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Philips' mercury-free fluorescents

"This lamp changes the rules of the game," declares Larry Wilton, president and CEO of Philips Lighting Company North America, referring to the firm's Alto(TM) low mercury fluorescent lamps. Philips has been manufacturing the lamps, which have distinctive green end caps and come in selected types and wattages, since 1995. At Lightfair in New York, Philips announced the availability of the product in more than 40 different types of T8 and T12 lamps, as well as compact fluorescent products. By

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