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with ENERGY STAR Rated Light Bulbs and Fixtures
Replacing energy-wasting incandescent lighting with energy-efficient lighting is one of the easiest things you can do to save electricity and money. Seattle City Light's Twist & Save program offers instant discounts on select ENERGY STAR qualified compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), Light Emitting Diode bulbs (LEDs), fluorescent fixtures and LED recessed can fixtures through participating retailers. Instant discounted products are designated by the Twist & Save label.
ENERGY STAR qualified CFLs use up to 75% less electricity and last 6-10 times longer than incandescent bulbs. Save about $31.50 per bulb in savings over its lifetime of use* CFLs come in a variety of shapes, wattages, colors and features, and many cost under a dollar after Seattle City Light's instant discount. Specialty CFLs are available for dimmable switches, 3-way switches, bathroom vanities and more.
NEW! Up to $10 Discount on LED Bulbs!
Seattle City Light has recently added LEDs to its Twist & Save lighting discount program. Because not all LEDs are of the same quality, Seattle City Light offers up to a $10 discount on select ENERGY STAR qualified bulbs that provide equivalent brightness (lumens) as compared to an incandescent, and that are dimmable. In addition, City Light offers a $10 instant discount on LED retrofit fixtures for recessed cans. ENERGY STAR qualified LED lighting uses at least 75% less electricity and lasts at least 25 times longer than incandescent lighting and 2.5 times longer than typical fluorescent lighting. Learn more about LEDs
Whether you choose CFLs or LEDs, you'll want to choose the bulb that provides the right amount of light for your needs. Always check the lighting facts label on the packaging to determine the light output (lumens), wattage and color. Learn more about how to read the lighting facts label
Because CFLs contain small amounts of mercury, they must be disposed of and recycled at a local collection site and not thrown in the trash. There are many convenient locations that recycle CFLs for free, including Bartell Drugs, Home Depot, Lowes, McLendon Hardware and SCL's North and South Service Centers.
For questions about Seattle City Light lighting discounts, call 206-684-3800 or email SCLEnergyAdvisor@seattle.gov
* Based on a 7 year life of bulb, 3 hours/day of use, with $.095 kWh rates)
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