CFL Light Bulbs -- Everything you want to know about them
When you buy CFL bulbs the package will be labeled to show you how many watts it's . Sometimes even a batch of name-brand bulbs can be bad. . bulb there's no problem, because there's not enough current for the bulb to fire. . And while the risk from a broken CFL is tiny, the risk from a bulb that never breaks is zero.
Do CFL twisty bulbs explode? | Watts Up With That?
Apr 20, 2011 . But with CFL bulbs, there's additional things that can go wrong over the simple . Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs Recalled Due to Fire Hazard because of four incidents. . have a diffuser globe over the top that looks like a frosted (pearl) lightbulb. . I've experienced the same thing with other brands.
Incandescent Light Bulbs vs. Compact Fluorescent Lighting
Apr 9, 2010 . (WMT) Energy-Efficient Compact Fluorescent Bulbs Are The Future (Stock Blog Hub, 4/9/10) . The worse brand I had was Sylvania (many only lasted a few months) and the best one was . There is an increased FIRE HAZARD with CFLs. . We have 8?globe light fixures in our residential kitchen. One of .
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"Green energy-efficient" light bulb BURNS DOWN house!
A video where a man shows and tells how a CFL bulb caught fire in his bathroom and . The article even states that a lot of problems seem to occur with the Globe brand. . http://buellinspections.com/incandes...d-fire-hazards .
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Do compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs pose a fire hazard? No. Using CFL . Will mounting CFL bulbs in recessed fixtures pose a fire hazard? No. CFL bulbs .
CFL Light Bulbs Pose Fire Risk - Synergy Lighting
Jun 6, 2010 . CFL Lamps pose risk of fire when improperly installed in enclosed fixtures. . Sunlight Brands expressly denote that these high wattage CFL Lamps are . Sollos, Hadco, Vista, Kichler, Progress, Trans Globe, Wave, and more.
Some Globe brand 13 Watt CFLs are a safety hazard
I used Phillips brand for the most part but came up short (ran out of bulbs) so purchased two packages of GLOBE CFL's from Canadian Tire. . and that the smoking I experienced is normal when a bulb fails and poses no fire or health risk.
snopes.com: CFL Bulb Fire Risk
Sep 11, 2012 . Do CFL bulbs pose a significant fire risk with ordinary use? . so far been no reported or confirmed cases of fire involving Globe-branded CFLs.
Compact Fluorescent Bulbs - City of Seattle
Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) are a great breakthrough in efficiency for home and . (If a CFL breaks, your greatest risk is getting cut from glass shards and not from the . Are these bulbs a fire hazard? . Feit, Greenlite, Satco and Globe to name a few, have their bulbs made off-shore. . Poor quality or off-brand CFLs .
Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) - in the College of Agriculture ...
to replace globe bulbs, flood bulbs, and decorator bulbs. Important . CFLs are less of a fire hazard than halogen or incandescent bulbs that burn hotter. . Where trade names or sources are used, or specific brands pictured, no endorsement .
A Safety Warning- Globe CFL bulbs... - Nobody Asked Me...
Jul 14, 2010 . Home?safety hazard?A Safety Warning- Globe CFL bulbs . But I'm sure it would have caused a fire if I was not right there. Imagine if the kids had left the . Some Globe brand 13 Watt CFLs are a safety hazard. This bulb .
Fire Danger from CFL's (compact Flourescent Lamps) - Disaster ...
Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL's) use electricity to heat an . and Globe brands, manufactured in China, represent a potential hazard.
CFL BULB BURNS, ARCS & SMOKES ***UPDATE - Notes From A ...
Dec 14, 2008 . This entry was posted in CFL Bulb, Danger, Mercury. . fire fighter experienced a smoking bulb manufactured by Globe in . More information, check the comments about different Brands of bulbs, near the end of the article.
GE Compact Fluorescent Bulb Failure | The Distributed Republic
Apr 21, 2009 . my Last UL approved cfl bulb didn't last 20 minutes . too soon, so I'm glad someone has put a board out there for potential fire hazards. . around about Globe brand CFLs (made in China) which have had flames shooting .
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Oilcrash.com: See No Evil
In theory, compact fluorescent lights are the way of the future, a solution to soaring . When the hazard contractor quoted US$2,000 to clean the bedroom, Bridges . generally have more, although there can be fluctuations between brands as well. . Now, he's US$165,000 worse off after one of those CFLs caught fire and .
Amazon.com: Care And Feeding Of Your CFL Bulb
Some countries have actually banned regular, old incandescent light bulbs, so you . Globe 48426 23-Watt Mini Compact Fluorescent Spiral Bulb (100-Watt .
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Feb 20, 2013 . According to the chart, 100 watt light bulbs would be phased out by . To minimise CFL fire risk, this is what the San Fransisco Fire . I just stumbled on this link with the story of a man who dropped a too hot CFL globe lamp and could . the same quality as top brand bulbs, how is it unfair to expect a lamp .
25 Complaints and Reviews about Commercial Electric
The brand is Commercial Electric and the model is ES42 - 42 W. They . I am getting rid of all these compact fluorescent bulbs in my house and I will go back . This is a potential fire hazard and personal electrocution when removing failed bulbs. . I installed commercial electric light bulbs, model EDXO-14, in an open globe .
What C.F. Lamps to Use Where
Bug reports, blowout reports, brands/models that I have seen problems with . Most compact fluorescent lamps/bulbs risk overheating in recessed ceiling fixtures. . drawback is Sylvania's globe shaped "Dulux EL" models, available at Lowes. . The concern is that combustible objects can catch fire if they touch or get too .
PJ Lifestyle » The Sad Truth About Bad Bulbs
Jul 23, 2012 . Scientists concluded that CFL light bulbs can be harmful to healthy skin . The scientists found that cracks in the CFL bulbs phosphor coatings .
Consumer Tests CFL | Greenwashing Lamps
And of a less known brand, North Light (marked 10 000 h), 40 % had gone out by 6 000 . The 'bulb' group (incl. candle and globe bulbs) . CFL Fire Risk?
Greenlite 23W CFL - YouTube
Apr 20, 2011 . Here's a cheap CFL bulb made by Greenlite. Definitely on . Cfl's can be a fire hazard if used on non compatible dimmers, timers, photo switches etc. But if used on . General rule: Buy only one from a good brand, use it for 2-3 weeks. . IKEA 7watt mini globe CFL light bulbby Parrot175 1,223 views · 2:46 .