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Comparison electricity running costs

Electricity running costs (per year) for one bulb
Halogen (W) LED Lights (W)
h/day 50 35 12 8 6
6 $32.85 $23.00 $7.88 $5.26 $3.94
8 $43.80 $30.66 $10.51 $7.01 $5.26
12 $65.70 $40.29 $15.77 $10.51 $7.88
 
LED Lighting Cost Savings (per year) for one bulb
h/day 50 > 12 W 50 > 8 W 35 > 8 W 35 > 6 W
6 $24.97 $27.59 $17.74 $19.05
8 $33.29 $36.79 $23.65 $25.40
12 $49.93 $55.19 $29.78 $32.40
Current Electricity cost (kWh) $0.30
 
Bulb Maintenance costs
Bulb Costs based on life 50W Halogen 14W CFL 8W LED
Average Life Span (Hours) 2,000 5,000 50,000
Bulbs needed for 50,000h 25 10 1
Cost per Bulb (retail) $1.50 $6.50 $15.00
Cost for 50,000h of usage $37.50 $65.00 $15.00

 

ECO Savings Information

Switching to LED from a Halogen or CFL bulb will provide major long term benefits in both operational and maintenance costs. The initial investment cost of Incandescent and CFL bulbs may be low but their operational and maintenance costs will add up to exceed many times over, the initial investment of the LED bulb.