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 Is there mercury in HID lamps?

Answer High Intensity Discharge (HID) lamps contain mercury, usually in vapor form, along with lead and other toxic materials. From photography to medical instruments, HID light bulbs can contain over 200... Read More »
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Is there mercury in fluorescent lamps?

Fluorescent light bulbs contain a very small amount of mercury, between 5 and 10 milligrams in most bulbs sold for home lighting purposes. The mercury is encased in glass and the bulbs are very saf... Read More »
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How much longer do fluorescent lamps last than incandescent lamps?

According to EnergyStar.gov, a compact fluorescent lightbulb (CFL) lasts about 10 times longer than an incandescent one. GIPL.org notes that a 13-watt CFL can burn for 10,000 hours, whereas an inca... Read More »
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Can one use 20W fluorescent tube lamps as a substitute to 40W lamps?

Yes they will work if they fit the fixture.... They will only draw the 20 watts they need to operate, so No, you will not blow the 20W lamps.... Ensure however that the lamps you will be using are ... Read More »
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Par Lamps Vs. Reflector Lamps?

Reflector lamps are incandescent bulbs having internal aluminized reflectors that project light out the end. The common wattages are 30 to 120 watts. They are used for track lighting and recessed d... Read More »
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