Lumens vs Watts
When buying high-efficiency bulbs, the output is stated in lumens. Click here to convert standard bulb sizes to lumens, and information on new light labeling standards.
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Compact Fluorescent Light(CFL) Bulbs
Regular incandescent light bulbs are very inefficient.
In fact, over half the energy consumed by a standard incandescent light bulb
produces heat, not light. Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) bulbs are more efficient
than incandescent bulbs. A CFL bulbs typically uses 65%-75% less energy than an
incandescent bulb to provide the same amount of light. Another benefit of CFL bulbs
is that they last up to 10 times longer than a regular light bulb.
How Much Can You Save?
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Home Gadgets That Can Save You Energy
“An ever-increasing array of modern gadgets may be making our lives easier, but all these gizmos are also taking a toll on monthly utility bills. While most gadgets are energy hogs, an increasing number of products can actually help you slash your home energy costs.” (source: FoxNews.com)