Consumer Technology energy efficient light bulb calculator

Published on April 25th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

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Energy-Efficient Light Bulb Savings Calculator

April 25th, 2012 by  

 
energy efficient light bulb calculator

GE has launched a cool energy-efficient light bulb savings calculator on its GE Lighting website. The calculator, of course, only features GE light bulbs (6 of them) — would be great if someone created such a calculator/webpage for a larger selection, especially with some LED bulbs added in (update: here’s a nice LED bulb savings calculator a reader shared int he comments below). Nonetheless, I think the main purpose this serves is showing people how much they can save by switching to more efficient bulbs. Playing with the calculator for a second, I think you are definitely pushed to go for the most efficient bulbs, since they clearly offer the most savings.

Anyway, take a stroll on over to the calculator to check it out yourself and be sure to share it with others, especially those less likely to already be aware of the financial savings that come from energy-efficient lighting.

Of course, not all light can be measured and compared, but for that which can be….





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