No, give credit to environmentalists that insist that humans will
become extinct in no time if we don't eliminate nearly every
technological advance made since the industrial revolution. Also give
credit to the politicians that have bought into the same doomsday
thinking. Better stock up on those incandescent bulbs (and trans
fats, and SUVs, and wine bottle corks, and disposable diapers, and
styrofoam cups, and...) before they're all banned :-)
On 10/18/07, Jim Miller <JimMiller@stl-online.net> wrote:
> "in just under 4 years ago. Most of them have had to be replaced "
> My experience also. I bought a couple of boxes, 8 bulbs I think, and all
> but two were gone in less than 2 years. Way too expensive. No way were
> they going to be cost effective. Give credit to their marketing group, not
> their quality.
> 73, Jim
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alan NV8A" <email@example.com>
> To: "Rfi" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Thursday, October 18, 2007 10:29 AM
> Subject: [RFI] How cost effective -- and safe -- are CFL bulbs anyway?
> > See the following sampling of user and installer reports:
> > http://www.mikeholt.com/newsletters.php?action=display&letterID=464
> > Note the warning against using them base-up.
> > To add my own 2 cents' worth: We replaced as many as possible (those not
> > on dimmers) of the incandescent bulbs in this house by CFLs when we
> > moved in just under 4 years ago. Most of them have had to be replaced
> > already.
> > 73
> > Alan NV8A
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