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For today’s Green Minute we are featuring eco-friendly tips from WellHome.com.
WellHome.com has produced some wonderful “Do this-Not that” eco-friendly tips that explain the environmental impacts simple everyday choices make on the environment. Today’s feature is Lighting Efficiency.
Environmental results of one month CFL (compact fluorescent) energy use:
6 pounds of coal burned
12.6 pounds of CO2
- Replace old incandescent light bulbs with CFLs
Environmental results of one month incandescent energy use
24 pounds of coal burned
50.4 pounds of CO2
Bonus! Skip the CFLs and use light-emitting diodes (LEDs) to save even more energy and money.
As you can see – changing just one light bulb for one month can make a huge difference.
by Pat Byington, The Green Register