Florescent lighting


New member
Jan 28, 2007
I made the switch about 1 1/2 yrs ago, I think it will be 2 years in October. The lights seem to start out very bright, but then they get dimmer just in a few weeks. The light, for me, is still hard to get used to. It doesn't seem near as bright as my traditional white light bulbs, but I have noticed a drop in my energy bill. Plus it sucks that you can't use them in dimmer lamps. I think my first bill went down about $20, but I replaced 12 of them.
you made the switch to... florescents? or LEDs?

Iggy Dalrymple

New member
Apr 9, 2006
I believe LEDs have arrived for taillights and traffic lights but I don't think they're quite ready for home lighting. I got an LED trouble light for my handyman and he much preferred my old fluorescent trouble light. The LED's output is too directional, needs to have more of a 'flood' effect. I love my LED house key.