living with fluorescent light (or no light)
I made an article where readers of Dot Earth made a lot of comments about their good, bad and ugly experiences.
It is strongly felt that these bulbs are a transitional technology, but with the convenience of a century of incandescent lamps, lighting will be consumed less and less on the electrical network.
Her story draws on the experience of many Dot Earthers, where online, you can see photos of four of Dot Earth\'s peers on the slide, describing the homeowner and low-
One of the things I will focus on this year is that about the third-largest population in the world lacks any lighting or electricity.
There is nothing more than a recent article published by Patrick Lyon on The Lede blog that has made developed countries think of the benefits of lighting, keeping an eye on the Associated Press report and photos of Conakry, Guinea
The children gathered like moths at the street lights in the airport parking lot to do their homework.
While rich countries are working to reduce energy waste, poor countries still want to get a few megawatts of electricity, whether it\'s coal, windmills or anything else.
At the same time, engineers are trying to come up with an easy way to provide hours of cheap means of night lighting in rural areas of developing countries, when they wait for the convenience of power grids or central small power stations.
The Times reports on several other aspects of the energy lighting challenge
Limited world, including an overview here and CFL promoted here by Wal-Mart.
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Can\'t Google, Microsoft, or the United Nations simply provide \"LED/solar/battery storage\" devices to those who care about reading that they can\'t read other than the sun or the parking lot?
Come on, this can be done relatively cheaply.
One thing that is hardly mentioned about compact fluorescent lamps is how they start to get very dim and take a minute or more to reach full light. (
Compared to the old standard fluorescent tube, it seems to be full of energy immediately. )
That\'s why I don\'t put blocks in a closet, hallway, garage, or desk lamp.
On the other hand, my home office is equipped with ceiling fixtures with a \"daylight\" deed, which helps ease my reading.
I replaced all 30 incandescent lamps a few years ago (75 watts)
Compact fluorescent lamp (18 watts).
Fluorine-containing carbon produces the same amount of light, but uses about 1/4 of the electricity.
Obviously, there is huge savings every month!
To color longer cfc bulbs when necessary, I made extender shadows using typist paper and clear tape.
These shades can also warm the harder and colder cfc lights to a considerable extent.
Of course, with my bohemian style apartment furniture, it\'s much more important to cut the electricity bill than to keep up with the neighbor\'s Yupi decoration standards.
Search quickly on ebay and you can buy the cfc bulbs in bulk at an affordable price.
Is there any good idea?
What drives me crazy is the high pitched screams from these lights.
Is there a solution?
OlgaIn\'s article today several people complain about the color of the cfl lamp-you may have discussed the color issue with Kelvin units (
Warm light-Kelvin low;
Most consumer packaging does not give Kelvin number, only one does not
Standardized labels such as \"soft\" or \"warm\" white.
By purchasing a lamp that displays the Kelvin grade, you can better choose a warmer lamp that is compatible with incandescent lamps, or choose a light that is daylight equivalent. Ditto number 1.
Bill and Linda Gates have generously funded bioengineering food? .
Just set up a $40 million \"Oprah\'s favorite thing\" school in Africa, Oprah Winfrey, and a new African accent that she suddenly developed, diamond earrings?
I don\'t know how many bulbs can those earrings buy?
In fact, it could be a grid. (
I am by no means expressing jealousy . . . . . . Just disgust)
I look forward to your story, Andrew, the story about the world\'s third population, and the story that it raised to a modern level of hope for what I accidentally took for granted.
However, I hope God can help me bring lighting, food, medicine, etc.
For these poor and developing countries . . . . . . Somehow we also help them keep their cultural heritage and celebrate it instead of being an American pursuing Starbucks Wal-Mart, \"favorite thing\" and more damn things.
Elizabeth TjaderI \"astrayed\" in my last comment.
There may be a reason.
I will say briefly: no matter what attempts and successes developed countries have made in providing living standards to poor countries, I hope, I hope, through these improvements, we also help these developing countries keep their cultural heritage and celebrate it, not Wal-Mart like Starbucks. Oprah\'s favorite things and inevitably more and more damn things.
Elizabeth jadry has always hated the old white flashing fluorescent agent, so there is also resistance to trying CFL.
I was surprised to find that the new warm CFLs are different, not flashing, not immigration, etc.
Now, I can\'t really tell the CFL lights and incandescent lamps.
The key is to choose \"warm\" light instead of \"daylight \".
So in the last three years, I have changed every light bulb in our entire house, and don\'t miss the incandescent lamp. (
My electricity bill is lower! )
While I am concerned about how to make the most of our resources, I am also concerned about the effect of fluorescent agents on the number and intensity of my migraine and seizures.
Although these connections are good, the New York Times reports rarely mention these issues. documented;
People blame the old technology, but the victim\'s experience shows that the problem has not been eliminated.
Of course, I can quote the American disabled bill and ask my boss to provide an incandescent lamp for my desk lamp, but what about the rest of the fluorescent bulbs?
Is there a bright working space, or a department store, supermarket, classroom?
These areas are already \"dangerous zones\" for me \".
Home is my sanctuary and must be illuminated safely.
We\'re not talking about a few unfortunate people.
Millions of people are largely adversely affected by fluorescent lighting.
Migraine and seizures are serious problems.
I would like to see some reports from the New York Times on this critical aspect of the bulb issue.
As an artist, it is important for me to have the things closest to natural light.
I\'m looking for a CFL unit to do this-whether it\'s color accuracy or mood.
So far, the information on most CFL packages has left me in the dark.
Where can consumers find reliable guides?
I don\'t think Mercury\'s problem has been solved.
Be made public in the process of driving a new technology.
Fill our landfill with mercury in the next century (or centuries)
This is not a good solution for our current power problem.
It just turns one problem into another in the future.
One thing nobody wants to talk about is radio frequency interference (RFI).
As someone who wants to save energy, I have tried compact fluorescent lamps.
I listened to a lot of AM and shortwave radio.
Each bulb causes annoying buzz on every radio in the house.
In order to find a bulb that has enough shielding for this issue, I can\'t keep trying different brands of bulbs.
This should also be one of the criteria for judging bulbs when people test them.
I will not give up the radio, so I will have to keep using incandescent lamps until this problem is resolved.
If the car plug can be shielded to prevent the RFI, I believe the fluorescent bulb is OK as well.
It\'s all said in the photo.
When we Westerners are angry at being asked to make small sacrifices, it is convenient for us to forget that most people in the world live on a fraction of the energy we take for granted.
Today, environmental groups have expressed concern about the increased emissions of cars that the Indian middle class can now afford-ignoring the fact that, by our own standards, these cars are barely in line with cars
Many of us shook our heads and pointed out that the increase in emissions from developing countries is an excuse not to change our own way of life, but the standard of living for almost all of us is still good. //www.
B/I have replaced all my incandescent lamps with the cfls in lamps and ceiling fixtures, and while I will agree that the \"daylight\" cfls are not yet available, the regular GE twist --
Tube generation bulbs produce a light that I think is attractive and is better in some ways than incandescent lamps (mostly GE).
The early generation of vertical tubes sent out strange light, but I didn\'t find it annoying enough to back;
I didn\'t notice the sound either, but maybe there\'s too much ambient noise around me or I\'m getting deaf (
Everything has its advantages);
I can\'t find 20 either-
It takes 30 seconds to shine a problem brightly compared to what I think is good.
I do agree that the problem for many people is that it is different from what they are used.
One advantage I really like, besides energy saving, is that they\'re not that hot and produce more light with less wattage, making it possible to have a cfl with a \"60\" tile, in this cfl, one should only have a 40-watt incandescent lamp in a 60-watt lamp or a \"100\" Watt in terms of electrical and fire (the shade)safety.
As for disposal, a local hardware store asked them to collect and recycle them with a long tube fluorescent bulb.
I put both bulbs at home and sometimes I use fluorescent bulbs and sometimes softer ones.
I prefer the soft one, but I still use the other, where I work, there are these motion sensors that turn off the lights, I like all of them and I don\'t believe in global warming.
As usual, some of you have lost it and have a look at the pictures that people read under street lights and how some people relate it to Americans and their way of life.
Lack of political and economic rights in all these countries (
Democracy and capitalism)
More harm than the United States.
Regarding energy efficiency, the combination of lighting sources at this time may be optimal before the CFL is replaced by the perfect led.
The assumption that the heat of incandescent lamps is unpopular is definitely not the case in my winter house --
After all, I get hot at this time of year.
With regard to the old gas light, I am sure it is inconvenient and dangerous, but is it possible that direct burning of natural gas to produce light is more efficient than using electricity generated by inefficient power plants?
I would like to see a chart showing the start of real energy efficiency (at least)
In the power plant.
I don\'t know what to say to all the people who complain about fluorescent lights.
Some of my old CFLs do have dazzling light, but all of the CFLs I have purchased over the last two years are great.
When they visited my house and all my bulbs were CFLS, no one said anything to me!
I also read an old article about Wired that says a lighting organization conducted a double-blind study in which participants were unable to distinguish light (
I hope I have a link)
Halogen lamps can emit a lot of heat, so I still use incandescent lamps in reading lamps.
That\'s why I didn\'t use them for overall lighting in recessed ceiling cams etc.
Many families are using it.
The extra heat will make the Central Air
Air conditioning runs more in Southern United StatesS. A.
All energy savings are offset.
Nor did the Times solve the problem.
In the office building in Japan, fluorescent bulbs are also used, but the problem is that we use them all day.
In China, we use natural sunshine, so when I first came to Japan, I felt very strange.
I don\'t know how America is.
I read a magazine a few months ago about how to use the natural day line for office buildings, but in Japan it\'s not populia.
I think this is also a problem.
Using as much natural light as possible in the building will save a lot of energy.
Very eye-catching pictures!
Let me appreciate another thing that I take for granted.
Ability to work and work late into the night.
Though, this may not be a good thing after all.
Instead of spending money on remediation projects, we will do a good job of helping infrastructure in developing countries: sewage treatment, clean water, minimal electricity, agricultural supply, etc. . . //lamarguerite. wordpress.
ComI really doesn\'t see much difference between CFBs and old bulbs.
I saved about £ 25% on my electricity bill to switch to a compact fluorescent bulb and took some other simple energy saving steps:/www. iamnoexpert. com/?
P = 15 standard sockets are installed for all tested CFLs.
What about all lights and rail lights that are absolutely not used?
Halogen lamps and incandescent lamps?
Is anyone doing a professional CFLs? Or what environmental and economic cost would we throw away all the lighting?
Some of them are relatively small products-I can\'t imagine any company filling that gap.
I turned off the incandescent lamp in the most used fixture-reading lamp, entrance light fixture, kitchen, laundry room-fluorescent and planned to switch to the compact fluorescent bulb with the replacement of the incandescent lamp.
I am very satisfied with the blurry blue.
Although I didn\'t notice any obvious difference in my electricity bill.
16 Mar cYou can easily search for energy charts from DOE. Some 50%-
60% of the electricity we generate is lost in the transmission line.
The CFL is a red herring.
If we are able to develop smaller, more localized nuclear power plants, or better yet, finance Bussard fusion development, it will be easy to make up for the loss of incandescent lamps by reducing the line loss (
Electric cars will also be allowed. )
Also, standard bulbs don\'t need hazmat team if you break one.
In other words, we should solve the underlying problem instead of letting the stupid eco-activist madman dominate things --
I believe anyone who is against CFL is against it.
So an oil company has funded false information that has been spread across Republican dogs.
But I left the question.
GE Lighting website (//gelighting.
Home Lighting/products /)
Includes color temperature ratings for its compact fluorescent products.
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