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- August 13, 2003 at 10:20 am #250874
I just quickly read something about Walmart using
these bulbs. This is a piece of what it said. I got it
from MSN money/investing online.
The giant discount retailer is determined to push
long-lasting, swirl-shaped light bulbs known as
compact fluorescent lamps into at least 100 million
homes.lmart using these bulbs.
— herberkids3 <email@example.com> wrote:
> I’ve never heard that they take more energy to turn
> on, but even if
> they do, they take a LOT less to STAY on. So, unless
> you are going
> for a strobe effect, the cost should still be lower.
> — In Budget101_@yahoogroups.com, mispuddin@…
> > I have been buying the spiral flourescent bulbs
> for a while now. I
> am trying
> > to switch to these completely. I get a pack of 6
> at Lowe’s for
> like 8.00. I
> > like mine and really hope these will make a
> difference in the
> light bill.
> > They are 13 watts I think and replace a 60 watt
> bulb. The box
> reads that
> > they are suppose to save $45.00 per bulb in energy
> cost based
> on .12 per KWH.
> > My husband said that they take more energy to come
> on than the
> regular light
> > bulb. I think he is just tiffed because I thought
> about it and he
> > LOL. He hates to try new things.
> > Tammy
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