Cfls

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Compact Fluorescent Lamp - Comparison With Incandescent Lamps - Energy Efficiency
... The luminous efficacy of a typical CFL is 50–70 lumens per watt (lm/W) and that of a typical incandescent lamp is 10–17 lm/W ... these lamps have lighting efficiency ranges of 9–11% for CFLs and 1.9–2.6%, for incandescents ... Because of their higher efficacy, CFLs use between one-quarter and one-third of the power of equivalent incandescent lamps ...
Canadian Forces Language School
... The Canadian Forces Language School (CFLS) is an institution of the Canadian Forces responsible for providing language education ... The CFLS has its headquarters in Gatineau, Quebec, along with its National Capital Region Training Company, and detachments at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, and Borden, Ontario ... Since 1993, CFLS Detachment Borden, located at Bldg P 153, has been teaching English as a Foreign Language to military officers from Central and Eastern European countries and Far East Countries ...
Compact Fluorescent Lamp - Disadvantages - Design and Application Issues - Outdoor Use
... CFLs are generally not designed for outdoor use and some will not start in cold weather ... CFLs are available with cold-weather ballasts, which may be rated to as low as −23 °C (−10 °F) ... Cold-cathode CFLs will start and perform in a wide range of temperatures due to their different design ...
Compact Fluorescent Lamp - Efforts To Encourage Adoption
... various organizations have encouraged the adoption of CFLs and other efficient lighting ... Efforts range from publicity to encourage awareness, to direct handouts of CFLs to the public ... Mission Energy Revolution, which by 2007 replaced 20 million incandescent light bulbs with CFL from a total of an estimated 55 million light bulbs in the country ...
Compact Fluorescent Lamp - Disadvantages - Starting Time
... As of 2009, CFLs turn on within a second, but many still take time to achieve full brightness ... Some CFLs are marketed as "instant on" and have no noticeable warm-up period, but others can take up to a minute to reach full brightness, or longer in very cold temperatures ... This and the shorter life of CFLs when turned on and off for short periods may make CFLs less suitable for applications such as motion-activated lighting ...