5251RE: [hreg] Re: Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs
- Nov 1, 2006Does anyone know where you can buy CFLs at a price better than at our local Walmart or Home Depot? Also with a better selection?
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> From: jhmatt692003@...
> Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2006 19:16:26 +0000
> Subject: [hreg] Re: Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs
> I'm not sure if you ever got an answer to this question. However, I
> found a site that sells compact fluorescent lights.
> I stumbled upon the site while looking for something else. I hope
> this help.
> --- In email@example.com, "edwardwanat" <edward.wanat@...> wrote:
> > Here is some information our president, Mike Ewert, has shared
> > me about the EPA's "Change a Light" program. HREG is also trying
> > get more Houstonians to use more energy efficient light bulbs. We
> > offered a free compact fluorescent light bulb for every admission
> > the solar home tour and hope to continue encouraging everyone to
> > efficient light bulbs through public education at events such as
> > next group meeting at the farmers market.
> > How many light bulbs does it take to change the world? Only one,
> > but it has to be the right kind, according to the Department of
> > Energy. The EPA and the DOE kicked off their "Change a Light,
> > the World" campaign last week at a skyscraper famous for its
> lights -
> > - the Empire State Building.
> > By exchanging just one light bulb for an ENERGY STAR qualified
> > bulb, the DOE claims residents can save more than $30 in
> > costs over the bulb's lifetime. "If every American household
> > a single light bulb to a high efficiency ENERGY STAR bulb, that
> > would provide enough power to light more than 2.5 million homes,"
> > EPA administrator Stephen Johnson said at the event.
> > The Empire State Building recently underwent significant
> > to save electricity. The building's general manager, James
> > said, "We employ a dual energy source air conditioning system
> > steam and electricity, we have replaced all 6,500 windows with
> > double-glazed, paned, thermal efficient windows, reduced from 40
> > watt to 32 watt lamps, with upgraded electronic ballasts in every
> > office and all public areas, and have insulated our setback roofs."
> > The goal of the campaign, which runs from Oct 4 to Nov 30, is to
> > convince as many people as possible to make the "Change a Light"
> > pledge, found at <http://www.energystar.gov>. Consumers pledge to
> > replace at least one standard light bulb in their house with an
> > ENERGY STAR qualified compact fluorescent bulb. Compact
> > bulbs use one-third of the electricity that standard incandescent
> > light bulbs use and last up to ten times longer. ENERGY STAR
> > qualified bulbs come in sizes and shapes to fit almost any
> > Additionally, these energy-saving fluorescents produce only about
> > 30% of the heat of standard incandescent bulbs, so they are safer
> > operate and reduce home cooling requirements.
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