It is hard to go anywhere these days without hearing about the state of our environment or our economy. Both subjects are very serious and slightly overwhelming to think about. If you want to do a little something to help out your own pocketbook while making a slight impact on the environmental issues, you can switch to CFL bulbs in your home. Yes, it is that simple! If you want to learn more, talk with your electrician. Glendale residents can call H Electric and talk with the friendly staff about why the switch to CFL bulbs can make such a huge difference.
What it boils down to is this; CFLs cost more up front. A single bulb will run you anywhere from three to five dollars, but, and this is a big one, they will last significantly longer. An average, inexpensive incandescent bulb lasts about 800 to 1500 hours. A Compact Florescent Bulb lasts about 10,000 hours. We are talking about 10 times longer than that cheap bulb. And, the best part about it for you is the CFL bulbs use 75 percent less electricity.
This electricity use reduction is where you help the environment. Less electricity burned means less needed, which translates to less fossil fuels being burned. It is estimated that using CFLs instead of incandescent bulbs would translate to reducing pollution equal to about 2 million cars being taken off the road. That is definitely a very good reason to switch. If you have an outdated light fixture, you may need to have a new one installed by an electrician. Glendale homeowners can add value to their home by making it more energy efficient, while saving money on their monthly electric bill. If you are ready to update your light fixtures or have other electrical needs, give H Electric a call today.