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Are CFL's Designed to Make Us Pay More on Our Power Bills?
From: David Farber <dave () farber net>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 09:05:11 -0400



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From: dewayne () warpspeed com (Dewayne Hendricks)
Date: August 18, 2008 6:14:54 AM EDT
To: Dewayne-Net Technology List <xyzzy () warpspeed com>
Subject: [Dewayne-Net] Are CFL's Designed to Make Us Pay More on Our Power Bills?

[Note:  This item comes from reader Jack Unger.  DLH]

From: Jack Unger <junger () ask-wi com>
Date: August 17, 2008 2:25:34 PM PDT
To: Dewayne Hendricks <dewayne () warpspeed com>
Subject: Are CFL’s Designed to Make Us Pay More on Our Power Bills?

There is much talk about Compact Fluorescent Lamps recently. These are the small glass fluorescent tubes often shaped into a coil, designed to directly replace regular incandescent light bulbs. These new CFL’s have been touted to save energy, and they do certainly save significant amounts of electricity. But there are some interesting and largely unknown facts about these devices. It would appear that those sold within the United States and other countries may be specifically designed to allow the utility corporations to bill us nearly double what we should be paying for their use...


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