Are florescent light bulbs good?

Answer On One Hand: Fluorecent Light Bulbs Use Less EnergyCompact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) use less electricity than traditional light bulbs and they require less energy. The U.S. Department of Ener... Read More »

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How many compact florescent bulbs do you own?

I put compact florescent bulbs in my ceiling fan and my smoke alarms began to beep randomly. Any ideas why?

Generally it is not recommended to use CFLs in vibrating environments. Vibration can cause the electronics in the CFL to fail. There is one CFL bulb (FLE11) that is available for use in a ceiling f... Read More »

What are the disadvantages of compact fluorescent light bulbs over incandescent light bulbs?

Perhaps the greatest disadvantage is the issue of disposing of the fluorescent bulbs after they burn out. The fluorescent bulbs contain a small amount of mercury vapor so dumping them in a landfill... Read More »

Are fluorescent light bulbs good?

On One Hand: Energy SavingsAccording to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, compact fluorescent bulbs use 75 percent less energy than incandescent bulbs. Over the life of the bulb, they will ... Read More »