Replacing old lamps and bulbs for more energy efficient options save money on bills and reduces the need to constantly replace shorter lifespan products.
LED's are a sensible investment. They are considered the greenest lighting option and will last for upto 25 years. LED's save so much electricity compared to standard lamps they can pay for themselves within 12 to 18 months depending on the individual usage. Quality LED's do not use hazardous materials, making them safe for any room and also easy to dispose of at the end of their life.
There are many ways to reduse energy usage such as using sensor controls, timers and replacing old appliances with new energy rated products.
Lighting plans can be produced for both new builds and refurbishments showing cost and carbon savings. We can help you with these decisions and show you a range of options that suit you best. Conatct Lynn Ward for more details.
Lighting accounts for approximately 20% of our household electricity bill. Energy is charged in pence per kWh.
1000 w = 1kWh
Watts are the immediate usage of a product and when multiplied by the amount of time in use to convert to kWh.
100w lamp/bulb if used for 1 hour will use 0.1kWh of electricity
If used for 10 hours this will use 1kWh of electricity
By using an energy monitor it can help you to understand where you are using electicity, it can be monitored in money, watts or even CO2. Call us on 023 8038 5358 to find out more.