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- While light dimmers have a useful role setting the mood in a room, they also play a useful role in reducing the energy consumed by the lights under their control.
- Dimmer controls provide variable indoor lighting. When you dim lightbulbs, it reduces their wattage and output, which helps save energy. *
*U.S. Department of Energy
1If there are areas where lower levels of lighting would be acceptable, it may be worth using existing, or perhaps installing new, light dimmers and reducing the level of lighting.
2Consider purchasing smart products and energy efficient lighting products, like those offered by the Ameren Missouri Online Store.
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