Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs)

DEFINITION: CFLs are a type of energy-efficient lighting which typically use around 60-80% less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs and have a lifespan of around 10 years – five times that of Halogen bulbs.

See also: LED lighting

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