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Where did you buy your LED lights?
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I'm shopping around for LED lights and want to know about your experience if you bought LED lights before.Where did you buy them and why?Did price have much to do about your decision?Do you have any…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis Heidner Nov 14, 2014.

 

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Dennis Heidner replied to King Rosales's discussion Where did you buy your LED lights?
"We get used to it.  Daylight bulbs are more efficient; however if you search the journals for the impact of using daylight (bluer bulbs), one side effect that has been suggested is a shifting of sleep habits, resulting in increased insomnia.…"
Nov 14, 2014
Bob Blanchette replied to King Rosales's discussion Where did you buy your LED lights?
"I never have understood why buyers still try to imitate 100yr old technology (2700K). Why not try to imitate sunlight instead?"
Nov 13, 2014
Dennis Heidner replied to King Rosales's discussion Where did you buy your LED lights?
"Curt,  in the NW - energy efficiency improvements have a significant priority.  Utilities are able to count efficiency improvements into their RPS.  See the attached picture for the result."
Nov 12, 2014
reflintorm replied to King Rosales's discussion Where did you buy your LED lights?
"Now-a-days, Various electronic products are available in lighting system. Mostly we can seen is led lights. They occupy the best place in the lighting system. parabolic light reflector"
Nov 12, 2014
Thorfiredirect replied to King Rosales's discussion Where did you buy your LED lights?
"Hi King, the color temperature about 3000k to 4000k is warm white.the brightness depend on Lumen,so you can choose one warm white bulb with high Lumen,i like the warm white bulb, it looks more comfortable and also so bright."
Jun 13, 2014
Curt Kinder replied to King Rosales's discussion Where did you buy your LED lights?
"I took the plunge in stages between November and May and have installed approximately 70 Cree LED lamps, mostly 60 Watt equivalents, but a fair proportion of 40s and a few 75s. The initial batch came from HD, but subsequent batches came from various…"
Jun 12, 2014
Brett Little replied to King Rosales's discussion Where did you buy your LED lights?
"LEDinovation - All america made, most efficient, warranty, dimmable, good color rendition and all around nice looking "
Jun 12, 2014
Gabriel Cash replied to King Rosales's discussion Where did you buy your LED lights?
"I would like to talk about price. When we switch to LED bulbs, we didn't expect to save much cash. Its better if we think it as an investment, so don't let price affect your decision."
Jun 11, 2014
Eric Kjelshus replied to King Rosales's discussion Where did you buy your LED lights?
"http://www.ase.org/resources/buying-best-bulb-energy-efficient-lighting-video-tips This is one of the better  video clips Eric Kjelshus Energy HVAC"
May 28, 2014
Ira Eisenstein replied to King Rosales's discussion Where did you buy your LED lights?
"Rebates are nice to get, and they make it easier to do fix-ups and upgrades. What everyone forgets about rebates is that the $$ for them does not fall from the sky like rain. The taxpayers of the state or province pay for them, so when I get a…"
May 28, 2014
Ira Eisenstein replied to King Rosales's discussion Where did you buy your LED lights?
"King (and others re:color of light) For what it's worth, the same question and answer applies to LED flashlights.. I have 2 LED flashlights, and one produces noticeably yellow light while the other is a neutral white."
May 28, 2014
George Matthews replied to King Rosales's discussion Where did you buy your LED lights?
"I went to bulbs.com and bought lighting science 8 watt MR16s for my kitchen track lights. A lighting salesman told me to buy lighting science after I told him I wanted the highest CRI available in a MR16 LED. He told me that a museum in San…"
May 28, 2014
Tom Smith replied to King Rosales's discussion Where did you buy your LED lights?
May 22, 2014
Maria Lacey replied to King Rosales's discussion Where did you buy your LED lights?
"In the US, www.dsireusa.org is a good resource on energy efficiency incentives."
May 22, 2014
danny m. orlando replied to King Rosales's discussion Where did you buy your LED lights?
"My home is now 88% LEDs inside and out.  Most of the lamps were purchased from Home Depot.  Price always matters, but energy efficiency trumps that.  Always look for ENERGY STAR certified.  ENERGY STAR assures you because the…"
May 22, 2014
Dennis Heidner replied to King Rosales's discussion Where did you buy your LED lights?
"First,  always check with your utility.  Sometimes the utilities have made arrangements with various retailers for discounts.  Occasionally they run programs with EFI.ORG for lightbulbs and other energy efficiency improvements. If the…"
May 15, 2014

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Posted on May 8, 2014 at 9:27am

Calculate How Much More You're Spending By Not Using LED Light Bulbs

Early last week, as I walked into my condo's elevator, I noticed something different; it was really bright in there now. After I pressed my floor's button I looked up and saw that all 8 of the PAR20 halogen light bulbs were replaced with new ones that clearly weren't going to let anyone hide behind any areas previously darker with the old lights.

 

Curious, I emailed the landlord and did some research on kinds of brighter light bulbs. After about waiting a week for my landlord…

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Posted on August 29, 2012 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

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At 1:10pm on August 29, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Go Canada! :)

At 9:21am on April 11, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi King,

Would you please add your add your location on our Member Map? We'd really love to see Canada represented!

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Diane

At 2:33pm on May 7, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

Don't forget to upload your profile photo. And add your location on our Member Map!


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