While many facility managers have already phased out incandescent light bulbs in favor of energy-saving fluorescent lamps, any remaining incandescent bulbs will be allowed to remain in use for now, according to this article from the Chicago Tribune. Facility managers who have yet to make the switch in preparation for the ban will have until September 30, 2012, when the reprieve will end.
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