Heat replacement effect of incandescent light bulbs in Finnish households

Merkebu Zenebe Degefa*, Matti Lehtonen

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A combined lighting and heating CO2 emission analysis is made for single-family detached households having lighting from incandescent light bulbs (ILBs) compared with those having energy saving lamps, taking in to consideration three temperature regions in Finland. Significance of heat replacement effect of incandescent bulbs is presented based on actual household consumptions and nationwide analytical calculation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2011 10th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering, EEEIC.EU 2011 - Conference Proceedings
Publication statusPublished - 2011
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventInternational Scientific Conference Electric Power Engineering - Rome, Italy
Duration: 8 May 201111 May 2011
Conference number: 10


ConferenceInternational Scientific Conference Electric Power Engineering
Abbreviated titleEEEIC


  • emission
  • heat replacement
  • heating
  • lighting


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