GeoBulb just introduced its latest in a line of LED bulbs, the GeoBulb III. Using a scant 7 Watts of power, the GeoBulb III puts out about as much light as a 60-watt incandescent. You do the math there, folks.

And here’s some more math to factor in: The GeoBulb III uses half the energy of a compact fluorescent bulb (CFL) and has a life of 50,000 hours. I actually have done the math on that. Take the light bulb on my bedside table: I figure it is on for a maximum of 2 hours a day. That’s 25,000 days of life, or 68.5 years. It is safe to say that the light within this writer’s soul will flicker and die before the light from the GeoBulb III does. Did a lightbulb just turn on above your head? Yeah, it did for me, too.

Now here’s another figure for you: the GeoBulb costs $99. Ok, so that dimmed said bulb above my head, but only for a moment. Is a bulb that lasts my lifetime, costs far less to run than an incandescent or CFL, runs cooler and doesn’t contain mercury or lead worth $99? I have my opinion–what’s yours?

GeoBulb expects the price to drop in the near future. There’s also an under counter option. 1 bar (light), AC adaptor and connectors costs $44.95, and a 2-bar expansion kit with connectors costs $74.95.

How are you lighting your home?

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