Shedding some "light" on which bulb you should buy.
They’ve been in the news, and they may be in your neighbor’s home; more and more people are considering a move to new CFL lighting options, for more and more reasons.
CFL lightbulbs have a longer lifespan, use less power, emit fewer gashouse emissions, and offer significantly lower annual operating costs than their incandescent predecessors. While there is a significantly higher initial cost for the CFL bulb itself, the long-term benefits – from both an efficiency and cost-effectiveness perspective – make swapping incandescent bulbs for CFL’s one worth considering.
If you’re considering whether or not to make the switch, here’s a snapshot comparison of different types of bulbs from EarthEasy.com