If you’ve been considering changing over your home light bulbs to Energy Saving Light bulbs but keep putting it off, why not make 2013 the year to make the change. Not only can changing them save you money on your fuel bills, it can also help you Reduce your Carbon Footprint at home.
Studies show that energy saving bulbs use up to 80% less electricity than standard bulbs without reducing the output of light. The reduction in electricy used can equal a nice saving on your electricity bill. We’ve worked out a fixed comparison over a fixed time frame to compare the cost of using a 60w standard bulb against a 4w energy saving bulb.
We’ve based our costs on the average price of 18p per kilowatt hour over 8 hours a day/365 days a year.
60w standard Bulb = £31.50 – 4w energy saving Bulb = £2.16
You can see there’s a great difference between the cost of using the bulbs. If you don’t wish to change all the light bulbs in your house at once, just changing one at a time will help save you money.
For some ideas on the types of Energy Saving light bulbs available, visit our Energy Saving Light Bulbs Pinterest board.