Today, it is necessary for every one of us to become responsible for our planet. And, that means in multiple ways. Reducing energy consumption is one such way. But we need to also consider landfills, and toxic waste. So, replacing the standard tungsten filament light bulb is apparently a good idea. It uses more electricity than other light bulbs, and it burns out quickly compared to some other options. Another problem is that in the summer a tungsten light bulb adds heat to your house.
The method of getting light from a tungsten light bulb is to pass a current through a very thin filament, heating the filament until it glows. So, older light bulbs produce heat as well as light. If this requires your air conditioner to work harder, the power consumption is even greater than that specified on the light bulb. Another problem is you do not have to break the glass to break the filament, so dropping a tungsten light bulb may destroy it even though it still looks fine.
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I expect there will be no option some day.
We have made changes in light fixtures recently. All our replacement are LEDs, though they are expensive we love the glow. LEDs are quite bright compared to our old bulbs.