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Energy Saving CFL

Energy Saving Compact Fluorescent CFL

Save money with our cost effective low energy light bulbs (CFL). With these energy saving light bulbs, you can save up to 80% on your electricity bills compared to incandescent bulbs. What's more, with a vast array of sizes and styles available, you're sure to find a type that fits in our extensive range. From stick and spiral light bulbs to 2-pin and 4-pin light bulbs, saving energy and reducing your carbon footprint is made simple with Lightbulbs Direct.

Compact fluorescent light bulbs

Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) are a type of energy-efficient bulb that have been gaining popularity in recent years.

Not only do they last longer than traditional incandescent bulbs, but they also use up to 80% less energy, making them an excellent choice for those looking to save on energy bills and reduce their carbon footprint.

How do CFLs work?

CFLs work by using a gas-filled tube instead of a filament to produce light. When an electric current flows through the tube, it causes the gas to emit ultraviolet light. This ultraviolet light then interacts with a phosphorescent coating on the inside of the tube, which emits visible light. This process is known as fluorescence and is what gives CFLs their name.

Benefits of CFLs

One of the main benefits of CFLs is their longevity. On average, a CFL bulb can last up to 10 times longer than a traditional incandescent bulb, meaning you'll have to replace them less often, saving you time and money in the long run. Additionally, because they use less energy to produce the same amount of light, they can help reduce your energy bills, making them an excellent choice for households looking to save money.

Another benefit of CFLs is that they are an excellent energy-saving bulb for your home. Unlike traditional incandescent bulbs, which emit a lot of heat, CFLs produce significantly less heat, making them safer to use in enclosed spaces like lamps and light fixtures. They are also available in a range of shapes and sizes, making them a versatile choice for any home.

New generation

The latest compact fluorescent light bulbs have advanced features that make them an even more attractive option for consumers looking to save energy and reduce their electricity bills. These bulbs have a quick start-up time, so they reach full brightness immediately when turned on, without the annoying delay often experienced with the first generation of CFL light bulbs. Additionally, they no longer suffer from the colour cast that was common in early CFL bulbs, which could give off a harsh, unnatural light. Instead, modern CFLs have a much more pleasant, natural-looking light emitted, making them an excellent choice for any room in your home.