Wednesday, September 5, 2012

LED light bulbs score better than CFL lights in Consumer Reports testing

LED, CFL light bulbs compared for energy use, price - ‎Sep 3, 2012‎
LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Nearly 75 percent of Americans use compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs. Light emitting diode (LED) bulbs use far less energy but can cost several times the price of CFL bulbs. So how do these bulbs stack up against each other?

LED light bulbs score better than CFL lights in Consumer Reports testing - ‎Aug 27, 2012‎
Consumer watchdog magazine, Consumer Reports (CR), has announced on Friday test results of compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFL) and light emitting diode lightbulbs (LED) show significantly better test scores for LED's over CFL's.

Lights out for more incandescent bulbs

Malta Independent Online - ‎Sep 2, 2012‎
But some question the green traits of the CFL bulbs, which contain mercury and require proper recycling facilities. However, as coal-fired stations emit mercury, incandescent light bulbs indirectly emit more mercury as they use larger amounts of ...

LEDs deliver better light, study says, but consumers buy CFLs

Los Angeles Times - ‎Aug 23, 2012‎
Of the 90% of Americans who have used LED or CFL light bulbs to save energy and cut costs, most use CFLs, according to a Consumer Reports study released Thursday.

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