It makes financial sense to switch to A-rated bulbs
Replace seven incandescent bulbs with A-rated equivalents and save 67 Euros per year. That’s the key message in the Trust’s energy saving campaign launched on 16 October 2006.
LEDs are energy efficient light sources with a long lifetime
LEDs are small electronic semi-conductor chips which radiate light when current flows through them. They come in both coloured and white versions and typically use 0.1-5 watts.
Halogen and incandescent bulbs.
Motion and dusk sensors
Motion and dusk sensors, and clock timers switch lights on and off when there is movement, when it gets dark, or at set times.
Persistent myths about energy saving bulbs and fluorescent lamps
A-rated energy saving bulbs give out cold light, and fluorescent lamps cause migraines. These are a couple of classic lighting myths that you might have encountered. Find out here if they can be confirmed or denied.