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Old 02-04-2016, 03:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I must be missing the purpose of this thread. CFL technology was new in the 90's, and in many ways better than incandescent bulbs. Technology has continued, and now we have LEDs that have crappy color temperatures.

One thing I'm certain of, technology will continue to evolve and likely resolve most of the crappy LED color temperature issues, improve efficiency, and reduce the price premium.

Lighting efficiency seems to be one of the least "hot potato" issues that exists. I'd say AGW, Healthcare, and Gun Control are way ahead in the hot potato category. Heck, ethanol is even more controversial.

That reminds me, I have a CFL that went out in my exterior lighting. I'll change it out with a spare. When I finally get through my spares, I'll be switching to LED. Hopefully products that produce 100W equivalent at reasonable prices will exist by then.
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