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Which Light is Right for You

ENERGYTIPSFROM AMBITENERGY BRIGHT IDEAS FOR LIGHTER ENERGY BILLS Which Light Is Right For You? Halogen Incandescent Energy Star CFL Energy Star LED Electricity passes through Electricity passes through a gas-filled tube to produce ultraviolet light. A fluorescent coating inside the tube, phosphor, HOW Light-emitting diodes are small light sources a metal filament until heat THEY makes it glow, and a illuminated by the passage of electrons gas-filled, coated capsule WORK surrounds the filament through semiconductor to keep it hot with less energy makes the light visible. material. DIMMABLE Yes Some Yes ESTIMATED $3.50 $1.20 $1.00 ANNUAL COST* ENERGY SAVINGS** 25% 75% 80% BULBS REQUIRED FOR 50,000 HOURS OF LIGHT*** *To operate 60-watt bulbs, based on 2 hours/day of use ** Over traditional incandescent *** Varies by specific lamp type **** High-power white LEDS Sources: U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency DOD

Which Light is Right for You

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Incandescent, Compact Fluorescent (CFL), Light-Emitting Diode (LED) – which light is the right choice for you and your pockets? Take a look at this infographic from Ambit Energy that details how the...

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