Global warming is no more a distant issue which does not affect every individual. No matter where you are on earth or what you are doing, in one way or the other global warming has become a part of your life. Given this fact, it becomes imperative to do something about it. There are several ways to lend a helping hand in slowing down global warming when it is still not too late. One of the simplest method is to just change the light bulbs you use and switch to fluorescent light.
The new generation of these energy saving bulbs are very advanced. These bulbs are technically advanced, good looking, no health hazards and most of all save a lot of energy. Manufacturers say that about 75% of your total electricity bill can be saved by replacing the old bulbs with new energy efficient light bulbs.
Understanding how traditional Bulb contribute to global warming is very important to understand the importance of florescent lights. Old bulbs produce immense quantity of heat and CO2 while emitting light. It is said that replacing about 20 traditional bulbs with equal number of compact florescent light bulbs would be equal to planting about an acre of forest.
These kinds of light bulbs simply look better. LED also fall in the same category that is used immensely in beautifying a place or for decoration. They achieve a very classy and soothing look to the surroundings. Florescent bulbs’ life is about 10 times longer than the traditional bulbs and thus they reduce your expenses further more. It really makes sense to switch to energy saving lights because they are simply good.