I’ve been meaning to tackle the whole big-screen TV debate but reporter Brian Joseph beat me to it. I’m reposting to this blog even though I don’t really believe it will ever happen.
Joseph, our Sacramento reporter and a contributor to The OC Register’s Watchdog blog, is reporting latest stunt by the California Energy Commission to propose more energy efficient TVs. A potential result: TVs with screens larger than 40 inches could be banned. Read his update: “State considers ban on big screen TVs”
He even includes an e-mail address to voice your support … or disgust: Title24@energy.state.ca.us
Chances of this becoming a reality? None, imho. Do you really think California will ban TVs that are larger than 40 inches? If anything, TV manufacturers will figure out how to make big screens use less energy. And some already have. See my earlier story, “A TV that uses less energy? Vizio unveils the EcoTV.”
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