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A major part of how I cut my electric bill by a third* was swapping out old incandescent light bulbs to CFLs, which use less energy and last longer. On paper, the CFLs are better in every way, but apparently, Unpluggd says there are some times when you shouldn't use them. Apparently, a major concern for CFLs is temperature. The ambient temperature shouldn't exceed 122ºF, which shouldn't be a concern usually, except some lamp enclosures and fixtures don't have adequate ventilation. This image gives you a quick overview of what you should look out for when you swap over your...

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