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#52168 - 05/21/05 03:14 PM dimmable compact florescent bulbs  
Glennsparky  Offline
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has anyone had experience with these dimmable florescents that screw into a regular incandescent bulb socket? (medium base?) are they noisy? the quieter the better. any manufacturers to watch out for? i can get them in ENERGY STAR, Greenlite, TCP, Maxlite, and Westinghouse.


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#52169 - 05/23/05 02:05 AM Re: dimmable compact florescent bulbs  
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I had no idea that anyone made a CFL replacement with a Medium Base adapter, which was Dimmable!

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Do they work with standard Incandescent Lamp type Dimmers?

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#52170 - 05/24/05 01:25 PM Re: dimmable compact florescent bulbs  
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Phillips has been making a compact flourescent that dims for about a decade I think. I used them on one house with about 40 recessed cans when the customer saw them on HGTV and requested the same. Since this was an archetect (spelling off) designed house I made him sign off on my disclaimer since I could find no appropriate listing for this lamp in halo recess cans. I did that job in 1998 and the records are in storage now so I am unable to get you the cat number at present.



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