CFL lights on eco-myths that may costing you

Many of our clients are using compact fluorescent lights in various rooms.
How many of you think, you really save money using them or how safe they are? The reality is the more you switch CFL on and off the shorter their operating life. It’s cheaper to leave fluorescent on if you’ll be out of the room for 15 minutes or less, according to the Department of Energy. In other words in order to save money leave them running. On average a CFL costs a $2.50 more than an incandescent bulb, but it will save a $5.41 annually on your electric bill.
Beside the financial part of the CFL, British and Israeli scientist discovered that standing close to CFL bulbs can increase the chance of getting cancer. They suggest being at least 3 feet away from it. So if any of you using CFL on the night stand, its time to put back the incandescent.

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