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 How much energy is used to turn on a fluorescent light?

Answer The energy used to turn on a fluorescent light is equal to the energy of no more than five seconds of operation, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. A 40-watt fluorescent bulb requires appr... Read More »
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Is it energy efficient to turn off a fluorescent light bulb?

Is energy efficient to turn off fluorescent light bulbs, especially if you are leaving the room for more than five minutes. The power surge from turning them on is only equivalent to a few seconds ... Read More »
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How much energy is used to manufacture compact fluorescent bulbs?

According to a study by researchers at the Technical University of Denmark, manufacturing a compact fluorescent light bulb (CFL) requires 1.7-kilowatt hours of energy. This is 5.7 times more energy... Read More »
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How much energy does it take to turn on a light bulb?

When you turn on a compact fluorescent light bulb, you're using about as much energy as it takes to run that same light bulb for five seconds. Compact fluorescent bulbs use about 80 percent less en... Read More »
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How much energy does a laptop used compared to a light?

Depends on the light bulb wattage and the laptop. The new Mac uses a third of a light bulb of 60 wattage. Of course the more components, gagets and programs running the more power is required. Ther... Read More »
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