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Shine Light on Energy Conservation

SHINE LIGHT COST PER BULB $20-40 COST PER BULB $4 ON ENERGY CONSERVATION ANNUAL COST $33 ANNUAL COST $77 INCANDESCENT LIGHT BULBS ARE SLOWLY BEING PHASED OUT BY COMPACT FLOURESCENT (CFL) OR LIGHT EMITTING DIODES (LED). CFL LIGHTS CONTAIN MERCURY BUT STAR ENERGY DEEMS THE BULBS WITH HOURS OF LIGHT HOURS OF LIGHT UNDER .5 MILLIGRAMS SAFE FOR USE. WHILE LED BULBS ARE STILL OUT OF THE PRICE RANGE OF MOST AMERICANS, THEY ARE STILL THE MOST ENERGY EFFICIENT AND THE SAFEST FOR CONSUMERS. 8,000 50,000 1962 BLUE & YELLOW LED BULBS INVENTED 2009 CFL BULB INVENTED FIRST LED BULB WAS CREATED ADOPTION OF CFL OVER 1976 1999 INCANDESCENT BULBS BEGAN THOMAS EDISON INVENTED THE LIGHT BULB ALMOST 133 YEARS AGO AND WE'RE JUST NOW TRANSISTIONING INTO A NEW WAVE OF LIGHTING TECHNOLOGIES. CONSUMERS NOW HAVE A LARGER ARRAY OF LIGHTING CHOICES AND THEIR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT. QUICK FACTS ABOUT CFL & LED BULBS Hg 1AMERICAN CONSUMES LED BULBS USE75% LESS CFL LIGHTS CONTAIN MERCURY APPROVED ENERGY EFFICIENT LIGHTS STILL CONTAIN.S MILLIGRAMS OF MERCURY ENERGY THAN INCANDESCENT AND THROWING THEM IN THE AS MUCH ENERGY AS 13 PEOPLE LIVING IN CHINA & LAST 6 TIMES LONGER TRASH CAN IS UNADVISED LOOKING AHEAD THE UNITED STATES COULD ELIMINATE GREEN- HOUSE GAS EMISSIONS EQUAL TO 800,000 CARS IF EACH HOUSEHOLD IN THE COUNTRY REPLACED JUST ONE INCANDESCENT BULB WITH A CFL BULB. IN THE U.S.A. 2 BILLION BULBS ARE PURCHASED YEARLY TEXAN'S HAVE MORE WIDELY ADOPT- ED THE USE OF ENERGY SAVING BULBS THAN ANY OTHER STATE IN AMERICA, LOWERING THE AVERAGE ENERGY COSTS PER HOUSE HOLD FROM 2008 TO 2011 BY 12%.

Shine Light on Energy Conservation

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This student project discusses the differences between light bulb choices.

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Brenna Mickey

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