The Future Will Light Up With Savings
As you've heard, the end of the line for many incandescent lamps is near. By 2014 almost all general service incandescent lamps will be phased-out under the new efficiency standards. Here's a schedule of the upcoming phase-out without all the clutter:
By the dates listed, production and importation of these lamps will be prohibited.
For a complete details see the Department of Energy's website
Between 2012-2014 all common light bulbs must use 20-30% less energy and by 2020 60% less than today's incandescent lamps. All of these measures will result in a 45% savings per year in energy costs and a payback incentive for property owners.
It will no doubt take time for these government measures to take effect but now is a great time to upgrade your lighting system. Take advantage now and use your energy savings to offset the cost to upgrade in no time.
Both homeowners and businesses in the St. Louis metro area, who use more energy efficient lighting solutions, can benefit from incentives offered by Ameren UE. Ameren Illinois is offering lucrative discounts for Ameren customers when they evaluate their current lighting choices. Replacing T12s with more efficient T5 or T8 lamps will result in a 15% discount. Ameren Missouri offers a variety of incentives specific to individual customer's needs. See the links below for complete details:
Ameren Missouri Incentives Ameren Illinois Incentives
Did You Know? Consumers and employers in the U.S. spend an estimated $37 billion a year in lighting their homes, business and streets. New technologies and the incentives for implementing them will cut energy usage and expenses by millions.
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