Is it worth it to shut off fluorescent lights when you leave the room?

Answer On One Hand: It Saves EnergyWhen a fluorescent light bulb is turned on, there is a small power surge that leaves many wondering if it is worth actually shutting the light off. However, the surge is... Read More »

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Is it cost efficient to shut off fluorescent lights for short periods?

According to the United States Department of Energy, it is usually cost-efficient to turn off fluorescent lights if you will be leaving them off for at least 15 minutes. If you will be turning the ... Read More »

What is wrong if you shut off the electricity at the circuit box and had to shut off a few to find the right circuit to change a fixture and now your pool lights and kitchen ceiling fan do not work?

Sometimes when you shut down a circuit breaker it doesn't go all the way back to the on position. Try shutting them off again, making sure they go fully to the off position then flip them on making... Read More »

Do LED lights last longer than normal fluorescent lights?

LED lights have a lifespan which is significantly longer than that of a fluorescent bulb. The lifespan of the average fluorescent bulb is 10,000 hours, compared to 60,000 hours for the LED.Referenc... Read More »

Are grow lights better for plants than fluorescent lights?

On One Hand: Fluorescents Can Be Used as Grow LightsFluorescent lights come in many types. Full-spectrum fluorescent lights are relatively inexpensive and easy to find and use. A full-spectrum fl... Read More »