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Wal-Mart Selling Own Brand of CFLs Cheap

Wal-Mart is officially releasing its own brand of compact fluorescent light bulb. Cheaper is certainly better for these things, as American consumers still haven't widely adopted the bulbs. Reasons as to why? They're more expensive (though save money in the long run) they're shaped funny, and their light isn't as pleasant (which, as far as I can tell, is complete B.S.)

Anyhow, Wal-Mart is trying to nip away at that first problem by cutting out the middle man and cialis endurance producing its own brand of the bulbs. The "Great Value" brand CFLs will be about 25% cheaper, though no word on the quality. I've had problems with CFLs from Wal-Mart before. Certainly, no one will be happy with their weird new bulbs if they don't work properly.

Wal-Mart's plans to generic viagra canada rx sell 100 million of these things by the end of purchase cialis 2007 might be in jeopardy, because of low adoption rates, but we'll have to wait and see. No doubt, we'll know by the end of the year.
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CFL Adoption Rates
written by Rob, September 21, 2007
I've converted half the bulbs in my house. I haven't done more for two reasons: 1. I feel wasteful replacing perfectly fine bulbs (maybe dumb but it's how I feel). 2. I have a few dimmer switches and I don't think CFL's play nicely with dimmers.

written by Hank, September 21, 2007
I think dimmers really are a big part of the problem. I live in an old house, so I've just got the one in the bedroom, basically functioning as a reading light. But my brother's house...seriously every light is cheapest viagra on net on a dimmer switch. *sigh*

And as for not replacing perfectly fine bulbs...I run on the same policy, and still have a few left in the house that haven't popped yet.
Name brands are better
written by Ron W., September 21, 2007
A lot's going to depend on cialis for women who will supply the CFLs to Wal-Mart. If the bulbs come from GE or Philips or some other company that has manufactured them for a long time, then the "Wal-Mart" brand should be fine.

If it's from a cut-rate producer with no track record in quality control, then it's "buyer beware."
If they stop selling incandescents
written by Webster, September 22, 2007
they should have no problem meeting their goal. They could get a lot closer if they had a CFL dropoff point. I might even buy CFLs there if I could drop my old one off at the same time.
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written by Nick, September 23, 2007
This is certainly encouraging news and I hope ASDA, owned by the Wal-Mart group in the UK, follows suit as the more expensive price is what puts a lot of people off.
CFC =/= Dome ceiling lights
written by Steve, September 24, 2007
A big problem with CFC bulbs is that they aren't appropriate for enclosed dome ceiling lamps. Many people have those kind of lamps.
Possibly Good Idea
written by bpg131313, September 24, 2007
I'm a firm believer in "You get what you pay for". Often times cheapest isn't the best choice and I'm going to have to give these things a serious look over before I consider them for use in my home. As of last year, I use the N:Vision CF Bulb Model# EDXO-14 and love them. I get 100 watts of light (old version) out of these 14 watt bulbs, and I've never had a problem with them.

The only thing I want now is a CF bulb that dims.
dimmable CFLs are available
written by Mark, September 24, 2007
There are now some dimmable CFLs. Google it to find them. I don't have any installed, so I can't comment on pros/cons. I do have A-style CFLs installed in some of viagra pfizer canada my dome lights (including fan lights). They take a while to get bright, especially when cold, but work just fine after that.

My bigger problem is that CFLs don't play well with X10 switching ...
Let's See
written by Brian Green, September 24, 2007
Let's see what Walmart does with their bulbs before we give them the thumbs down. They have to be aware that all eyes are on them and that they've repeatedly talked about being environmentally friendly. Given that, there's a part of me that wants them to succeed with the cheaper bulbs, provided they don't kill the quality in the process.

It sounds, from the posts above, that CFL's still have some limitations. Hopefully there will be further advancements with them and even more incentive to kick the real viagra online incandescent bulbs to the curb. If Walmart really wanted to go all out, they'd install solar powered lights in their parking lots!

written by Sean & Michelle Crosetti, September 25, 2007
We only use one in the garage. The strobing of all fluorescent lights give my wife all sorts of symptoms (Headaches, Nausea, Dizzyness). Thankfully her work has huge 15ft windows she can sit next to so the natural light can mute the affects.

She is working on creating little light shades for them. The thought is buy viagra now the shades will decrease the intensity of the strobing.
written by Dustin Scott Reimer, November 05, 2007
Well I replaced all the bulbs in our townhouse with CFL's since our power company is offering a $1.50 per bulb rebate on my bill as credit. I just saved all the old incandescent bulbs and gave them to my parents who have yet to be convinced of making the switch. Maybe by the time they pop I'll have convinced them to switch as well.
written by Thomas Alex, February 26, 2009
They make CFL Dimmers!
Read The Directions
written by Dennis Trollope, March 15, 2009
Be sure to read the directions for these new CFL light bulbs.
I'm Going With LEDs
written by Bill sawyers, February 05, 2013
I'm just now going with LED's, they are expensive.
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