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Comparison of Life-Cycle Analyses of Compact Fluorescent and Incandescent Lamps

This paper addresses the debate over compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and incandescents through life-cycle analyses (LCA) conducted in the SimaPro life-cycle analysis program. It compares the environmental impacts of providing a given amount of light (approximately 1,600 lumens) from incandescents and CFLs for 10,000 hours (March 2008).

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Date Of Record Release 2008-08-18 18:11:02
Description This paper addresses the debate over compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and incandescents through life-cycle analyses (LCA) conducted in the SimaPro life-cycle analysis program. It compares the environmental impacts of providing a given amount of light (approximately 1,600 lumens) from incandescents and CFLs for 10,000 hours (March 2008).
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Source Rocky Mountain Institute
Selector Offley
Date Of Record Creation 2008-08-18 18:07:12
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Date Last Modified 2010-12-29 19:08:08
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2008-08-18 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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