According to Nkomo’s article in 2017

According to Nkomo’s article in 2017, Energy literature proclaims that compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) are an icon of energy efficiency, and that they have favorable economic and environmental benefits over their incandescent counterparts. There are many benefits of having luminescent light which are easy to install, fit normal light fixtures, last longer and use less power to produce the same amount of light and lowers prices over 80 percent (p 14). The potential benefits of moving from a low to high investment lighting equipment should be to raise its net social benefit. Also the actual savings can improve cash flow and release money for family and everyday essentials (Nkomo, 2017, p 17).