ENERGY WISE LIGHTING. We’ve got lots of smart ideas about conserving energy, improving the efficiency of electrical energy use in the home, and protecting the environment – all of which add up to saving you money over the long run.

Our consumption of electricity related to lighting also affects our budgets, both at home and in our workplaces. Presently it is estimated that we spend, on average, 10-15% of our electric bills on lighting in our homes.

Here are some ideas of how you can reduce your home’s electric bill through a more energy-efficient approach to your lighting, as well as a general overview of lighting concepts.

As a point of beginning, let’s look at some basic concepts that will help us to better understand how these savings can be achieved.