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Old 06-29-2008, 05:19 AM   #31
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with LEDs it`s not so much that they draw less current per se, it`s that they are more Efficient at producing light.
a normal incandescent bulb has about a 2% efficiency, so you get 2 watts of light from a 100W bulb.
fluorescents are roughly 5% efficient, and LEDs are >8%.

hope that helps a little ;)
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Old 06-29-2008, 12:10 PM   #32
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Yup. I took another look, Goodweed.
They have one. 22w, 45 lumins, cool or warm.
Thankyou.
Now, to get the neighbors in with either is the challenge.
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Thanks All.
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Old 06-29-2008, 12:52 PM   #33
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...Then we will just vacation in the mountains and sleep out under the stars to see all that great stuff.
What about people who can't aford to vacation in the mountains.
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Old 06-29-2008, 01:01 PM   #34
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I just bought a few of those energy-saving light bulbs for the first time, you know, the funny looking ones with the cork screw shape. The 60-watt size.

It also now appears that most of the hotel chains are now using them as well, in place of the old ordinary style bulbs.
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Old 06-29-2008, 04:59 PM   #35
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I just bought a few of those energy-saving light bulbs for the first time, you know, the funny looking ones with the cork screw shape. The 60-watt size.

It also now appears that most of the hotel chains are now using them as well, in place of the old ordinary style bulbs.

Never will I use those mercury bulbs. I hate them and the weird light they throw. I use pink bulbs throughout my house and love the soft, warm glow they give off. The fluorescent mercury bulbs give off a very cold, greenish tint. Put one in a lamp with a white shade next to one with a with a regular bulb and you'll see the difference in the color of the shade.
Mercury bulbs are extremely toxic and if you break one you have to call in the haz/mat people or get special kit of materials to clean up the bulb fragments. You cannot pick it up without special equipment. No thanks, not for me. I've got 26 pink bulbs stored away so they should last a long time.
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Old 06-29-2008, 05:38 PM   #36
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What about people who can't aford to vacation in the mountains.
What about them? Are you suggesting we get rid of lighting so that people who can't afford to vacation in the mountains can see the stars? What is more important, seeing the stars or having areas lit for safety?
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