Lighting makes up roughly 10% of your domestic electricity consumption.
Remember to check your lighting as the seasons change
The time to check your lighting is in the spring and in the autumn. Control the lighting with light-sensitive switches and motion detectors and set your outdoor lighting to only switch on when it gets dark. Turn off unnecessary lights indoors. You’ll save electricity just like that. Energy-saving light bulbs are best for general lighting, while LED and halogen lights are good for spotlights, accent lighting and mood lighting.
Use natural light whenever possible. Use motion detectors and light-sensitive switches to turn on the lights at the right time and automatically turn them off when it’s bright daylight or when no one is on the premises.
LED lights consume up to 80% less energy than light bulbs. LED lights also have a long lifespan.
Lighting makes up roughly 10% of your domestic electricity consumption. Reducing the energy consumption of lighting reduces its greenhouse emissions and, thereby, its environmental effect.
Replace old light bulbs with energy-efficient LED lights
Replace the bulbs of indoor and outdoor lights with LED lights. LED lights have a long lifespan because their burning time is at least 10,000 hours. They also consume less electricity than other light sources. You’ll save on your energy costs. If you have a lot of light fixtures in your home, you can save EUR 10–20 per month.
Small changes to reduce your lighting costs
You can reduce the energy consumption of your lights by up to 20% with a few small changes. Replace your light bulbs with energy-saving bulbs, turn off the lights when you leave a room and install timers, light-sensitive switches and motion detectors.
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