Light bulb Resources

  US News light bulb phase out primer Maine Procedures if a Fluorescent bulb brakes EPA procedure if a CFL brakes EU Scientific Evaluation broken CFLs A fluorescent light bulb contains 5 mg of Hg... These concentrations are also well above regulatory limits for Hg in a general environment Children breathe more air per kg of body weight than adults at rest and tend to be more physically active than adults. Therefore, mercury vapours, if present in indoor air, may be delivered to children at higher internal doses than to adults (Miller et al. 2002) Miller MD, Marty MA, Arcus A, [...]

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Light bulb FAQ

  What's in store for the incandescent light bulb?  The Energy and Security Act of 2007 set minimum efficiency standards for lighting that in effect spell an end to the incandescent light bulbs that have lighted our homes and businesses for over a century.  The popular 100 watt light bulb is scheduled to phase out in 2012 with the law working its way down to phasing out the 40 watt light bulb in 2014.    What will replace the incandescent bulb?  The two main contenders to replace incandescents are compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) and light emitting diodes (LEDs).  How do different [...]

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