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CFLs: The Verdict From Popular Mechanics
Posted By Emily Pilloton On April 12, 2007 @ 4:01 pm In Green Lighting,Renewable Energy | 14 Comments
Our friends at Popular Mechanics  have recently run a lab test on an array of the increasingly popular and oh-so-efficient compact fluorescent bulb. We’ve highlighted the advantages of these bulbs  before, and have heard some critics’ aversion to their spiral form, light quality, price, and other factors. But according to the study, the CFLs  currently on the market not only proved to be light years (pun intended) ahead of their incandescent counterparts in terms of efficiency, but all seven of the tested bulbs proved to produce better quality, clearer, more pleasingly-colored light. This should conclusively prove that CFLs aren’t just great for your wallet, but for your newly decorated living room as well. Read the whole article from Popular Mechanics here .
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