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 »

Ive been leavin my fluorescent light on my pot plant 24/7 when should i turn them off?

Leave it 24/7 until the plants get to the heigth you want...then set timmer to 12 hours a day to start budding...once you start the 12 hour cycle you cant change it...

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 »

Does it save energy to turn a light off?

Turning off a light--with a fluorescent or an incandescent bulb--when leaving a room saves energy. Turning a light on or off requires a surge of energy. However, unless you are turning them on and ... Read More »