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Free Compact Fluorescents From Your Power Company

We know that compact fluorescent bulbs save money over time, but they can be expensive initially. My electric company, Duke Energy, offers free compact fluorescent bulbs to its customers. You just have to request them here. I was very surprised when...
by MomsWhoSave.com Blog on Nov 30, 2012

Mercury exposure from compact fluorescent lights

A commenter on a previous post asked about potential mercury exposure from broken compact fluorescent lights (CFLs). There are also various stories floating around the internet (such as this one) about the dangers of mercury in CFLs. So I thought I&#...
by exposure/effect on Sep 27, 2011

Mercury exposure from compact fluorescent lights

A commenter on a previous post asked about potential mercury exposure from broken compact fluorescent lights (CFLs). There are also various stories floating around the internet (such as this one) about the dangers of mercury in CFLs. So I thought I&#...
by exposure/effect on Sep 27, 2011

Grey Cup from your home.

busby November 28th 2010. I dont have any predictions for todays Grey Cup because I dont follow the CFL closely enough to have an opinion on the outc...The article Grey Cup from your home. take from: US Today Trends Echoing this news on http://www.s...
by US Today Trends on Nov 28, 2010

How to Dispose of Your Compact Fluorescent Lamps

In the 90’s, CFL bulbs (Compact Fluorescent Lamps) cost around $20.  Today you can get them for a couple of dollars.  CFL bulbs are available in various wattage, shapes and sizes to accommodate the wide variety of standard light fittings.  Coupl...
by Green Life on Sep 17, 2010

Desain Bangunan – Cara Meningkatkan Kualitas Hidup

Pada 1980-an dan 1990-an, orang-orang khawatir tentang asap cat memimpin, fluorocarbons, asbes dan bahan kimia beracun lainnya yang ditemukan di rumah dan kantor. Ketakutan ini begitu luas bahwa media massa menyebutnya "Sick Building Syndrome." Ak...
by chantika.com on Aug 6, 2010

Deal Alert: Check out The FREE Lightbulb Initiative!

Have you ever heard of The Free Lightbulb Initiative?  Basically you sign up with Energy Efficient to participate in The Free Lightbulb... This is merely a summary of what's just been posted at ThriftyGrl.com. Visit now for the full article, l...
by ThriftyGrl on Apr 30, 2010

Is LED Lighting Soon to Replace CFLs as a Green Lighting Alternative?

In-home lighting has come a long way throughout history, from candles and flames to incandescent light bulbs and then compact fluorescent light bulbs.  Now there is a new contender on the scene – light emitting diodes (LEDs).  However, can the be...
by Green Life on Jan 26, 2010

Not Such a Bright Idea

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by Subrosa on Oct 7, 2009

A Global Initiative on Efficient Lighting

From the Global Environment Facility (GEF): Lighting Up the Climate Change Challenge A new global initiative to accelerate the uptake of low energy light bulbs and efficient lighting systems was launched today by the Global Environment Facility and...
by The Temas Blog on Sep 26, 2009

And The Breakthrough Technologists Said ‘Let There Be Better Light’

Why it’s Breakthrough: It’s the light bulb that we hoped to get to: incredibly efficient, without mercury, totally dimmable and it gives off the most accurate color and tones that light’s supposed to give. The Story: Vu1 is continu...
by Jump Into Tomorrow on Sep 15, 2009

More CFL Dangers Loom Large

Thanks to a ban on incandescent bulbs in American beginning in 2012, we have the lovely option of now purchasing compact fluorescent lights, or CFLs, for our homes. While the mercury dangers have been clearly documented (here and here for starters),...
by Skeptics Global Warming on Jan 21, 2009

More CFL Dangers Loom Large

Thanks to a ban on incandescent bulbs in American beginning in 2012, we have the lovely option of now purchasing compact fluorescent lights, or CFLs, for our homes. While the mercury dangers have... ** Visit SkepticsGlobalWarming.com for the full s...
by Skeptics Global Warming on Jan 21, 2009


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