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 Are fluorescent light bulbs safe?

Answer On One Hand: If They Don't Break, They're SafeMsnbc.com reports that fluorescent bulbs are perfectly safe as long as they don't break and the mercury contained within them doesn't escape. To be sur... Read More »
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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 »
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What is the difference between fluorescent light bulbs&regular light bulbs?

Regular light bulbs, also known as incandescent bulbs, have been used for decades in homes and other buildings. Fluorescent light bulbs use newer technology to provide the same light but use less e... Read More »
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Fluorescent Light Bulbs Compared to Incandescent Light Bulbs?

The feud between incandescent and fluorescent light actually started at their inception--around the same time that Thomas Edison started his company, General Electric. Nikola Tesla (a former employ... Read More »
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How much do incandescent light bulbs cost vs. fluorescent bulbs?

A compact fluorescent light bulb (CFL) costs about $3.50, while an incandescent bulb costs about 50 cents. According to Energy Star, even though CFL seems more expensive, it uses 75 percent less en... Read More »
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