Not So Free Lightbulbs - Downside of CFL Incadescent Bulbs


Added on Sep 8, 2012

Length: 12:54 | Comments: 0

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"

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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