- Are any CFLs manufactured in the US?
- Are CFLs required to have information about their mercury content on the package?
- Are LED lighting products dimmable?
- Are there any motion sensor lights that are ENERGY STAR certified?
- Are there ENERGY STAR certified LED replacement screw-in bulbs?
- Can CFLs or LED bulbs be used in 3-way sockets?
- Can I turn my LED or CFL bulbs on and off frequently?
- Can I use a CFL that is not specifically designed to work in a dimmable light fixture, in a dimmable fixture as long as I don't use the dimmable feature?
- Can I use a CFL with an electronic control such as an electronic timer, photo sensor, motion sensors, touch lamps, and remote light control?
- Can I use an LED bulb or a CFL in a totally enclosed fixture?
- Can I use LED or CFL bulbs in a bathroom?
- Can LED bulbs be used in recessed cans, outdoor lights, or track lighting?
- Do ENERGY STAR certified ceiling fans come with a warranty?
- Do incandescent bulbs need to be recycled?
- Do LED or CFL bulbs cause electromagnetic interference?
- Do LED or CFL bulbs produce a hazardous amount of UV light?
- Do LEDs create heat?
- Do LEDs need to be recycled like CFLs or other electronics?
- Does temperature or humidity affect the life of a CFL or LED Bulb?
- Do CFLs contain mercury?
- How can I get free CFL bulbs to give away?
- How do CFLs result in less mercury in the environment compared to traditional light bulbs?
- How does a CFL work?
- How long is the warranty for ENERGY STAR qualified CFLs?
- How much do ENERGY STAR qualified CFLs cost?
- How much energy does it takes to turn on a CFL, compared to leaving it on?
- How should I clean up a broken compact fluorescent light bulb (CFL)?
- How should Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs) be disposed? Do they need to be recycled?
- I have heard that CFLs can overheat and smoke - should I be worried? Why would this happen? Are these bulbs a fire hazard?
- I hear incandescent light bulbs are being phased out? Is that true?
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