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LED’s & CFL’s total energy cost trump traditional filament bulbs

By / December 2, 2009

The title of this post may sound like it’s a statement of the obvious. Sure, compact fluorescent bulb and LED’s use far less energy to generate an equivalent amount of light in comparison to standard bulbs. But whether one is looking at electric buses, batteries or bulbs, a much broader – and ultimately more important…

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Are CFLs already obsolete?

By RussJordan / May 19, 2009

Warner Philips, founder of Lemnis Lighting Co. in The Netherlands, claims “CFLs are officially an outdated technology. You can’t recycle CFLs. You can’t get a fully dimmable product. That should make them obsolete.” This is quite a statement, considering compact fluorescent lamps are just now beginning to replace incandescent lamps. Philips makes this bold statement…

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