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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced that, starting next year, light bulbs will feature new labeling on packaging designed to help consumers choose among the different types of bulbs on the market and allow them to save money by selecting the most efficient bulbs that best fit their lighting needs.
By Matt Baker
Chicago has enjoyed a high-rise construction boom during the last decade. With a few notable exceptions, once the scaffolding and cranes come down, what has often been left behind are towering monuments to the banal: precast concrete behemoths hued somewhere between beach sand and aged asphalt.