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You don’t necessarily have to make millions of dollars annually in order to make your home eco friendly. In fact, there is one simple step you can make that will not only help save the planet but also reduce your electricity bill by 30-50 dollars over the life of the bulb. There are many pros to switching out your old light bulbs for new compact fluorescent light bulbs, halogen incandescents, compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), and light emitting diodes (LEDs)

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Other than the modern appearance,  energy efficient bulbs offer a lot more benefits for you, your wallet and the environment.

  • Eco-friendly bulbs use 2/3 less energy saving you about 30-50 dollars on electricity bills.
  • Eco-friendly bulbs prevent greenhouse emissions from power plants.
  • Eco-friendly bulbs last on average  10 times longer than regular bulbs.
  • Eco-friendly bulbs don’t contain mercury, which is poisonous to us and the environment.

If you’ve been thinking about making your home a little greener but don’t know where to start, changing your most frequently used bulbs out for compact fluorescent light bulbs is a great first step in the right direction. Let us know if you’d like to learn about more easy ways you can go green!