Can compact fluorescent bulbs be used in halogen lamps?

Answer Most halogen lamps can accommodate compact fluorescent bulbs. CFLs of many shapes, sizes and wattages are made specifically to replace halogen bulbs. Check the bulb base to ensure a proper fit.Sour... Read More »

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Can you dim compact fluorescent lamps?

Yes, compact fluorescent lamps can be dimmed. However it requires a dimming ballast which can be quite expensive and the amount of dimming is limited to about 20%. If you're thinking of using a di... Read More »

Information on Compact Fluorescent Lamps?

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) combines the energy efficiency of fluorescent lighting tubes with the convenience of incandescent light fixtures. CFLs... Read More »

What Is CFL in Compact Fluorescent Bulbs?

CFL is an abbreviation for compact fluorescent light bulbs. These light bulbs are very energy efficient, requiring less than a third of the energy an incandescent light bulb requires to produce the... Read More »

Are compact fluorescent bulbs bad for you?

On One Hand: CFLs Contain Small Traces of Mercury.Compact fluorescent bulbs contain small amounts of mercury, which is a neurotoxin. Though touching an intact bulb or reading by its light will not ... Read More »