Energy Savers: CFLs Use Less Energy, Last Longer Than Incandescent Light Bulbs

BALTIMORE (WJZ)– This Energy Saver focuses on making the switch to compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs).

Mary Bubala has more.

CFLs use 75 percent less energy. They last about 10 times longer than an incandescent bulb and these energy-saving light bulbs will pay for themselves in about six months.

For more information on how you can be an energy saver, click here.

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  • the mechanic

    What they don’t tell you is that they are toxic to land fills.

  • dimbulb

    And they are not suitable for dimming, recessed lighting or electronic timers.

    • Matt

      They now make CFL bulbs for dimming and the ones in my recessed lighting and electronic timers work just fine.

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