Save on the sparkle this season 

Whether you prefer a simple strand of holiday lights or displays that rival the bright lights of Vegas, start by selecting a safer and smarter lighting optionLEDs.

High-quality ENERGY STAR® certified LED products can last 25 times longer than an incandescent bulb and use 75% less energy. They also offer the following advantages:

  • Safer - LEDs are much cooler than incandescent lights, which decreases fire risks.
  • Sturdier - LEDs are made with epoxy lenses, not glass, and are much more resistant to breakage.
  • Longer lasting - The same LED string could still be in use 40 holiday seasons from now.

These days, LED lights come in a variety of styles and colors, for both indoor and outdoor use, so you can light up the season for less.

Cost comparison

Estimated cost of electricity to light a six-foot tree for 12 hours a day for 40 days:

  • Incandescent C-9 lights - $10.00
  • LED C-9 lights - 27 cents

Source: Department of Energy

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