make brighter choices.
Replace regular lightbulbs with compact fluorescent lightbulbs
(CFLs), which use a quarter of the energy of incandescent bulbs and last up to 15 times longer. energy gained.
For every 75-watt incandescent bulb you replace with a 20-watt CFL, you keep the equivalent of 500 pounds of coal from being burned. money saved.
Replacing four bulbs will save $30 per year and $205 over a lifetime. According to the Consumer Energy Center, if you replace 25 percent of your lights in high-use areas (think living rooms, family rooms, kitchens) with CFLs, you can cut your electric bill almost in half. (Wow!)