LED Holiday Lights
-LED bulbs use 90% less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs.-If you switch over to LED holiday lights, you’ll save an average of $50 over the holiday season on your energy bills (so new lights pay for themselves quick).-LEDs last about 6 times as long as CFLs and 60 times as long as old-school incandescent bulbs, so you have to change them less often.-They’re less likely to cause fires (as much as 90% of the energy consumed by incandescent lights is given off as heat).-Unlike CFLs, LEDs contain no mercury.
– Christmas Light Source, Environmental Lights, and Holiday LEDs – recycle your incandescent holiday lights by mail, and get a discount on new LED ones ($14 and up, before discount).-Lemnis 6-Watt Light Bulb – just released, this dimmable bulb fits in your average lamp socket and gives off light comparable to a 60-watt incandescent bulb; pricey, but you’ll make it back in energy savings over the years ($59).
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