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CFLs burn twice the electricity as previously thought

Posted By Tom Jackson On April 9, 2009 @ 11:18 am In Construction News,Contractor's Dream Package | No Comments

Compact fluorescent light bulbs were supposed to significantly cut our energy use. Now it turns out, they’re consuming twice as much electricity [1]as claimed due to their poor “power factor.”

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[1] consuming twice as much electricity : http://hardware.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/04/08/2125250&art_pos=3

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