shell is available in a choice of three colors; warm gold, smoked grey or bright crystal. the intriguing design features a centered resin light pipe that allows an ambient glow to diffuse through the sides and reflect to create a focused spot light too.

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the teardrop-shaped glass are finished with a satin metallic sheen

 

 

 

‘buster + punch are a small independent company that make things, so when we decided to take on the challenge to build the world’s first designer LED bulb people thought we were mad! – clearly there was a 99% chance that one of the bigger guys would beat us to it.’ said massimo buster minale, founder & co-designer.

 

‘as I sit here today writing this, we all feel a massive sense of pride, not just because we managed to build what we think is a great looking piece of design, but because this simple light bulb might just help the everyman save a little bit of money and help the environment at the same time.

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topped off with a satin metallic sheen, the ‘buster bulb’ not only provides crisp, clean quality but also saves energy and money. it consumes just 1/20th of the resources of traditional bulbs and lasts seven times longer than them too – it is said that it has a life expectancy of up to 10,000 hours.

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the warm gold version

 

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the smoked grey buster bulb

 

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the bright crystal edition

 

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the components and parts of the buster bulbs

  • where do I get them? how much they cost?

    MARIANO BADARACCO says:
  • such a great idea. Could be used anywhere there’s existing lights. For California saving electricity means saving water.

    don steeley says:

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