Category: Lighting

Dimmer switches help set the mood and save energy. Plus, save $3 during Instant Rebate campaigns. Make sure to select energy efficient dimmable light bulbs and choose a dimmer switch that is compatible with the type of bulb you are using.

Use lighting timers to turn lights on and off as needed. Timers add convenience and can increase security. Set timers to turn lamps on and off when you are on vacation, instead of leaving them on the whole time. They are also a great idea for patio and holiday lights. Save $4 a year for… Read more

Use motion sensors to turn on your lights only when needed. Indoor motion sensors are great in areas where you usually have your hands full, like the laundry room or garage. Outdoor motion sensors placed around the exterior of your home add convenience and increased security. You can save about $6 for every light you… Read more

Keep curtains and blinds open on nice days so the sun can light and warm your home.

The average home has over 25 bulbs. If you switch your whole home from incandescent to LED bulbs you could save about $60 a year. A LED or light emitting diode light bulb uses at least 75% less energy than a traditional incandescent bulb and lasts at least 15 times longer. LEDs are available in… Read more