LED Lighting: The Best Way towards Cost-Cutting
Electricity consumption is a major component of every American household’s bills. It is a major consideration in monthly budget allocation of every family. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, every American utility customer consumes 10,908 kilowatt hours (kWh) every month in 2013. On an average in the U.S., monthly electricity bills can range from $75 to $203. In Arizona, meanwhile, the average residential monthly electricity bill amounts to $120, making it the 13th in state rankings in terms of monthly electricity consumption and price. For an Arizona household whose median income of $49,774, paying electrical bills is always a problem.
Some families have difficulties in paying their electricity bills. Some families, due to financial crisis, even experience disconnection from their electricity provider. This is why more and more families want to learn about cost-cutting on electricity, while the U.S. Department of Energy recommends the use of LED or Light-Emitting Diode bulbs. According to the Department of Energy’s website, “about 10 percent of the average household’s energy use goes to lighting costs,” so the government recommends energy-efficient methods to cut on electricity costs. LED lights are usually the primary option because they are easy to find in department stores.
LED products are built to last as it can last 25 times longer than incandescent bulbs. It even uses 75% less of the energy usually consumed by other types of lighting. In fact, according to the government, the United States could save around 348 TWh if most households use LED nationwide by 2027.The total 348 TWh is actually the combined annual electrical output of 44 large electric power plants. That means the entire U.S. could save a total of $30 billion all in all in electricity costs! If only more and more people would convert their lights into LED, every household is expected to cut on their electricity consumption.
Families shouldn’t worry if they have stuck with halogen lighting system to LED. There is always an easier way to convert your lights into LED system. The expertise of lighting specialists will be the best guide when converting, though, as the process can be complicated and taxing. It will be a little costly although there are many specialists who do free on-site consultation, which can help minimize the conversion costs. The process of conversion by specialists usually starts with assessment of the current lighting system and the development of a new LED system.
LED bulbs can actually be functional for a total of 50,000 hours with a 5-year warranty. Its efficiency and energy-saving features are enough to make it your perfect choice for your home. Turn to cost-cutting by converting your halogen lighting system now with the help of our friendly lighting specialists from Luxe Outdoor Environments. You may schedule a free onsite lighting system consultation by calling (480) 634-8060. You may also check out the benefits of LED system through their website at landscapelightingscottsdale.com. It’s time to cut on your electricity bills and save more money for the family!