Do LED light bulbs need special wiring?

Answer Light-emitting diode (LED) light bulbs run at very low voltage and require a constant current of electricity in order to function. Some LED bulbs require special installation and wiring, though som... Read More »

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Do touch lamps require special light bulbs?

Touch lamps do not require special light bulbs. Touch lamps power on and off based on capacitance that they get from the human body touching it. Capacitance is the capacity of a touch lamp to hold ... Read More »

How was the first house electrical wiring and telephone wiring put in how did the light switches work?

The oldest wiring I have run across is either knob and tube or cleat wiring. The wires did have insulation (rubber had already been invented) and the were supported off the wood frame of the house ... 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 »

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 »