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Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL)

15 Ratings: 3.3
Eco-friendly bulbs designed to save energy and last considerably longer than regular incandescent bulbs.

The compact fluorescent light bulb revolution nearly occurred back in the early 1990s. When CFLs first hit the market in force, consumers bought them in large numbers — but they hated them. The bulbs were too big for many fixtures, expensive (up … see full wiki

Tags: Environment, Lighting, Energy Star, Consumer Goods, Light Bulb
4 reviews about Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL)
review by . November 03, 2009
A couple of years ago a regional supermarket chain in conjunction with our local electric utility offered consumers in our area the opportunity to purchase an unlimited quantity of CFL's for just $1.00 each.  When you stop to consider that these bulbs generally retail for $6 or $7 each it seemed like a no brainer.  I grabbed around a dozen and a half bulbs and proceeded to replace just about every light bulb in the house. I must say that I was pleasantly surprised with the quality …
Quick Tip by . March 11, 2010
Studies show not as eco friendly as claimed especially in winter time. Also a disposal nightmare!
Quick Tip by . March 09, 2010
I had an old bulb I had to change every month. I replaced it w/ a CFL & that bulb has now lasted over 18 months.Need to dispose of properly.
Quick Tip by . November 03, 2009
Cheap with a super long life, but oh-so toxic. I'll still use these CFL light bulbs, but with caution.
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