The answer is a bit confusing and we at Atlantic electrical have put together two short videos to help you understand what's going on by examining the three "C"s of light bulbs: Conservation, Current and Color.
In an effort to promote energy conservation the Energy Independence and Security Act was signed into law by President Bush in December 2007. This law contains new energy efficiency standards for the lighting industry. This video explains what's happening to the venerable old light bulb and what we can expect as the law is implemented.
I Don't Like The New Light Bulbs Because They Have Terrible Color.
When purchasing compact fluorescent lamps also known as CFLs for your home it's important to understand that they come in a variety of colors which we never had to think about with incandescents. Selecting the proper color can make a big difference in the light quality and mood of a room.
Most people consider a comfortable color as that of an incandescent light bulb. Compact fluorescents are available in a variety of colors ranging from orange to blue. Understanding color and how to choose the appropriate color for different tasks is explained in this video.
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