In the average home, lighting accounts for about 20 percent of the electric bill The easiest way to start saving energy is to switch to compact fluorescent
Andrew, at the People's Church complex, some 5,000 compact fluorescent
lamps have been exchanged; lamps are also being distributed in other centers.
The Compact Fluorescent
Lamp (CFL) Action Plan is part of the $9 million, National Action Plan dedicated to the promotion of energy-efficient lighting, solar water heating, and efficient public street lighting, launched by Energy and Water Resources Ministry.
Offering direct replacement for conventional, energy-wasting incandescent bulbs, UIDEA compact fluorescent
lamps are the same size as the lamps they replace while offering a life of up to 15,000 hours for double external radiators and high quality chipsets.
1 supplier of compact fluorescent
lamps (CFLs), commanding a 25% of the world market and 35% of the Taiwan market, according to Po.
Until now, the complicated circuitry needed to power these bulbs most efficiently has been too large and too costly for consumer-grade compact fluorescents
," said Praveen Jain, Canada Research Chair in Power Electronics at Queen's University and a world expert on electronic power supplies.
As reported in this space earlier this year, some key retailers, including Home Depot and Wal-Mart, have made it clear that they intend to push compact fluorescent
Cavotec ME, the Middles East's exclusive distributor of Aura Light International AB, the global leader in Long Life lighting technology, today announces the launch of compact fluorescent
lamps, as part of their Long Life light source series.
More than 20 years ago Philips Electronics invented the compact fluorescent
bulb, a corkscrew of tubes that generates light from electricity, gas, and mercury.
In May, a section of a 2006 state law will take effect banning the residential disposal of mercury-containing products, including compact fluorescent
bulbs, in regular solid waste, according to Edmund J.
The compact fluorescent
full spectrum bulbs operate at temperatures 60% cooler than ordinary bulbs--in fact, only five percent of the electricity used to operate an incandescent bulb goes toward producing light; the other 95% ends up as heat.
Detailed in "China Sourcing Report: Compact Fluorescent
Lamps," data from the report shows that "many suppliers are enhancing their manufacturing capability and increasing production capacity in preparation for a surge in orders, as more energy conservation policies encouraging the use of CFLs are implemented worldwide.