Posts Tagged ‘compact fluorescent light’

How green are Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs)?

April 27th, 2009 | 40 Comments | Posted in Energy Efficiency - lighting, Energy Efficiency - news
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fluorescent lightSome countries and states like Australia, California, and the European Union plan in the near future to ban incandescent light bulbs, to the benefit of  Compact Fluorescent Lights, Lamps (CFLs).
There are two main advantages given by Fluorescent bulbs (CFLs) : …

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Swapping incandescent light bulbs to Compact Fluorescent Lights

April 11th, 2009 | 7 Comments | Posted in Energy Efficiency - lighting, Energy Efficiency - news
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In the USA, if each house swapped three 60W bulbs for (CFL) also called Compact Fluorescent Lamps  or fluorescent bulbs using one quarter the energy (15W), and they were used six hours per day, the saving of CO2 emission would be equivalent to putting 3,500,000 cars off the road!

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