Why Use LED light bulbs to Save Money? Everyone would like to save money!
Did you know that using LED light bulbs could save you considerably on your monthly energy bill.
We are here to briefly explain how we drastically cut our energy bill with one simple process of switching out our incandescent bulbs for LED bulbs! By changing our light bulbs and Cutting our Cable we have lightened our bill load! Why be weighted down with high cost energy bills when you can have a Feather Light Low Cost Energy Bill?
WHAT IS AN LED BULB?
The definition of an LED light bulb is light emitting diode. Lighting from LED bulbs are about 90% more efficient than the incandescent bulb. LED bulbs work by passing an electric current through a microchip which produce a beautiful light! LED bulbs are typically stated as lasting a lifetime.
Hence they do not burn out, rather the light decreases through the years over a lifetime around 30% of light. Typically the lifetime of an LED bulb is 23 years. LED bulbs do not overheat or heat up at all in the results of using what is are called heat sinks which absorb heat. When first introduced, LED bulbs were quite a bit more expensive than incandescent bulbs, however they have now become more affordable. LED bulbs are offered in a range of color tones such as cool, warm, soft, and daylight. LEDs are great long-lasting money saving bulbs!
LED BULB SHAPES & SIZES:
We, like other enjoy seeing our lightbulbs within our light fixtures.
No worries, LED bulbs are offered in a variety of shapes and sizes!
LED shapes and sizes include, standard, globe, candelabra chandelier decorative, outdoor bulbs, and even vintage looking Edison type bulbs!
Fun shaped bulbs thereafter end up looking like a beautiful piece of art within your home, while putting savings in your pocket.
Use LED light bulbs to Save Money
LUMENS VS WATTS
Wattage per light bulbs have been our go-to guide to purchasing the amount of energy used per our chosen light bulb.
Now days we are seeing the term lumens per light bulb. What is lumens?
Lumens is a way of measuring light output of each light bulb.
When comparing or converting Lumens to Watts, a 60 Watt bulb will typically produce around 700-800 Lumens.
LED BULB SAVINGS
As mentioned previously, when you use LED light bulbs you will indeed save money on your energy bill!
This chart explains your savings:
|Incandescent 60 watt||CFL 60 watt||LED 60 watt|
|Approximate cost per bulb||$1||$1.60||$2.75|
|Average lifespan||1,200 hours||8,000 hours||20,000 hours|
|Watts used||60 watts||14 watts||8.5 watts|
|No. of bulbs needed for 20,000 hours of use||17||3||1|
|Total purchase price of bulbs over 23 years||$17||$4.80||$2.75|
|Total cost of electricity used (20,000 hours at $0.12 per kWh)||$144||$33.60||$20.40|
|Total operational cost over 23 years||$161||$38.40||$23.15|
We hope you have enjoyed a brief look into the use of LED light bulbs to Save Money with a Feather Light Low Cost Energy Bill!
Have you switched out your bulbs?
We’d love to hear if it has impacted your energy bill! Leave us a comment below.
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