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Compact fluorescent lamps
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The development of very stable phosphors with a narrow band emission opened the way to a further miniaturization of fluorescent lamps. A discussion is presented of the present possibilities to reduce lamp dimensions to a degree that makes them suitable for home 

Long-term performance of screwbase compact fluorescent lamps
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ABSTRACT Over the past several years, screwbase compact fluorescent lamps (SCFLs) have been promoted as replacements for incandescent lamps in interior and exterior luminaires. One commonly quoted benefit for SCFLs is longer life. The lamp industry uses the 3-hour- 

An investigation of the effect of operating cycles on the life of compact fluorescent lamps
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ABSTRACT While compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and associated ballasts are undergoing rapid development in the US, and manufacturers and energy advocacy groups promote them as having lifetimes greater than ten times those of incandescent lamps, little public 

Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL)–Implications for Distribution Networks
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ABSTRACT The desire to reduce electrical loading by using energy efficient lighting has resulted in a high level of interest in replacing conventional incandescent lamps with Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL). CFLs are however, a nonlinear load hence inject 

Comparison of life-cycle analyses of compact fluorescent and incandescent lamps based on rated life of compact fluorescent lamp
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ABSTRACT This paper addresses the debate over compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and incandescents through life-cycle analyses (LCA) conducted in the SimaPro 1 life-cycle analysis program. It compares the environmental impacts of providing a given amount of 

Harmonic performance of standard and compact fluorescent lamps
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ABSTRACT Power Quality is becoming an importa. nt issue due to the increasing number of devices being connected that draw a non-sinusoidal current waveform. Many loads connected to a power system rely on a stable sinusoidal supply voltage and if power 

Harmonic distortions produced by compact fluorescent lamps in distribution networks
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ABSTRACT This article presents some reached excellent results in the development of an analysis methodology for the harmonic chains interference produced by compact fluorescent lamps on the distribution circuits in low voltage (127/220 V). In such a way, they are 

On the substitution of incandescent lamps by compact fluorescent lamps: switch on behaviour and photometric distribution
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The first objective of this paper is to analyze the time required for different CFL to reach their nominal flux. While some lamps start rapidly (1.5 minutes to reach 90% of the nominal flux), others require a very long delay to reach their nominal flux and to stabilize (more than 15 

The Effects of Compact Fluorescent Lamps on Power Quality
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ABSTRACT Much attention has been placed on energy efficiency in recent days as there will a need to build more power stations if load growth continues. This has resulted in the development and marketing of many products designed to reduce energy consumption. 

Peruvian program for the substitution of incandescent lamps for compact fluorescent lamps
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ABSTRACT faced with a possible deficit in energy supply, especially electricity, forecast for the years 1995 and 1996 owing to Peru's sudden economic growth during the years 1993- 1994 and declining rainfall levels affecting the hydrapower system over the last months of 

Scenarios for a large scale installation of compact fluorescent lamps: influence on the power quality.
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ABSTRACT The energy efficiency of the compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) is the main motivation of the promotion policies to replace the tungsten filament bulbs with them. However, their high harmonic content was always a problem for the power quality of the 

Impact of compact fluorescent lamps on energy transmission losses and power quality
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ABSTRACT The compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), called also saving bulbs, produce the same luminous flux as incandescent lamps (normal bulbs)(ILs), but require only 20 to 25 percents of the power required by the ILs. However, it is often neglected that CLFs behave as 

VIPower: SELF–OSCILLATING CONVERTER USING VK05CFL FOR COMPACT FLUORESCENT LAMPS
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ABSTRACT This application note introduces a new self–oscillating converter based on VK05CFL device to drive SE,DE, and TE fluorescent tubes. The design is intended for 5 to 23W fluorescent lamps and 110V, 230V±20% main voltage.

ANALYSIS OF PRICE AND NON-PRICE FACTORS INFLUENCING THE ADOPTION OFCOMPACT FLUORESCENT LAMPS BY EUROPEAN HOUSEHOLDS
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ABSTRACT It is often stated that the price of an energy-efficient compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) is the key determinant of consumer acceptance. Little systematic international research has been conducted, however, in this area. This paper presents results of price 

Final Report on a Consumer Research Study about Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs)
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Executive Summary: Artcraft Research was commissioned by the Australia Greenhouse Office (AGO) within the Australian Department of the Environment and Heritage to conduct a research study, the overall objectives of which were to establish current knowledge, 

Performance Evaluations and Comparative Electromagnetic Compatibility Measurements onCompact Fluorescent Lamps
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ABSTRACT When compared to standard incandescent light bulbs, compact fluorescent lights (CFL) provide multiple benefits and give much longer lifetime and lower power consumption. Available in a wide variety of models and various wattages, efficiency types and prices, 

Compact fluorescent lamps-an electronic ballast's perspective
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Fluorescent lamp performance specifications relevant to high frequency or dc operation are usually scarce or non-existent. This hampers the ballast designer and is the primary reason for the large performance variations in both commercial and industrial battery powered 

Performance Evaluations of Compact Fluorescent Lamps: What Does Equivalent Really Mean?
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Utility demand-side management (DSM) programs for residential lighting have promoted screwbase compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) as replacements for incandescent lamps. The success of these programs depends fundamentally upon customer acceptance of CFLs. 

Improving the Performance of Integral Screw-Base Compact Fluorescent Lamps in a Base-Down Burning Position Using Thermal Bridge Systems
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ABSTRACT Many residential applications of the integral ballast, screw base compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) require a base-down orientation, as exemplified by table and floor lamps. Positioning CFLs base-down results in a 10-25% loss in lumen output, due to 

The European Quality Charter for Compact Fluorescent Lamps
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ABSTRACT The European Commission, in collaboration with public and private stakeholders, released the European Quality Charter for Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL). The Charter applies to self-ballasted, one-and two-part electronic CFLs. It lays down 

Maximizing the economic benefits of compact fluorescent lamps
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ABSTRACT Energy efficient lighting greatly reduces the demand for electricity and its associated environmental impacts. The compact fluorescent lamp is a high efficiency alternative with a long life in continuous service. This paper examines the impact of on/off 

Estimation of Ambient Electric Fields Generated by Dirty Electricity from Compact Fluorescent Lamps
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G Gajda, A Thansandote, E Lemay , ics. org/bems2010/ ,bioelectromagnetics.org The concept of dirty electricity has been the focus of studies with respect to its possible association with certain diseases, for example cancer and diabetes [Milham and Lloyd Morgan (2008)][Havas (2008)]. Yet, there is no definition of the term dirty electricity in the 

Performance of compact fluorescent lamps at different ambient temperatures
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Compact fluorescent lamps are used to replace incandescent lamps to aid in energy conservation in commercial and domestic lighting applications. In particular, they offer the benefits of much longer life and lower operating costs in a reasonably similar package2 

Retrofitting domestically used incandescent lamps with compact fluorescent program
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Rationalization of energy consumption is a major national concern. In Kuwait, where energy prices are highly subsidized by the Ministry of Energy (MOE), efforts to rectify national energy consumption were sought by MOE. The work discussed in this article aims to 

" The design of a compact photometer for tubular fluorescent lamps
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ABSTRACT The accurate measurement of total luminous flux from long tubular fluorescent lamps is usually achieved by using a large diameter integrating sphere. A compact, high performance alternative is realized by integrating the light output over the entire length of 

Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL) and Mercury
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Replacement of conventional incandescent light globes with Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) is a measure designed to improve energy efficiency because of their relatively longer lifespan and lower energy consumption. However CFLs, 

Evaluation of luminous efficacy of compact fluorescent lamps using capacitive coupling
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ABSTRACT Due to recent tendencies to eliminate the electrodes in discharge lamps, this paper presents a feasitdity study to determine whether is possible to replace elecfrode terminals with capacitance coupling operating QS glow discharge. The results showed 

Environmental Impact for Replacement of Incandescent Lamps by Compact Fluorescent Lamps
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LN Leanza, JR Parente ,life ABSTRACT The world replacement of incandescent lamps by compact fluorescent lamps has motivated us to carry out the present work whose objective is to establish indicators of the favorable and unfavorable situations that it generates. This work is based on a 

Promotion of compact fluorescent lamps in argentine house-holds: impact on users and on the distribution company
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In the Argentine residential sector, efficient lighting offers a significant energy savings potential. Although refrigerators and freezers consume a similar amount of energy and with large energy savings potential, the longer life time of the equipment implies a slower 

Compact Fluorescent Lamps Qualified as Complying with the ELI Voluntary Technical Specification Manufacturer Number of CFL models
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B Shadow, CE Lighting, I Asian ,efficientlighting.net Compact Fluorescent Lamps Qualified as Complying with the ELI Voluntary Technical Specification Manufacturer Number of CFL models Beauty Shadow 3 CE Lighting 3 Duraluz 3 General Electric 27 GFL 4 Gulf Advance 2 Indo Asian 1 Lumin8 1 Osram 18 Philips 18 Tintim 11 Ultralite 3 

The electrical performance of modern compact fluorescent lamps
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ABSTRACT Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL) are highly nonlinear devices which are likely to experience very high growth in penetration levels, especially in domestic environments, in Australia over the next 2–3 years. This will occur due to the decision taken by the 

Radiated radiofrequency emission from the plasma of compact fluorescent lamps
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ABSTRACT International EMC standards describe the measurement environment (setup, equipment, frequencies) and applicable limits for the electromagnetic emission testing of lighting equipment, including compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs). These standards 

RESIDENTIAL ENERGY EFFICIENT LIGHTING BY PROMOTING FLUORESCENT COMPACT LAMPS UNDER THE FRAME OF IEE PROGRAMME EnERLIn
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Both in European Union countries and in Romania, the residential sector represents an important potential for the reduction of energy consumption. The energy consumption in this sector is focused on lighting and domestic appliances and heating/air conditioning/hot 

An overview of the impacts of compact fluorescent lamps implementation
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J Niitsoo ,egdk.ttu.ee ABSTRACT European Union (EU) is continually promoting energy efficiency among electricity consumers. One of the latest EU activities that influence us all is to limit the use of traditional incandescent lamps by replacing them gradually with compact fluorescent lamps (CFL). 

Electromagnetic Fields Radiated by Fluorescent and Compact Fluorescent Lamps
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D Sebastio, C Oliveira, G Carpinteiro, D Ladeira ,Power [W] ,av.it.pt ABSTRACT In the scope of the monIT Project, it was found that fluorescent and compact fluorescent lamps are also important sources of radiation. More than increasing EMF levels in a particular environment, the radiation from ballasts may cause electronic interference 

THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF COMPACT FLUORESCENT LAMPS AND INCANDESCENT
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ARC Sivandran, D Horn, WAC Choirmon ,energymad.com Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) have become one of the most efl'ective energy conserving light sources for consumeL use because they consume about 20% of the energy used by incandescent lamps for the same light output. This reduction in energy 

Increasing Market Acceptance of Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs)
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CF Lamps, J Fullam, C O'Rourke, M Overington, M Rea ,streetlightingresearch.org Executive Summary The Lighting Research Center (LRC), in cooperation with the ENERGY STAR program under the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy, investigated methods of increasing the market acceptance of screwbase compact 

Release of elemental mercury from broken compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs)
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implemented in phases, completing in 2012. One of the possible substitutes are compact fluorescent lamps (CFL), which, however, do contain up to 5 mg of mercury in its 

Dimming of Compact Fluorescent Lamps and One of Its Related Aspects–Electromagnetic Compatibility
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ABSTRACT The replacement of the disappearing incandescent lamps will be realized at a significant scale by compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs). Light regulation is a popular feature that is easily provided by incandescent lamps using a simple electronic equipment, the 

A Review of the Reflector Compact Fluorescent Lamps Technology Procurement Program: Conclusions and Results
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ABSTRACT This report describes a project sponsored by the US Department of Energy (DOE) and implemented by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) from 2001 to 2007 to improve the performance and availability of reflector type (R-lamp) compact fluorescent 

The Effects of Su4040Iy Harmonics on the performan& of Compact-Fluorescent Lamps
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R Arseneau, MJ Ouellette ABSTRACT This paper describes a performance evaluation of ten compact fluorescent lighting systems operated with sinusoidal and distorted voltage waveform conditions. The lamps were either provided with an electronic ballast, a magnetic core ballast or a magnetic core 

Energy Efficient Project with Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) in Belize
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L Rivera ,Climate Change and Development Case Book ,ecodecision.com.ec The Energy and Climate Change Programme is a regional project funded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) that works on the identification, design and monitoring of climate change related projects to promote the reduction of greenhouse gas 

Performance of compact fluorescent lamps at different ambient
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Procedure Using a large environmental chamber, NIST per· formed a number of tests on the compact fluorescent samples at six different ambient temperatures. The in· tent of the research project was to investigate the sen· sitivity of different compact fluorescent lamp 

COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS FOR INTRODUCTION OF COMPACT FLUORESCENT LAMPS
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JR Lucas, W Fernando, VB Wijekoon ,elect.mrt.ac.lk The energy demand for lighting is estimated at 30% of the total household electricity demand. In 1995, 410 GWh of electricity is estimated to be used for lighting. The daily load curves for the country show that the peak occur during the hours of 1800 to 2200. When a 

The design of an emergency lighting system for compact fluorescent lamps
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S Marais ,cosine.co.za Synopsis: Compact fluorescent emergency luminaires present unique challenges. Not only must the emergency gear and ballast be crammed into small confines of the luminaire but there is the additional problem of excessive temperature to deal with. This paper 

How efficient are compact fluorescent lamps?
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The Australian Government wants to ban the use of incandescent lamps. The German Minister for the Environment approves and is thinking of taking up the idea. Replacing an incandescent bulb by a compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) does indeed save around 75% of 

Impact of Compact Fluorescent Lamps on the Excessive Transmission Line Losses
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K Deelak, P Sukic, G tumberger ,icrepq.com ABSTRACT The proposed paper deals with the calculation of the excessive transmission line losses caused by the compact fluorescent lamps. The number of the installed compact fluorescent lamps is rapidly increased, nowadays. Since such a lamps have large impact 

USING FINANCIAL INCENTIVES TO PROMOTE COMPACT FLUORESCENT LAMPS IN EUROPE
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ABSTRACT Between late-1987 and mid-1991, many electric utilities in Europe offered ?nancial incentives to promote the use of energy-ef?cient compact ?uorescent lamps (CFLs). At least 51 programmes have taken place in 10 countries:

STUDY ON THE PARAMETERS OF COMPACT FLUORESCENT LAMPS FROM THE MIDDLE PRICE RANGE
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ABSTRACT This paper summarizes the results from a study of the performance of flux, the temperature in the socket, current, power and power factor, depending on the supply voltage of compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) from the middle price range. The study was conducted 

DAMAGES IN COMPACT FLUORESCENT LAMPS
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ABSTRACT Some of the most common cases of damage arising in compact fluorescent lamps are discussed, their characteristics and their causes. Analysis of the possibilities to improve the life expectancy of any part of these lamps and preventive measures to avoid 


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