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  •  LEDs my friend, LEDs! (3+ / 0-)
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    Elizaveta, unfangus, james321

    I have can lights in my den, used to use incandescent flood lights and it seemed like I was always replacing them.  Per the advice of contractor friend, I popped in some LEDs, some cheapies from Home Depot.  So far 3 outta four are going strong, one developed a blinking issue about two years into it's life, so it was replaced with a newer better LED.

    •  I've started moving to LEDs, too (2+ / 0-)
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      historys mysteries, ladybug53

      Costco has had them cheap (two sizes) for quite a while.

      Speaking of Costco they have never offered plastic bags or bags at all, far as I know. I don't buy a lot, but I always request a box or bring a canvas bag, and I see lots of folks with re-useable bags for smaller purchases.

    •  Well, as soon as I've run through my (1+ / 0-)
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      ladybug53

      unwisely acquired stash of CFLs.  Waste not, want not.

      But thanks for the info; so far nobody in any store has told me whether one could use LEDs in recessed outlets, or outdoors, or in enclosed fixtures . . . you know, where 95% of light bulbs actually get used.

      Dogs from the street can have all the desirable qualities that one could want from pet dogs. Most adopted stray dogs are usually humble and exceptionally faithful to their owners as if they are grateful for this kindness. -- H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej

      by corvo on Sat Apr 19, 2014 at 10:21:35 AM PDT

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