What kind of light bulbs to use? this questions is the most important when choosing the lights in your new home. Today there is more and more discussion about “smart” homes that control everything from your heating and cooling systems to your window shades. LED which stands for Light Emitting Diode. This technology is the preferred lighting style. So should your new home go LED?
What are the benefits of LEDs over incandescent bulbs? Incandescent bulbs convert only 10 percent of the energy they use into light the rest produces heat, LEDs turn 95 percent of energy into light. They’re more efficient and use less energy and they don’t generate unwanted heat. Also, last much longer with an average life for Energy Star-certified LED bulbs is about 20 years. Pricing on LED lights continues to drop, and over time, you’ll save money. LED will reduce your energy consumption by 70 to 90 percent and save approximately $30 to $80 on utility bills over the lifetime of the bulb. The quality of light from LEDs to CFL bulbs are actually closer to natural light.
Should you opt for LED lighting throughout your new home? That’s a choice for you, but it’s helpful to begin thinking about the costs and benefits. We care about giving you the best products built, using smart, innovative and energy efficient construction techniques that add value to your home while saving you energy. We’re happy to talk to you about ideas for making your home more comfortable and energy efficient!