Saving Energy and Saving Money
Every day we turn on the lights more than we think we do. With that said, we do not often think about the energy we are sometimes wasting and the money! Energy- efficient lighting was created to help conserve energy and save our energy bills. Comparing traditional light bulbs to energy- efficient light bulbs, energy- efficient lighting can save up to 80% less energy and can last up to 20 times longer than the traditional light bulb. An energy saving light bulb can be more costly than a traditional light bulb, but during their lifetime use less energy and lost longer.
These money saving light bulbs come in many different colors and different levels to fit to your home needs. Some popular examples of energy- efficient light bulbs include: Halogen Incandescents, Compact fluorescent lamps (CFL’s) and Light Emitting Diodes (LED’s). These light bulbs can be used indoors and outdoors, such as pathway lights and garage lights. With the appropriate light bulbs to save energy, there still comes your part to know when to turn off unnecessary lights to help save your energy bill. Do your part and help save energy and your pockets!
Tips on How to Save:
- Turn off lights when you exit a room.
- Install dimmers ( less energy = less money)
- Unplug any plugs that are not in use.