Category Archives: energy efficiency

Incandescent bulb kills the Easter Bunny! (Go LED)

This fun ad (for Cree, maker of LEDs)  illustrates a benefit of LED bulbs over incandescent lights: more (most) of the energy goes into creating light, not heat, which means LEDs are more efficient. And, as you see here, better … Continue reading

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say bye-bye to extra refrigerators and freezers (especially if they’re from the ’80s or older) and save $

During an  energy audit today*, I was surprised to see the resident’s electricity usage on a recent utility bill. It was about “average” for a household in the area, but seemed  high for an elder one-person household. Most bulbs were … Continue reading

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