Should I use compact fluorescent lamps?
Switching from traditional light bulbs to CFLs is an effective, easy change that many Anaheim homeowners are making right now to reduce energy use and help prevent greenhouse gas emissions that may contribute to global climate change. It's easy to understand why: lighting accounts for close to 20 percent of the average household electric use, so something as simple as changing a light bulb can make a big difference. Compact fluorescent lamps combine the energy efficiency of fluorescent lighting with the convenience and popularity of incandescent fixtures. CFLs can replace incandescent bulbs that are roughly 3–4 times their wattage, saving up to 75% of the initial lighting energy.

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1. Should I use compact fluorescent lamps?
2. Do compact fluorescent lamps contain mercury?
3. What precautions should I take when using compact fluorescent lamps in my home?
4. What should I do with a compact fluorescent lamp when it burns out?
5. How should I clean up a broken fluorescent lamp?
6. What is mercury?
7. Do compact fluorescent lamps produce a hazardous amount of ultraviolet light?
8. How can I find more information?