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Task lighting from lamps can reduce the need for ambient lighting in large spaces, which reduces overall energy use. LEDs are dimmable and come in a variety of brightness levels, colors and wattages. They are more durable than incandescent or CFL bulbs, and unlike CFLs, don't contain mercury.

ENERGY STAR® Certified Light Bulbs:

  • Use up to 70-90% less energy than standard bulbs
  • Last at least 15 times longer and saves about $55 in electricity costs over its lifetime

*U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. ENERGY STAR program
Get Started
  • 1
    Get help matching your existing bulb and its color, take examples of your existing bulbs to a hardware store that has a wide range of energy efficient light bulbs.
  • 2
    Replace your hard-to-reach areas or most frequently used bulb to save the most and be inconvenienced the least.
Frequently Asked Questions
  • If I complete this measure, can I track my savings over time?
    If you mark an item on your plan as completed, we will track your estimated energy use and savings over time. We can use this to find additional savings options.
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  • How can I make sure the product I buy qualifies for available rebates?
    You can search across the major retailers (e.g. Best Buy, Amazon) for products that qualify for rebates.
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