Apples and Oranges? Compare Energy Efficiency and Light Bulb Costs
Tom Sullivan of Sullivan Electrical Contractors in Oak Forest does his homework before tackling any job. He shared some facts & figures he found when comparing energy efficiency and energy costs in a recent study.
|Energy efficiency & costs||LEDs||Incandescent bulbs||CFLs|
|Life span (average)||50,000 hours||1,200 hours||8,000 hours|
Watts of electricity used
|6-8 watts||60 watts||13-15 watts|
|Annual operating cost||$32.85/yr.||$328.59/yr.||$76.65/yr.|