how to save \\\'£240 a year\\\' with led lightbulbs - telegraph
Expensive but super investment in the latest
Efficient bulbs save £ 240 a year and pay for themselves within five months.
These light bulbs made up of LEDs (light-LEDs
, 10 times more efficient than the old conversion to light
Old-fashioned Silk varieties.
This explains the difference in the required wattage.
Therefore, to replace the traditional 60w bulb, it is only a 6w LED bulb.
Although they are much more expensive than traditional bulbs and other \"low energy\" types of bulbs, such as those that are more like fluorescent lamps, they consume a lot less electricity, you will soon be able to recover your expenses with a lower bill.
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Com calculate the numbers in detail.
For the sake of simplicity, we studied a medium
The size includes a family of 10 lamps and each lamp currently has an old onestyle 60W bulb.
We assume that the owner has retired, so the lights average 10 hours a day.
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The style of the bulb is 600W or 0. 6kW.
Selling electricity in kilowattshours (kWh)
-1 KW the energy used by the device in an hour.
So 10 lights consume 0 per hour. 6kWh.
Typical unit price based on 12.
At 2 p per kilowatt hour, 10 lights will cost 7.
Run 3 p per hour.
Therefore, the daily cost is 73 p if it lasts for 10 hours.
This is equivalent to 5. 11 a week, £21.
£ 90 or £ 26 per month. 45 a year.
If you replace all bulbs with 6w LED equivalent, the operating cost will be only 1-or 7 out of 10.
3 p a day, 51 p a week, 2.
26 a month. 65 a year.
Thus, £ 65 was saved. 7p a day, £4. 60 a week, £19.
70 or 39 a month. 80 a year.
How much will 10 of these 6w LED bulbs cost you?
We found them for £ 8.
Although their costs may fall as they become more popular.
Therefore, it will cost 89 to replace all 10.
90, it will take less than five months to recover.
Your net savings will be in the first year. 90.
Even better, LED bulbs can be used for a long time.
Or, at least, they should. Under a soon-to-be-
According to EU regulations, their minimum life should be 6,000 hours-10 hours a day, which means your bulb should last for at least 18 months. But Which?
Consumer magazine said that some people did not meet this standard in recent tests.
However, some manufacturers say their LED bulbs should last 40,000 hours and don\'t blow until you turn them on and off 100,000 times.
You need a 12w traditional \"low energy\" bulb to provide the same amount of light as a traditional 60w bulb, so the cost savings here are still up to £ 213 per year, after 45 typical costs of 10 bulbs, the price is 168.
LED bulbs come in various shapes and sizes and produce light in various shades such as \"daylight\" and \"warm white \".
So you can use them instead of traditional bulbs for bayonets and screws
Mini in type, and more modern
A bayonet socket for small halogen lamps and embedded ceiling lights or downlights.
They came at once;
Without the slight delay or flickering you will encounter sometimes --style low-
Energy bulbs of type \"Compact Fluorescent.
They also produce little or no heat, making them a replacement for a safer hot bulb.
Savings from LED or other low levels
Energy bulbs will be bigger if your tariffs are higher.
For example, the \"Economy 7\" deals can be very expensive for daytime consumption, as they are for people who use more power at night to power storage heaters.
The most expensive economic tariffs are up to 18 p per kilowatt hour.
In the above-mentioned households, the annual savings will reach £ 345, says Comparethem.
Of course, there is no reason to install efficient bulbs to avoid buying better power deals around using comparison services.
A few things like Comparethemarket and energyhelpline can help you find the best deals over the phone and over the Internet.
James Padmore of Comparet hemarket said: \"Most people know that huge savings can be achieved by making your home more energy efficient.
\"But one may not know how easy it is to improve efficiency by simply replacing the bulb.
This small change in the family will have a positive impact on people\'s finances; a first-
For example, saving £ 149 per year will be used to pay for a year\'s TV license.
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