The U.S. spends about one-quarter of its electricity on lighting at a cost of more than $37 billion annually. This type of energy use in your home can be reduced by 50% to 75% simply through new lighting technologies. Considering that lighting accounts for roughly 10% of the home energy bill, this is an easy place to begin increasing efficiency and saving money.
Improving the efficiency of your lighting can be done by implementing no-cost options, new maintenance routines, and of course, upgrades in bulbs and technology. Read on to learn more.