energy efficient: What does it cost to burn a bulb for a year? - 02/12/10 07:46 AM
Did you know that a 100 watt incandescent bulb left burning one year would cost about $87 and an equivalent fluorescent bulb of 13watts ( same amount of lumens ) would be $21 for the year. Fluorescent bulbs may cost more ( about $8 ) but they can last for 10000+ hours versus about 750 hours for a regular bulb. I use a fluorescent to work by. It's a daylight fluorescent which has a broader spectrum and is less eye strain. It costs more, but it's worth it. If every American home replaced just one light with an ENERGY STAR light, … (7 comments)


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