The environmental impact of compact fluorescent lamps and incandescent lamps for Australian conditions

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Parsons, David. 2006. "The environmental impact of compact fluorescent lamps and incandescent lamps for Australian conditions." The Environmental Engineer. 7 (2), pp. 8-14.
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The environmental impact of compact fluorescent lamps and incandescent lamps for Australian conditions

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AuthorParsons, David
Journal TitleThe Environmental Engineer
Journal Citation7 (2), pp. 8-14
Number of Pages14
Year2006
Place of PublicationSydney, Australia
Web Address (URL)http://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/learned-groups/technical-societies/society-for-sustainability-and-environmental-engineering-ssee/society-for-sustainability-and-environmental-engineering-ssee.cfm
Abstract

Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) have become one of the most effective energy conserving light sources for consumer use because they consume about 20% of the energy used by incandescent lamps for the same light output. This reduction in energy consumption would also be expected to have beneficial impacts in health and other environmental areas. This paper confirms that expected benefits do in fact occur but also assesses the performance of both types of lamps for their use of material, power factors and harmonic current demand.

Keywordscompact fluorescent lamps; incandescent lamps; life cycle assessment; environmental impact
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020350505. Occupational and workplace health and safety
330105. Architectural science and technology
401102. Environmentally sustainable engineering
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