Category Archives: Mercury
If you look below you’ll see I made a submission to EECA (Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority) in regard to CFLs (compact fluorescent lamps). These units contain mercury – which is extremely bad for people, animals and the environment. I received … Continue reading
CFLs Contain Mercury. EECA promotes CFLs. IPENZ suggests a mercury label for them. And Germany wants to ban them.
The various approaches to CFLs (compact fluorescent lamps). In New Zealand, March 2011: IPENZ’s (Institution of Professional Engineers) weekly newsletter included an item about its submission to EECA. It included a mention of the mercury issue. The last two bullet … Continue reading
Carolyn at EECA kindly acknowledged receipt of my submission. Refer to my 28 February post for a copy of the submission. Here is Carolyn’s response: Dear Anthony, Thank you for your submission – I have made a note of your concerns … Continue reading
NZ’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is reviewing the Minimum Energy Performance Standard (MEPS) for Compact Fluorescent Lamps. They produced a discussion document and invited submissions. Submissions closed today, 28 Feb 2011. Here’s what I sent them. Submission on … Continue reading