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Energy Efficient Lighting

Lighting represents 20% of your home's electricity bill and New Jersey's Clean Energy Program has information and resources to help you make smart choices when purchasing LEDs and energy efficient lighting fixtures.  The EPA also offers an ENERGY STAR Lighting Guide.

About Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)

An ENERGY STAR Qualified LED Bulb:

  • Uses dramatically less energy (about 75-80% less energy) to produce an equivalent amount of light. For example, you could use a 10-watt LED and enjoy the same amount of light as a 60-watt incandescent.
  • Has a long lifespan of 50,000 hours or more, which surpasses both the incandescent bulb and the CFL by thousands of hours.
  • Is durable, so it performs well outdoors and in cold temperatures.
  • They even come in dimmable models to create the right ambiance - use this ENERGY STAR guide to make an informed decision and continue to make strides to save energy and the environment.

Efficiency in a light bulb is measured by the number of lumens per watt it provides. The number of lumens shows how bright a bulb is, and watts tell us how much energy it uses.

This chart below compares wattage for incandescent bulbs and the equivalent lumens (light output) to the wattage used by ENERGY STAR qualified CFLs and LEDs.

Light Output Lumens Incandescent Watts CFL Watts LED Watts
450 40 8 - 12 4 - 5
300 - 900 60 13 - 18 6 - 8
1,100 - 1,300 75 - 100 18 - 22 9 - 13
1,600 - 1,800 100 23 - 30 16 - 20
2,600 - 2,800 150 30 - 55 25 - 28

Rebates for commercial lighting installations:

  • Businesses and local governments can achieve significant savings by upgrading their lighting. Look for incentive program details.

Recycling Options

LEDs last a very long time, so you won't have to think about disposing of them very often. However, they should be disposed of properly, and many major retailers will recycle them for free. For safe recycling recommendations, visit recycleabulb.com.

 


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