A lot of energy-conscious consumers are disappointed with the range and performance of dimmable CFLs. Leviton says its new Decora CFL Slide Dimmer can help. It’s able to detect the high- and low-end dimming capability of a CFL, and it adjusts power output to improve the bulb’s performance and dimming range. The device works with a wide range of dimmable CFLs (as well as incandescents). It costs about $20. Leviton, 800/323-8920, leviton.com

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