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

LEDs

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

 

$32.85/yr

1,200 Hours

 

60 Watts

 

3,285 kW/yr

 

$328.59/yr

8,000 Hours

 

13-15 Watts

 

767 kW/yr

 

$76.65/yr

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