Green Life Project is a weekly series of posts highlighting one change for readers to make in their lives in order to gradually green their lives.
This week’s green life project action item is to replace five of your incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs.
Of course, some of you may have already done this. If so, yes, by all means, take off this week and review our other Green Life Project posts to make sure your project is up-to-date.
But if you have not yet begun using CFL bulbs, you should! Consider:
- CFL bulbs use a quarter to a third of the energy that incandescent bulbs do. This means lower power bills!
- CFL bulbs do not give off as much heat, which proves to be good in the summer when you’re trying to keep cool! This is surprisingly also welcome during the winter as well simply because light bulbs make for an inefficient way to heat a home! Again,