Morristown TN Real Estate For Sale - Light Bulbs Can Reduce Your Energy Bill

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Real Estate Agent with Elite Realty Group

 

Light Bulbs Can Reduce Your Energy Bill
Light Bulbs Can Reduce Your Energy Bill. Light bulbs can help to reduce your energy bill and don't cost as much as other products. Consider that light bulbs are readily available and prices have reduced significantly since they were first introduced.
Lighting a room has often taken a backseat when consumers consider energy efficient ideas. After all, how often do you change a light bulb? And incandescent bulbs use more energy than CFL's and LEDs, which bridges the gap between cost and energy efficiency.
LED bulbs can last up to 10 years and cost less to produce more light versus regular incandescent and CFL bulbs. According to a blog by the Salt River Project (SRP) in 2019, LED lightbulbs cost 75% less to operate and have MANY benefits. An interesting bit of summertime heat gain information; LED bulbs expend 95% of their energy to light the way versus adding heat to a room.
Comparing the energy savings for different bulbs in this link for Energy.gov.
LED bulbs now produce a variety of colors and brightness of bulbs for any area in and around your home and are good for indoor gardens. So consider the location of where the bulb will be located and how much light is needed.
Recently I purchased LED bulbs with light sensors for my outdoor lights to come on automatically at dusk and off at sunrise. I no longer have to remember to turn them on or off, which might be saving me energy but also produces a level of security if I’m away from home.
If you purchase LED bulbs, make sure to look for the Energy Star (ES) label. Without the ES logo, you may not be getting a 10 year light bulb.
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*article by Jan Green
 

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Comments (5)

Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Realty Center 262-567-2455 - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Great information.  Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful day!

Sep 02, 2021 07:17 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Kristin Johnston - REALTOR® thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Sep 03, 2021 10:41 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Norma, I always have the new ones to replace the ones that burn out.  Thanks for the advice.

 

Sep 02, 2021 09:25 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Will Hamm I do too, it gets expensive if you replace them all at one time for sure.  Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Sep 03, 2021 11:03 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I have always been a advocate of using the proper light bulbs Norma J. Elkins 

Sep 02, 2021 09:07 PM
Norma J. Elkins

Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS I agree and it is a pet peeve of mine to walk into a house that has all different kinds of light bulbs in it.  I guess that is my OCD kicking in.  

Sep 03, 2021 11:04 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Norma, when I moved into my new home, the Seller had replaced all the can lights with LED bulbs, should last for a long time.

Sep 03, 2021 05:59 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Joan Cox well that is an added bonus for you for sure.  Have a wonderful weekend!

Sep 03, 2021 11:05 AM
Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Realty Center 262-567-2455 - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Great information.  Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful day!

Sep 08, 2021 06:53 AM