- use about 75% less energy
- last about 10 times longer,
- give off bright, pleasant light,
- come in lots of shapes and sizes, and
- save about $54 in total costs over the lifetime of each CFL*.
*From the EPA CFL calculator comparing a 60 watt bulb (using today's average 8.52 cents per kWh rate for a Dominion Virginia Power residential customer). Remember to change the rate when using this calculator.