What is a CFL?
Compact Fluorescent Lamps—also known as CFLs—are a type of light bulb that can be used in most conventional light fixtures to replace incandescent bulbs. More…
Why use CFLs?
If each North Carolina home replaced just one standard light bulb with
an energy-efficient CFL, we would:
- Conserve enough energy to light more than 86,000 homes for a year;
- Save more than $15 million in annual energy costs; and
- Cut greenhouse gases equivalent to emissions from 19,000 cars a year.
What can I do?
You can take the pledge, and help North Carolina towards energy independence. Please check our events page to see if there are any CFL giveaways in your area.