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How to Cook and Stay Warm This Holiday Season

HOW TO COOK AND STAY WARM THIS HOLIDAY SEASON ...With Lght Bulbs Did you know that only 10% of the energy in old style incandescent light bulbs goes towards lighting, while the remaing 90% of energy is spent on producing heat? With that in mind, it's no wonder that people are making the switch to LEDS. Not ready to part with your beloved incandescent bulbs? Luckily for you, incandescents make great heaters! COOKING A THANKSGIVING TURKEY AT 350° WITH LIGHT BULBS Electric Oven 2,000 watts of heat 34 258 60W Incandescent Bulbs 9W LED Bulbs (850 lumens each) (850 lumens each) 2,000 watts of heat 2,000 watts of heat which is equivalent to which is equivalent to 1.4 SQ FT 10.3 SQ FT Would fit inside your oven Would fit inside your kitchen which is equivalent to which is equivalent to 28,900 LUMENS 219,300 LUMENS Light of ~5 2-bulb office fluorescent light fixtures Light of ~39 2-bulb office fluorescent light fixtures Okay so cooking with light bulbs is not actually all that extreme, although cooking with LED lights is probably not the best use of space, since they're much better at producing light than heat. But what if (for some bizarre reason) you wanted to heat your entire house with light bulbs? WHAT IF INDEED. HEATING A 2,000 SQUARE FOOT HOME TO 70° F WITH LIGHT BULBS (When it's 50°F outside) Central Heating -11,000 watts of heat 187 1,419 60W Incandescent Bulbs 9W LED Bulbs (850 lumens each) (850 lumens each) -11,000 watts of heat -11,000 watts of heat which is equivalent to ? 7 V which is equivalent to ? 7.5 SQ FT ఇఇ 57 SQ FT ద్థి ఇ 9) e e e e e ee e ఇఇఇ ఇ) ఇఇఇ) ఇ ఇ 9 9 • ఆఇఇ( (్ ్ - Would fit -37 bulbs in each Would fit ~284 bulbs in each 9T bedroom, the living room, and ??? OO kitchen of a 3-bedroom house O bedroom, the living room, and kitchen of a 3-bedroom house which is equivalent to which is equivalent to 158,950 LUMENS 1,206,150 LUMENS BUS Light of ~3 streetlamps Light of ~24 streetlamps HEATING THE NEW ORLEANS SUPERDOME WITH LIGHT BULBS Stadium Heating ~1,200,000 watts of heat 20,424 154,729 60W Incandescent Bulbs 9W LED Bulbs (850 lumens each) -1,200,000 watts of heat (850 lumens each) -1,200,000 watts of heat which is equivalent to which is equivalent to 817 SQ FT 6,189 SQ FT As large as a small condo As large as a city home lot which is equivalent to which is equivalent to 17,360,400 LUMENS 131,519,650 LUMENS As bright as 3 8x4 stadium floodlight arrays As bright as 26 8x4 stadium floodlight arrays Don't feel like cooking and heating your surroundings with an irrational amount of lightbulbs? Maybe it's time to make the switch. aPorch BROUGHT TO YOU BY: www.porch.com

How to Cook and Stay Warm This Holiday Season

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Not ready to part with your beloved incandescent bulbs? Luckily for you, incandescent bulbs make great heaters! Just how great? Read on...

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