LED bulbs pricey, but worth considering
a lot tougher these days. This constantly cycling lightbulb lab Consumer Reports tests both compact fluorescent and LED bulbs. The bulbs go on and off every two minutes. Tests show LEDs have some real advantages. Some CFLs burnt out, but all the LEDs are still going strong after 200,000 cycles. And unlike CFLs, some LEDs can be dimmed as low as an incandescent bulb. Another plus - they come to full brightness instantly.