Action Guide

Lighting

Lighting accounts for up to 20% of your home's energy use. Good thing it's so easy to make your lighting more efficient.

Actions

Annual Savings
  • Flip the Switch

    Flip the Switch

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 1

    Turn off lights and unplug electronics when not in use to stop costly electricity leaks.

    298 lbs CO2 / $14
  • Do the Twist

    Do the Twist

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 2

    Replace incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs that use 75% less electricity and last 7-10 times longer.

    535 lbs CO2 / $26
  • Deck the Halls with LEDs

    Deck the Halls with LEDs

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 1

    Use LED holiday lights to light up your winter celebrations without lighting up your utility bills.

    600 lbs CO2 / $30