CFL's - Cool, Clean and Efficient Light
If you are still thinking about making the switch to Compact Fluorescent Bulbs from the old and inefficient incandescent light bulbs, here are some answers that could make the change a little easier.
The Frequently Asked Questions from G.E. discusses everything from use of CFL's in dimmer and 3-way switches, electronic interference, mercury and proper disposal of CFL's, and energy efficiency.
While Compact Fluorescent Lights may not be a "perfect" light source they do use 1/4 to 1/3 the electricity of an incandescent, while lasting longer and generating less heat. And they are available now at a reasonable price in nearly every store that sells "regular" light bulbs. Take a step towards living greener and smarter, replace your old light bulbs with CFL's.