Save money and energy! Switch lights off when not needed, use LED bulbs, and consider motion sensors. A brighter home, lower bills!
“Switch off the lights!” probably one of my mom’s favorite admonitions since I was a kid. Do we add to our savings when turning off the lights?!
And saving money is not as simple as turning the light switch off. What else can we do?
It depends on the type and quality of the bulb that you use at home and the cost of electricity per kWh. Some light bulbs wear out faster than others, reducing their light-giving life more often than they are switched on and off.
The least efficient light and 90% of the energy it uses is heat.
TIP: Turn Off if not in use. This will help keep a cool room in summer.
They use the same technology as incandescent lights but more efficient than traditional incandescent lights and are less efficient than CFLs or LED bulbs.
TIP: Turn Off if not in use.
Energy efficient type.
TIP: Turn On- If you will return to a room within 15 minutes
Turn Off- If you will be gone for more than 15 minutes
Top energy saving lighting choice. A great option for on-off sensor operation. It also turns on at full brightness almost instantly. It uses around 75% less electricity to produce the same amount of light and last significantly longer before needing to be replaced.
TIP: Turn- On and Turn-Off whenever you like.
Households devote an average of 10% energy usage to lighting.
Read more on Energy Savings.
Do we add to our savings when turning off the lights? Replace 10 halogen light bulbs to an efficient alternative and you can expect to save around $650 over 10 years on your electricity bill.
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