LED light bulbs can last 25 years and use less energy.


Energy efficient lighting is a bright way to save electricity and money. LED light bulbs can last up to 25 years and save you approximately $90 over the bulb's lifespan.

There are more energy efficient bulbs on the market today than ever before. Trying to buy a replacement light bulb can be confusing. Before you go to the store, learn more about your options to choose the light that's right for you.

LED (light emitting diode) bulbs – highest efficiency.

CFL (compact fluorescent light) bulbs – high efficiency.

Read more: Power Smart Lighting Tips (PDF, 726 KB).

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LED bulbs – invest in your future

Watch this short video to learn why you should use LED bulbs in your home.

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In 2014, federal regulations phased out 40-watt, 60-watt, 75-watt, and 100-watt general service incandescent bulbs. For more information, visit the NRCan website.

Look for ENERGY STAR® certified lighting products which are tested to meet strict standards for performance and come with a warranty.

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