My dad has totally switched over to energy-saving light bulbs. Even Wal-Mart has begun a campaign to sell 100 million of them by 2008. Seems like they're the way to go--Steve and I have pretty much decided to stock our house with them.
Questions though, for those of you who have used them: Are they bright enough? Which brand is best? If you've been using them for awhile, have they lasted longer than conventional bulbs? Any other advice?
Little House in the City, by the way, has promised to document any changes in her electric bill since her switch to compact bulbs. We'll keep you posted.