This is something I did not know. According to this article from Compact Fluorescent Bulbs.com, dimmers, touch lamps and other electronic controlling devices can harm your CFL bulb’s circuitry reducing it’s lifespan. I guess that explains why the CFL bulb in the motion sensor light by my front door burns out every couple of years.
With Earth Day 2010 only a couple of days away, I thought this was a nice post to pass along. It comes from Sally Worsham at parentdish. There is nothing ground breaking here, but it is a good reminder of the things we should all be doing to pass a better planet on to our … Read more
Five city students in Bihar, India have launched a “Ban The Bulb” campaign to promote the use of compact fluorescent bulbs. The students, Anurag Pandey, Nihit Kumar Sinha, Ritesh Kumar Gupta, Navneet Ganguly and Ambuj Tripathi want to “…make our city a better place to live in.” by educating area residents on the advantages of … Read more
I found this article on the RocEarth website from Rochester, N.Y. about how officials from the towns of Penfield and Webster will be giving away compact fluorescent light bulbs to local residents this Saturday. The 13,000 bulb giveaway is being funded through the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant which is a part of the … Read more