TITLE

Compact Fluorescent Lamps

AUTHOR(S)
Spielvogel, Larry
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Sep2007, Vol. 79 Issue 9, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the reliability of assertions regarding money and energy savings associated with the use of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs). In residential buildings that are not cooled during summer, CFLs are said to produce less heat and use less electricity than incandescent lamps, but do not save cooling energy. It is observed that utilizing CFLs with electric resistance heating will not produce energy-cost savings during winter because less lighting-generated heat will be replaced by the identical amount of resistance heat.
ACCESSION #
26560718

 

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