Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Incandescent vs. CFL vs. LED Light Bulb Challenge

This is a cool article I found on that describes the differences between the standard incandescent bulb, the compact fluorescent bulbs and the new LED bulbs. It evens has a link to a spreadsheet that shows the price savings over 30 years.

Right now the CFLs are the sweetspot on the price/gain chart plus they are brighter than the LEDs. Though I would not discount the LEDs for specialized uses.

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