Enjoy this guest article from our sister company Hot Wire Electric in Greenville, South Carolina:
Looking for an easy way to save money AND help out the environment? If you haven’t switched your bulbs over from traditional incandescents to newer models, now’s a great time to do it!
You may remember the push about a decade ago to get people to switch over to CFL (compact fluorescent lights) or LED (light-emitting diode) bulbs. Perhaps you even tried them, but were put off by the cost or the color of their light.
The good news is that the technology behind these bulbs has come a long way since they were first introduced, making them less expensive, more efficient, and more aesthetically pleasing.
Here’s what you need to know about CFLs and LEDs in the home: