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Re: Riddles with a Prize, by Mantus Anchors

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Originally Posted by svzephyr44 View Post
Flip one switch on and wait a minute. Flip it off and flip another switch on. Go to the attic. The switch you just flipped corresponds to the light that's on. Feel the two bulbs that are off. The switch you flipped first corresponds to the hot bulb, while the switch you never flipped corresponds to the room-temperature
What if the bulbs in the attic are fluorescent? About two-thirds to three-quarters less heat is given off by fluorescent lamps compared to an equivalent installation of incandescent lamps. This greatly reduces the size, cost, and energy consumption.


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