How these Pricy Bulbs Help you Save Money
Comparing the price of an LED light bulb and an incandescent bulb, you’d be shock at the huge difference. But people are not really aware of the investment they give when buying these LEDs. You’re familiar with the situation. You go to the store to replace a couple light bulbs that burnt out and you’re faced with an entire aisle of options: incandescents, LEDs, CFLs, halogens. Which one do you buy? There are many factors that will influence your decision, but you’ll probably go for the one that will offer the best economic value. You’ve heard that the most expensive ones will last longer and use less energy, but it’s important to consider all of your options. Will you really save money paying $25 for a light bulb? It’s true. The cheap incandescent bulbs are very inefficient since most of the energy they consume ends up being used for heat instead of light. For this reason, these bulbs are in the process of being phased out. Just this past month, the 40-watt and 60-watt bulbs have been banned from production, though you can probably still find them in stock at certain retail locations if you search hard enough. So you can either stock up on these ancient bulbs or get with the times and choose a more efficient option. Continue reading The Energy Collective.