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''Everyone is looking for an excuse to ditch the incandescent light bulb and it is about time. We are using extra energy for nothing''
-Chief executive of Vos Solutions, Mr. Vos
The tree at Rockefeller used all L.E.D lights for their 84-foot tree. There energy bill on energy costs in 2007 was only $136.80. The tree in St. Paul, Minnesota uses incandescent bulbs that costs $1,300, and emits 18.7 tons of carbon dioxide.
L.E.D lights can also reduce energy costs in homes and are environmentally friendly.
Traffic lights in many cities have been replaced with L.E.D lights and have reduced their energy cost up to 80%.
If an 18- watt L.E.D lights replaces a 75-watt incandescent, their will be a saving of 570 kilowatts of energy and an average of $50 on the energy bill.
Over the period of 2005-2025 there is a potential saving of $125 billion on energy.
28-40 million metric tons of carbon emissions can be eliminated.
Incandescent bulbs give out carbon dioxide, sulfur oxide and nuclear waste into the atmosphere. One L.E.D light can keep half a ton of carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.
If every house in the United States switched to L.E.D lights, up to 90 power plants could be put out of business.