Learn about your lights with the Power Meter

One of the easiest places to start saving is with lightbulbs. Did you know that in an average home with 20 light bulbs, you can save over $100 a year by switching from incandescents to LED bulbs? And that includes the upfront cost.

Not sure what you have? Let’s use the Power Meter to find out.

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Wait until your Power Meter is relatively flat.

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Turn your light on.

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Watch the wattage change in the Power Meter.

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Turn your light off.

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Write down what you see. Try this out in different rooms to get a better picture of your whole home. And don’t forget about out-of-the-way bulbs, like your outdoor floodlights. 

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Identify your bulbs.

Compare your results to these wattage ranges to find out what bulbs you have and how much they’re costing you. 
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In almost all cases, you should switch immediately to LEDs to start seeing savings. With Sense, it’ll be easy to quantify those savings. If you’re worried about the “cold” glow of LEDs or the high price, modern bulbs are far superior to their counterparts of ten years ago and much cheaper too.
 

Start saving with the Power Meter