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Lighting accounts for 6% of yearly energy use for a typical household in your area.
Why? Inefficient incandescent bulbs, despite their low initial price tag, are costly to run and replace in the long term. Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs)...
Save up to $85 over bulb life
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Why? Overhead bulbs can brighten a space, but often use more light than you really need. Using a kitchen counter light while preparing dinner—or a small lamp to...
Save up to $45 per year
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Why? In an average home, lighting accounts for nearly 9% of electricity costs. Turning lights off when you're not in the room is a simple way for you to make a...
221 people do this
Why? Light-emitting diode (LED) light bulbs use 75 less energy to produce the same amount of light as conventional incandescent bulbs. Though they may cost more to...
Save up to $215 over bulb life
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Why? A standard light switch gives you two lighting options—full brightness or none at all. Dimmers give you more control over the level of light in a room, which...
Save up to $35 per year
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Why? Holiday lights can add charm to your home, but they also increase your electricity bill. If you are in the market for new holiday lights, purchase...
Save up to $10 per 100 bulbs per season
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Why? It's hard to remember to turn off lights and other devices when they're not in use. Timers and occupancy sensors work automatically so you can see maximum...
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Why? Though you're rarely awake to see them, outdoor lamps left on all night can consume more electricity than most of your other light fixtures. However, motion...
Save up to $40 per year
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Why? Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) offer an easy and affordable way to save energy and money, but these lights may not operate as efficiently as possible with light...
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Why? For safety, it's important to keep doors and walkways well lit, and a brightened outdoor space may add aesthetic value to your home. Outdoor lights that stay...
Save up to $50 per light per year
12 people do this