Elevate your home to a truly modern masterpiece by outfitting your lighting fixtures with CFL and LED light bulbs.
Say it with me now. Energy efficient light bulbs, energy efficient light bulbs, energy efficient..., well, I think you’ve got it.
Anyways, CFL and LED may sound like unpopular sports leagues, however, they are becoming more popular lighting options that use less energy and last longer.
“Energy-efficient lighting has reduced costs for many Michigan households and businesses in recent years,” said Brian Wheeler, spokesman for Consumers Energy. “Since 2009, customers have made use of Consumers Energy sponsored rebates and purchased over 11 million energy- efficient bulbs to reduce energy use and costs.”
CFL light bulbs use at least 25% less energy and LED light bulbs use at least 75% less energy than incandescent bulbs.
The best energy efficient light bulbs come with the Energy Star sticker affixed to them. They have energy bill savings of $30 - $75 and can last 10 to 25 times longer than incandescent light bulbs, according to Energy Star.
Despite the clear savings, CFL and LED light bulbs haven’t become quite mainstream yet.