Colored Compact Fluorescents

by Justin Thomas •

Who knew that compact fluorescents came in colored bulbs too? The yellow ones can be used as bug lights. They also come in other colors too. Available from: Save on Lighting ($9-$11)

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Compact Fluorescents (CFLs)

by Justin Thomas •

CFLs provide the same amount of light (lumens) as standard incandescent bulbs, but have lower wattage ratings. A standard incandescent light is very inefficient because much of the energy it uses is turned into heat instead of light. A compact fluorescent bulb turns more of its energy into light and less into heat. It uses 75 percent less energy than …