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Do you know lighting accounts for almost 20 per cent of the monthly electricity bill in many households? Energy saving can make a considerable difference to our household budget.

Light Emitting Diode (LED) bulbs?

What is LED?
LEDs have been around for over 50 years in colours red, orange, yellow, blue, green and then sheer white.

Compact fluorescent lamp (CFL)?

What is it and why it helps?
A Compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) is an energy efficient alternative and are much more efficient than incandescent bulbs. A CFL uses only one-fifth as much electricity as an incandescent lamp to provide the same level of illumination. A 15 W and 20 W CFL can replace a 60 W and 100 W incandescent bulbs respectively.

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