Despite all technological advances the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries continue to grow and will continue to almost 35 percent by the year 2020. Commercial and residential energy use is the second most rapidly growing area of global energy; not far behind transport. Households consume 29 percent of global energy thus resulting in 21 percent of all CO2 emissions.
Why are energy efficient light bulbs better?
If people worldwide switched to energy efficient light bulbs the world would save US$120 billion annually. Energy efficient bulbs use 25 to 80 percent less energy than traditional incandescent, thus saving lot of money as well as energy. They also last at least 25 times longer. Less cost and better durability would help save a lot of money and thus improve standard of living. The wasted heat generated by incandescent bulbs can increase your home cooling cost and will require you to pay more for lighting your house of office. Changing to energy efficient bulbs can add up to sustainable savings every year in addition to helping the environment.