[RFI] VLF interference Re: CFLs and LEDs
dj2001x at comcast.net
Sat Feb 7 21:04:44 EST 2009
CFL's don't work very well in very cold weather such as we have here.
What's the alternative?
On 07, Feb 2009, at 17:58, Peter Laws wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 16:48, Charlie Gallo <Charlie at thegallos.com>
>> I looked it up - it's phased in - 100 watt bulbs are banned in
>> 2012, and the last will be 40 watt bulbs in 2014
> I had no idea. I had assumed that if the previous occupant had signed
> legislation, especially energy-related, that it was just some giveaway
> to his (Cheney's) buddies.
> Lo and behold, it looks like they managed to slip in at least one
> good provision.
> What I don't care for is that they ban incandescents specifically.
> IMHO, they should have set a minimum threshold for lumens/watt
> regardless of design.
> Nonetheless, those old heat sources that leaked a little light will be
> gone by 2014 (exceptions excluded, of course). I suspect that in 5
> years, CFLs will be starting to be replaced by LEDs, so my electrical
> bill will go down further.
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