Dec 13, 2016: With the Christmas day round the corner, you can see all kinds of decorated Christmas lights in the market. The holiday season is usually a big time for energy use. However, experts recomment a few things that you can do to save electricity bill this festive season.
First of all, use LED lighting for outdoor as well as indoor lightings. LED lighting will use only one-fifth of the energy of what was used by the traditional strings of lights. LEDs also burn cool and bright. LED Christmas lights will use 90% less electricity than regular Christmas lights, and can be purchased at around $10 a strand.
If you want to save more, then use timer for your lights. A timer can save about 50% on your electric lighting bill. If the help of the timer, you can switch on the lights at a certain time and switch them off at a fixed time. You do not have to bother to go outside and unplug the lights.
Also, a greater number of LED lights can be put into one outlet. You can string together about 60 sets of 50 mini LED lights each and plug the extra-long strand into one outlet without causing a system overload.