incandescent light bulbs are better than cfls/fluorescent lights - proof!
A fantastic video talking about how manufacturers are lying about how long their lightbulbs last

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http://www.richsoil.com/CFL-fluorescent-light-bulbs.jsp 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. Relevant: http://www.permies.com/t/5760/energy/CFL-subsidy http://www.permies.com/t/5761/energy/CFL-brightness-longevity-claims http://www.richsoil.com/rocket-stove-mass-heater.jsp http://www.richsoil.com/electric-heat.jsp http://www.permies.com/t/6077/energy/really-saving-energy-eliminate-clothes-dryer Permaculture Playing Cards https://richsoil.com/cards.jsp 177 hours of Permaculture Design Course and Appropriate Technology Course https://permies.com/pdc Better Wood Heat: DIY Rocket Mass Heaters 4-DVD set https://richsoil.com/wood-heat.jsp Wood Burning Stove 2.0 4-DVD set http://www.woodburningstoves2.com/ World Domination Gardening 3-DVD set https://richsoil.com/wd-gardening.jsp Permaculture Homestead Podcasts https://permies.com/f/88/permaculture-podcast Permaculture Design Course and Appropriate Technology Course https://richsoil.com/pdc.jsp Rocket Mass Heater Workshop Jamboree https://richsoil.com/rmh-workshop.jsp Sign up for my daily-ish email, or my devious plots for world domination http://richsoil.com/email.jsp music by Jimmy Pardo http://permies.com/t/30796/Jimmy-Pardo Thanks to my patreon peeps for pushing me into making videos again: Jocelyn Campbell Julia Mason Dominic Crolius Josh Phillips wade L Jason Hower Bill Crim Suleiman ALAQEL Full Name Chris Holly Doug Barth James Tutor David Ingraham Ash Jackson http://patreon.com/paulwheaton

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