Recently, ExxonMobil has been running a series of commercials on the impact that compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) can make on energy savings — a campaign I consider tremendously ill-conceived. What those TV spots should be promoting are energy-saving light-emitting diodes, or LEDs. When the whole story is told, it’s obvious that ditching those CFLs needs

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And why they should be removed from your home. The first time I saw a compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulb was on Earth Day three years ago. This spiral-shaped light fixture was being given out free by the state of New Jersey during an event emphasizing the best ways to save energy, stem global warming

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Since the nation began transitioning from those traditional incandescent bulbs that are now being phased out by the government to energy-efficient compact florescent ones, or CFLs, tens of millions of American households have made the recommended ‘light switch’. But recently, some issues have started coming to light in regard to those CFLs that should cause

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