[CS-FSLUG] OT: Converting from Incandescent to Flourescent Lights

Don Parris parrisdc at gmail.com
Tue Jan 15 17:09:28 CST 2008

2008/1/15 Stephen J. McCracken <smccracken at hcjb.org.ec>:

> > On my job, we have implemented sensor-switches in many offices and
> storage
> > rooms.  I plan to implement these for our public bathroom, and possibly
> my
> > daughter's old room.  My how-to will cover this issue briefly as well.
> I'd like to hear about this.  From everything I've heard, the 10000
> hours of the CFLs is based on longer "burn" times.  If there are short
> cycles of on/off, it will affect the life of the bulb and change the
> cost savings on your spreadsheet.  Or have things changed?
> I would consider this more useful where people are in a bad habit of
leaving lights on all the time. ;-)

It's not as necessary anymore, I don't think.  But I would still like to
switch the public bathroom, since even my wife accidentally leaves that one
turned on.

D.C. Parris
Minister, Journalist, Free Software Advocate
sip:dcparris at ekiga.net
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