Skip to comments.Change that bulb!
Posted on 01/23/2012 10:01:01 PM PST by Rabin
Most people have incandescent (in-can-DESS-ent) light bulbs in their house. These bulbs get very hot and use a lot of energy.
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Agenda sorta, or just crony driven propaganda. Non-tax dollars at work.
I so want to go to the capital and throw a box of them onto the senate floor...just to see how they would react.
i luv curlycue bulbs...
No, clear propaganda.
The compact florescent bulbs do not last anything like 13 times as long, as stated on the website. I think they last about 2x as long, based on my observation. In terms of cost they might charitably be called a wash; in terms of quality of light they are a step back. Since I refuse to feel guilty for being a white, Western civilization-type, I wonder what the big deal is with this inferior technology. Guess I need reeducation. I’ll report to the rice paddies in the morning.
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Easier said than done in some cases. If you have lamps that use a shade that clamps over the bulb, they don’t work with cfl’s. The cfl’s seem to be not as bright as its incandescent equivalent. You can go higher though since the wattage is so reduced.
The biggest problem though is finding reliable cfls that are dimmable and I haven’t seen any for 42 watt range equal to the 150 incandescent that we use in our computer room. The 100 isn’t really bright enough.
If you read reviews at sites people complain about the bulbs going bad too fast for the prices paid and you have to be careful if you get the wrong bulb it will cast a bluish light or with the led a greenish light. ick
Let’s hear it for Heat Balls, especially in the winter.
Thank BUSH for signing that bill.
The buck stops there.
Or you have a wife who has seizures because of the flickering in the CFL bulb. That is just great, I hope they get the LED bulbs working well before I run out of the incandescent bulb I have stock piled. I wish the government was not so stupid. Well I could just get the oil lamp out again. Had to use it when the power went out last week.
Won’t go well with my tagline, but.....
Take your mercury laced bulbs and shove them up your ass!
Cart, “i luv curlycue bulbs...”
Mmmm, uu, sure. Gotta get a curly too.
Well, there is always the white gas, Coleman lantern.
The manufacturers of inkjet cartridges furnish packaging to send them back for recycling. Why not require twisty bulb manufacturers to do the same.
LEAVE ME AND MY LIGHTBULBS ALONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Change that bulb!
Let them draw a big crowd of tree huggers and then KMA.
Me too although I want to practice first on an Occupy rally.
I live in North Dakota!
What's wrong with a little extra heat?--especially when it's in the rooms you are using.
Really. In the winter I have them all on to warm the house up. A 100 watt bulb in a trouble light allows me to eat beefsteak tomatoes all winter long. I am guessing a 100 watt bulb uses less juice than a milk heater.
If it helps put them out of business, I'm all for it.
But, otherwise, it would be the same solution that the government repeats over and over and over again: Legislate a problem, then legislate the solution. And, repeat.