Monday, September 20, 2010

CFL bulbs not such a bright idea

This recent CBC news report (see clip below) about the downside compact fluorescent light bulbs might cause you to think twice about replacing all of the incandescent bulbs in your home with those energy-saving curly ones. Evidently, the potentially hazardous mercury content isn't the worst of it.

The Darkside of Compact Fluorescent Lights

1 comment:

  1. I've been reading a lot of issues about CFLs and the danger it may bring. I don't know if I already need to change my bulbs at home. All of my bulbs are CFLs. My contractor who took his Electrician Online Courses said that LED is much better to use.