Just one compact fluorescent bulb

I recently heard that “If every household in America switched out one [regular light bulb for a] compact fluorescent bulb it would reduce energy consumption as much as taking a million cars off the road.” -Rob Bell 7/29/07 brackets mine.bulbo

A million cars off the road! Imagine that.

I was introduced to these bulbs by my European in laws. Not only do they reduce your energy usage, they last longer, which means more for your money. Now, perhaps you’re like me, when I hear the word fluorescent I think of those long tubes giving off the nastiest, most unforgiving light. Not the case here. These bulbs actually give off light similar to a regular light bulb. We have switched out almost all of our bulbs for these. It’s really probably the easiest thing you can do to be more mindful of the earth we live on/with.

think about it.

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  1. #1 by Ness on August 2, 2007 - 5:11 pm

    Hey does it say what kind they are on the packaging?

  2. #2 by Shower Pump on November 16, 2010 - 11:59 am

    light bulbs are good for lighting the home but stay away from incandescent lamps because they generate so much heat ~’;

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