October 4, 2006
The Home Depot To Offer Free 100,000 Energy-Efficient Light Bulbs To California Residents
Gift Will Save $4.8 Million in Energy Costs in Honor of Change a Light, Change the World Day.
ATLANTA, Oct. 4 -- The Home Depot(R), the world's largest home improvement retailer, announced today that the Company is helping California residents save an estimated $4.8 million in energy costs with an unprecedented energy-efficient light bulb giveaway. On Oct. 4, The Home Depot will give a total of 100,000 n:vision compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) to California residents who visit select The Home Depot stores. In partnership with lighting innovator TCP, Inc., the light bulb giveaway is in celebration of the ENERGY STAR(R) national Change a Light, Change the World Day.
To receive a free light bulb, residents must visit one of the 158 The Home Depot stores participating and sign the ENERGY STAR Change a Light pledge, indicating they will replace one standard incandescent light bulb with an energy-efficient CFL. In addition to the free light bulb, Californians also will receive a special $4 coupon that can be used for purchasing a variety of multi-pack CFLs. Participating California stores will give away n:vision bulbs on a first come, first serve basis while supplies last.
The Home Depot(R) is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with 2,088 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico.