Save Money with Most Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

10/09/2016 /
by
Electric Radiator Solutions Team

From September, some of the least efficient halogen lightbulbs will be banned. The EU phase out will continue until all halogen bulbs are banned by 2018.

Lighting accounts for 18% of a typical household’s energy bill. Halogen bulbs are more expensive to run than newer LED bulbs. Old style Incandescent bulbs have already been phased out. Incandescent bulbs only ever turned 5% of power into light, the rest was turned into heat.

Energy Saving

The main advantage with LED lights is energy efficiency. Next generation LED spotlights such as GU10 bulbs use 90% less energy than halogen.

Lifespan

LED bulbs can last for 10 – 20 years or longer. There are several factors determining how long they will last, some LED bulbs carry a 5-year guarantee.

Durability

As well as being long lasting, LED’s are very durable. With no filament, LED’s can withstand shock, vibration, impacts and extreme temperatures.

Cost to buy

LED bulbs are more expensive than incandescent or halogen but offer better value for money because of the lifespan and more importantly the energy savings

Environmentally Friendly

LED’s don’t contain any toxic chemical such as mercury which is found in other types. They are also 100% recyclable. They have a long lifespan and are extremely energy efficient, using 90% less energy than incandescent bulbs.

Other ways of saving electric? Energy Efficient Electric Radiators

If you have electric heating you can save money with new generation electric radiators from Electric Radiator Solutions. Electric radiators have many off the same qualities as described above. Durable and long lasting with a 10-year guarantee, environmentally friendly and energy saving.

Programmers

Each radiator has its own 24/7 programmer which enables savings to be made by not heating or overheating rooms you are not using, only heating the rooms you use at the correct time. Radiators can be programmed to lower temperatures at night or if you are out at work.

Thermostats

Every radiator has its own room thermostat preventing you overheating the room. They switch the radiator off when the room reaches you set temperature, only coming on again when the temperature drops. Each radiator can set the same or different. No heating of rooms you are not using.

Smart Controls

Our iVista Prisma+ range of electric radiators allow you to manage your heating from anywhere with a smartphone or tablet via our free app. If your plans change you can change your heating schedule, for instance if you are back late or coming home earlier than expected.

As the UK moves away from traditional fossil fuels to more secure low carbon heating, electric is increasingly becoming an environmentally friendly option. Electricity can be produced from renewable sources such as solar or wind, making energy efficient electric radiators an eco-friendly heating solution.

At Electric Radiator Solutions we are dedicated to producing the most energy efficient electric radiators for customers throughout the UK. Having the best heating system installed in your home means you will not only benefit from the latest in heating technology but also lower your energy bills. We are happy to offer help and advice in order to assist our customers in finding the best energy suppliers for their needs, contact our friendly team today.