Switching to LED bulbs is one of the easiest ways to reduce your electricity consumption. Other benefits include:
- Energy savings: LED light bulbs use 80-90% less energy than traditional bulbs, resulting in lower bills.
- Longevity: LED bulbs have a longer lifespan too, often lasting for years and reducing the number of bulbs going to landfill.
- Cooler operation: Energy-efficient bulbs stay cool during use, minimising overheating risks and keeping your house cooler on hot days.
- Light quality: You can choose your colour temperature with LED bulbs or opt for bulbs that can even change colour according to your preference or mood.
- Instant illumination: Unlike traditional bulbs, LEDs provide instant full brightness.
- Versatility: Energy-efficient bulbs come in various shapes and sizes, making them adaptable to different fixtures and settings.
Making the switch
It’s quick and easy, and you can do it yourself!
- Assess: Evaluate the areas in your home where lighting upgrades are needed and find the best bulb options for each space.
- Bulb selection: Choose energy-efficient LED lamps or fittings that match your lighting preferences and fixture specifications.
- Install: Replace traditional bulbs and fittings with energy-efficient options, ensuring proper installation and compatibility with your fixtures. This may require to ensure the fittings and fixtures are safely installed.