By WorldWide Energy:
LED lighting is quickly becoming the must-have lights when it comes to energy efficiency. Here are some quick things to know about LED bulbs:
- Incandescents are dead. Inefficient lighting such as the T12 are being phased out and are no longer being produced or manufactured in the U.S. There are other substitutes for incandescent, but LEDs will take you straight into the future of lighting.
- Long live LEDs. On average, LED lightbulbs are rated to last 25,000 hours, and use about 80 percent less energy than incandescent. Plus they are maintenance-free up to five years.
- They’re not cheap. LED lighting is an investment but rebates and tax credits are available to subsidize the cost of energy efficient retrofit projects… Read more