green inspection: Lighting: Bulb and Fixture Types - 05/09/08 07:55 AM
Energy Use in Home Lighting  
Lighting accounts for 30% to 50% of a building's energy use, or about 17% of total annual U.S. electricity consumption. Ninety percent of the energy emitted by incandescent bulbs is in the form of heat, and only 10% is in the form of light. This means that not only is money wasted on inefficient lighting, but using incandescent bulbs lights increases cooling costs. 
Compact Florescent
Generate 70% less heat, they're safer to operate and can cut energy costs associated with home cooling. Use at least 2/3 less energy than standard incandescent bulbs … (4 comments)


Don Rider

Shreveport Bossier Home Inspector

Bossier City, LA

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I perform comprehensive inspections involving a property's major visible, structural and mechanical systems for real estate owners and prospective buyers. The items examined in a typical inspection include the plumbing, electrical, heating and air conditioning systems, foundation, roof, exterior and interior structures and surfaces, and built-in appliances. The visual inspection culminates in a set of comprehensive, computer generated reports describing the condition of the items and systems inspected



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