Doing my bit for the environment, I fitted Phillips low energy light bulbs
on the hall and landing the other day.
Middle of the night and we're woken by regular flashes of light a bit like
an alarm strobe - but turns out to be the landing bulb flashing very briefly
once a second.
Doesn't always do it - and the hall is the same. Sometimes it does sometimes
Both light switches have an MK neon locator plate on them (see link) so the
neon is in series with the bulb when the light is off - and it must be that
there is just enough current flowing to trigger the starter on such bulbs or
Wondered if anyone else had hit this problem? If I can't resolve it, I have
some photo-luminescent stick on plastic with a long afterglow so might use