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Compact Fluorescent Lighting

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson
UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension

 According to the EPA, in 2007, Americans saved $1.5 billion by switching to ENERGY STAR qualified CFLs.  The energy saved could light all the households in a city the size of Washington D.C. for over 30 years.  Put another way, changing these bulbs removes as much greenhouse gas pollution as planting 2.85 million acres of trees or taking 2 million cars off the road each year.

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