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Monday, March 30, 2015
Photo of two people changing a light bulb  FEATURED CHALLENGE POSTED 1/1/15

Change your light bulbs. You can really save with light bulbs that have earned the ENERGY STAR®. They use 70-90 percent less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs, produce the same light output, and last 10-25 times longer. In fact, one bulb can save you $30-$80 in electricity costs over its lifetime! In addition, these bulbs produce 70-90 percent less heat, so they also can reduce energy costs associated with cooling homes and offices. Take the Change Your Light Bulbs Challenge today by clicking on the link below. You will see how much energy and money you can save by changing a 20- to 75-watt incandescent light bulb with 19-watt CFL and how many carbon dioxide emissions will be eliminated. All savings are estimated based on an average 1,500-square-foot home in the LES service area.
134.4 kWh saved
about $10.84/month or about 13% of your electric bill

a 255-pound
reduction in CO2 emissions
1,882 kWh saved by 14 participants
enough to power 2 houses for a month

a 3,570-pound

reduction in CO2 emissions by 14 participants
Cumulative impact on the LES service area from all challenges since Nov. 15, 2011: 524 participants have saved 34,790 kWh — enough to power 35 houses for one month — and have reduced CO2 emissions by 52,855 pounds. VIEW ALL CHALLENGES
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