Energy Comparison

Check the Numbers

This following chart outlines the differences between the three most common types of light bulbs. As you can see, LightWise LEDs grant significant power savings while providing a greater life span than competing technologies. Switching to LightWise LED bulbs will result in lower operating costs with no up-front expenses.

Energy Efficiency and Energy Costs


Incandescent Light Bulbs

Compact Fluorescents

Live Span (Average)


Watts of Electricity Used


Kilo-watts of Electricity Used


Annual Operating Cost

50,000 Hours


6-8 Watts


329 kW/yr



1,200 Hours


60 Watts


3,285 kW/yr



8,000 Hours


13-15 Watts


767 kW/yr



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