How Does Changing Light Bulbs Help Save Your Environment? - 07th May 2014

How Does Changing Light Bulbs Help Save Your Environment?

With environmental matters, which affect water and air quality, global climate and even wildlife, it is hard to believe that the individual preferences like changing the lighting bulbs has the capacity make a big difference. In fact, changing the lights from the incandescent to the ‘energy star’ rated bulbs can lessen the impact on the environment to a great extent.

Saves energy

Bulbs, which include LED and CFL, may have a great impact on the utility bills on making the home a greener place to live in. CFLs are compact fluorescent light bulbs, which look like the soft-serve ice cream where as LEDs are the light emitting diodes. Wasted heat produced by the incandescent bulbs may increase the cooling costs of home, which means you will need to pay more for getting your business, home or yard lit up. Changing the outdoor, indoor, business and garage light bulbs to ‘energy star’ light bulbs may add up to the significant savings each year apart from helping the planet to become greener.

Reduces waste

‘Energy star’ qualified bulb can replace 6 incandescents because it lasts 6 times more than than average lighting bulbs. If you make use of twenty New Zealand lighting bulbs in your residence, you have reduced the number of lighting bulbs you throw to just 20 from 120.  LED lights can last for a long time. In fact, LEDs and CFLs save waste and pollution from energy production, transportation, manufacturing and disposal of a number of incandescent lighting bulbs.

Impacts the overall environment

Replacing just one normal light bulb with one energy star qualified light bulb reduces greenhouse emissions to a great extent. Cutting down the greenhouse gas emission is very important as far as combating global warming and climatic changes are concerned.

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