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not so free light bulbs - farmer laboratory

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Published on Jul 25, 2012

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This video covers:
- how the power company charges more to pay for "free" light bulbs
- the goal is fewer power plants
- a five dollar clothes line would save more
- energy audits are lame
- the longevity of light bulbs - tested
- situations of using a light for 30 seconds or less
- the luminosity for the first 30 seconds
- the amount of electricity to construct a light bulb
- CFL subsidies in australia and the incandescent ban
- total energy cost of a CFL
- CFL toxicity during construction, during use and after disposal
- the 2008 data sheet from the EPA comparing mercury pollution
- IQ Drop
- impact on concentration
- UV burns
- catching on fire
- epipleptic siezures
- cataracts
- cancer

Thanks to all the folks that chipped in through kickstarter for this video. Including the "executive producer of odd smells" http://makeitmissoula.com

Thanks to Camille Pearl and Durk Collins for playing parts.


Relevant:
http://www.permies.com/t/5760/energy/...
http://www.permies.com/t/5761/energy/...
http://www.richsoil.com/rocket-stove-...
http://www.richsoil.com/electric-heat...
http://www.permies.com/t/6077/energy/...

music by Jimmy Pardo

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