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How Light Bulbs Work & Types of Light Bulbs

Lightbulb - 1“Burning the midnight oil” has, in today's day and age, moved from the old fashioned oil lamp to the more convenient means of artificial lighting. Artificial lighting is, after all, the fundamental requirement that we, as humans, rely on when visibility is poor. With light intensity a necessary requirement in all spheres of life, you may have questions about which is the best type of lighting to use for your needs or how a light bulb works. Is a halogen light bulb the same as a sodium vapor one? What are the differences between a tungsten lamp and a mercury fluorescent lamp?

In this comprehensive guide to light bulbs, information is provided on the history of the invention of the light bulb and different types of lighting available today. In addition, we cover ways we can reduce energy consumption and emissions both in home and in businesses.

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