Banazîr the Jedi Hobbit (banazir) wrote,
Banazîr the Jedi Hobbit
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Another Snopescope: Fluorescent Bulbs and Energy

How much energy does it take to power up a fluorescent light bulb versus keeping it on?
I read once that turning one on takes energy equivalent to power it for four hours.
This would seem to indicate that the overhead for incandescent bulbs is about 5 minutes.

Thanks,
Banazir
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