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Re: [RFI] CFL bulbs - NO WAY

Subject: Re: [RFI] CFL bulbs - NO WAY
From: Hisashi T Fujinaka <htodd@twofifty.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 13:11:22 -0700 (PDT)
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But if some of us purchase hybrids to promote the technology, which
should improve. Otherwise they're going to generate RFI, which I think
is the point of this list?

On Thu, 18 Oct 2007, David C. Hallam wrote:

> I wonder if anyone has done a complete analysis of the total cost, i.e.,
> total emission involved in the manufacture, use, and disposal of CFL's
> compared to incandescent bulbs?
> It might work out as did one I recently saw for the total cradle to grave
> emissions for the hybrid gas/electric cars.  Due to the raw material
> extraction, manufacturing processes, recycling, and disposal of materials
> for this type of auto, the total pollution emitted per car was greater than
> that for the largest SUV.

Hisashi T Fujinaka - htodd@twofifty.com
BSEE(6/86) + BSChem(3/95) + BAEnglish(8/95) + MSCS(8/03) + $2.50 = latte
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