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Not So Free Lightbulbs - Downside of CFL Incadescent Bulbs

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Added on Sep 8, 2012

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This video covers: - how the power company charges more to pay for "free" light bulbs - the goal is fewer power plants - a five dollar clothes line would save more - energy audits are lame - the longevity of light bulbs - tested - situations of using a light for 30 seconds or less - the luminosity for the first 30 seconds - the amount of electricity to construct a light bulb - CFL subsidies in australia and the incandescent ban - total energy cost of a CFL - CFL toxicity during construction, during use and after disposal - the 2008 data sheet from the EPA comparing mercury pollution - IQ Drop - impact on concentration - UV burns - catching on fire - epipleptic siezures - cataracts - cancer

Thanks to all the folks that chipped in through kickstarter for this video. Including the "executive producer of odd smells" http://makeitmissoula.com

Thanks to Camille Pearl and Durk Collins for playing parts.

References: CFL Fluorescent Lightbulbs (exposed)
A Look At the CFL Subsidy
CFL Brightness - Longevity Claims
Rocket Stove Mass Heater .vs. Electric
Cost of Electric Heat
Really Want to Save Energy? - Use a clothesline instead of Dryer

Music by Jimmy Pardo

Channels: Technology   Green & Environmental  

Tags: not  so  free  lightbulbs,  downside  of  incadescent  bulbs,  light,  bulb,  CFL,  save  energy 

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