compact flourescent bulbs

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Are “Green” Light Bulbs Safe To Use?

By Noah Long Compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) use about a quarter of the electricity of traditional incandescent light bulbs, reducing energy costs for consumers.  By conserving electricity, CFLs also avoid some of the mercury emissions from power plants that burn coal. Burning coal is a far larger source of mercury in our environment and a