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GU26 ? GU18 ? GU13 ?

Posted by Nick Majors on

The GU24 (2 pin twist & plug) connector is an established standard for energy efficient CFL (Compact Fluorescent) light bulbs. Recently a client asked about GU26's? Having never heard of a GU26 connector - it took a little research to learn that at least one manufacturer was using terms like GU13 / GU18 / GU23 / GU26 - as "part numbers" . . . leading some consumers to think that it was the specification for yet another bulb / connector type. So a 'GU26' is actually a GU24 - 26 watt - CFL Spiral Twister; and 'GU18' = GU24 - 18 watt,  'GU13' = GU24 -...

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CFL Plug-In Light Bulbs

Posted by Nick Majors on

Many people don’t know much about 2 prong (or 2 pin) / 4 prong (or 4 pin) – CFL Plug in Light bulbs. But if you are a Building or Property Manager – you likely go through hundreds of these Energy Efficient Bulbs every year and know how difficult it can be to find, locate & order them when needed. Elightful Products & Services Inc – has created a specialized, one stop website (at www.cflplugins.com) to organize, explain and categorize these bulb types in a clear and comprehensive way that has never been done before.  The new site also features Volume Pricing for orders of 10+ or more of any item. Please take...

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Now accepting SaveOnEnergy year-round coupons! (in-store)

Posted by Nick Majors on

eLightful is pleased to announce that we have been accepted as a SaveOnEnergy - participating retailer for 2015. This coupons program provides discounts on qualified EnergyStar rated light bulbs (in-store only) 2015 year-round coupons are now accepted and the big Spring Coupon Event is coming soon (Friday, March 27 - Sunday, April 26)    

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About the Phasing Out of Incandescent Light Bulbs in Canada

Posted by Nick Majors on

The basic incandescent light bulb has been around for more than 100 years. However, in recent years, a number of countries have taken steps to phase out the usage of these bulbs. The main reason that countries want to reduce usage of incandescent bulbs is that they use energy very inefficiently. In fact, about 95% of the power used by a typical incandescent light bulb is converted into heat rather than light. Many other types of light bulbs are more energy-efficient than incandescent light bulbs. Canada is one of the countries that has taken steps to phase out the usage of...

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Why Buy Light Bulbs Online from eLightful Canada

Posted by Nick Majors on

At eLightful Toronto, it is our goal to make finding and buying light bulbs easier. We understand that you don't have the time or the desire to spend hours driving to and from big box stores in a quest to find the bulbs you need for your home or office.  That's why we offer an extensive variety of CFL, LED, fluorescent, halogen and incandescent light bulbs for delivery from our location in the Toronto Canada GTA area.  We Make it Easy to Find Light Bulbs Online Several downtown Toronto condos and apartments have light fixtures that require non-standard or hard-to-find light bulbs....

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