Save Energy On Lighting

There are some very efficient ways in which people can save energy on lighting, the first thing they can do is to replace high energy bulbs with energy efficient ones, especially in areas where the light has to be on for an extended period of time, individuals should also ensure they turn off the led truck lighting lights when not in use, this will ensure that the energy is not being wasted, since they will have to pay for that energy, what they can do as well is to use touch lamps instead of the main light switch as times, these burn less energy than the main lights, whenever the television is on if produces enough light to light up the entire house or area, this means that whenever the television is on, individuals need not turn on the main light as it is not needed. For indoors and out door lighting timers and censors used, this can be set to automatically turn lights on and off, for those people who sleep with lights on, they can set the lighting to be turned off as soon as the place becomes bright enough, this means that for those late sleepers, instead of waiting for them to wake and turn off the light they can save the energy if the lights turn off by itself at an earlier time. The lighting in the house should be set up so that the switch turns on/off just one light bulb in the area , this is to ensure that no energy is being wasted on light for an area that does not need it, an example of this is that some places are set up where one switch turns on every single light bulb in a huge room, people may not need to light for all the area of the room, they may be accessing just the back part of the room which means that only the back bulb needs to be on, if all the lights are switch on then that energy will be wasted. People should choose light fillings that allow most of the lights through so a lower wattage globe can be used. Some light fittings can block 50% or more of the lights especially those with colored glass or fabric. Individuals are advised to use bulbs that uses less energy in the rooms that are accessed the most especially in the living room, that light is always on hence the bulb that needs to be used is one that will save energy. Instead of using bulbs that have a short life span individuals should try to buy one good bulb, that one good bulb is far more efficient than the many short life span ones. The final advice is that people should try not to use defective bulbs, defective bulb can create problem for people because they will burn more energy than the ones that are working properly. 

Edwin Navarro

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