Is the LED Price Worth the Energy Savings?
Over the past few years, LEDs have slowly climbed up the consumer ladder because of their promise of huge savings. But because of the initial price of the bulb, is it really worth the investment? Let’s pretend you have a house with 50 lamps in it, each of which has an old-fashioned 60-watt incandescent bulb. Lets say you remove those bulbs and replace them with those really expensive but really efficient LED light bulbs. How long will it take you to break even? That is, how long will it be before the monthly savings on your electricity bill adds up to the large initial expense for the new bulbs? The answer, depending on certain assumptions, is about 19 months. Read on at Nashua Telegraph.