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CFL – Defined

A compact fluorescent light bulb. It uses 65 percent less energy than a traditional incandescent bulb.Practical info: A single CFL saves approximately $30 over its lifetime and will pay for itself in about six months.

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Photo of Laura LanghamLaura LanghamEnergy Conservation Program Manager (919) 515-8474 laura_langham@ncsu.eduAgricultural and Human Sciences - NC State University
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