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light emitted during absorption of radiation of some other (invisible) wavelength

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But the researchers found that placing a small sticker alongside the fluorescent bulb made a difference.
38 per kWh, the saving is about pounds 160 per year at today's prices and I would guess that maybe pounds 50 to 80 a year is down to using the new fluorescent bulbs.
Further, a fluorescent bulb bill does not reduce personal freedom: it's an energy system improvement stemming from a smarter regulation -- similar to the way increased federal miles per gallon requirements for cars made cars more energy-efficient.
Compact fluorescent bulbs are supposed to help save residents money on their utility bill.
Fluorescent bulbs are much more efficient than incandescents and are not too costly.
More than 20 years ago Philips Electronics invented the compact fluorescent bulb, a corkscrew of tubes that generates light from electricity, gas, and mercury.
If it succeeds in selling 100 million compact fluorescent bulbs a year by 2008, sales would, almost overnight, increase by 50 percent, saving Americans 83 billion in electricity costs and avoiding the need to build additional for the equivalent of 450,000 new homes.
When a fluorescent bulb breaks, vapors quickly escape and can be inhaled and absorbed through the skin.
Can't I just get a normal light fixture and use a compact fluorescent bulb for energy efficiency, or is there something special about the specialty lights?
A low wattage fluorescent bulb with a rechargeable battery allows the lamp to be lit either when it is on its base, or when carried separately (for up to eight hours) in buildings or outside.
Philips' Earth Light, a compact screw-in fluorescent bulb with an electronic ballast incorporated into its base, is one result of those changes.
The 18-watt fluorescent bulb throws out enough light to illuminate your work area.
Available in 4- and 5-foot models, it uses a new fluorescent bulb, TS, that is only 5/8 inch wide.
When you turn on the light switch, the starter sends a jolt of electricity to the gas inside the fluorescent bulb.
Every fluorescent bulb contains mercury, but the energy savings realized by using fluorescent bulbs compared to regular incandescent bulbs are great.
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