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Re: [Amps] higher v.??

To: "Steve Thompson" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [Amps] higher v.??
From: "jeremy-ca" <>
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2007 19:51:32 -0400
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When I get my foot into my 68 Impala SS-396 the savings is gone for the next 
10 years. I just got tired of burnt out bulbs.


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From: "Steve Thompson" <>
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Sent: Tuesday, July 24, 2007 5:28 PM
Subject: Re: [Amps] higher v.??

> jeremy-ca wrote:
>> I switched to the compacts in a few places about 5 years ago when imports
>> became available at decent prices. I use them in places where I havent 
>> been
>> able to train my wife or remaining at home son to turn the incadescents 
>> off.
>> I have 6 in total and no failures yet. If my electric bill went down I 
>> cant
>> tell but at least Im not replacing 75-100W incadescents every time I turn
>> around. In that respect Ive saved money.
> To put the energy saving in context - you use a 20W low energy bulb
> instead of 100W incandescent for 12 hours and save about 1kWh. The
> equivalent is about 1/9th of a litre of gasoline (1/30th US gallon). A
> heavy squirt on the gas pedal and your saving is wiped out.
> Steve
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