Return to all articles

Lights, Christmas, Take Action!

Posted on 11 December 2017

Christmas lights are essentials in most households over the festive season, whether on the tree or all over the house, they are the all-important decoration most households like to have. The prettier they are, the longer we want them on, making sure that everyone can see our decorations in full glory. If your Christmas lights have traditional incandescent light bulbs, then they could be costing you a fair penny to run, so what could you save if you switched not only your Christmas lights, but all your lights to LEDs?

Everything you need to know:

Traditional incandescent bulbs use a lot of energy to produce light and their energy is actually given off in heat, this means their life span is shortened and they need to be replaced often.  

LED bulbs don’t need a warming up period, each bulb achieves maximum brightness in a millisecond, and that lower consumption level prevents burnout, allowing the bulbs to last 25 times longer!

LED Christmas lights use 90 per cent less energy than incandescent. If we all swapped a string of lights for LEDs we would save £13 million during the 12 days of Christmas alone.

Replacing all standard bulbs and halogen spotlights in your home with energy saving light bulbs could save you £35 a year*.


Save 25% of our entire range of LED lighting!

 Simply enter CHRISTMAS17 at the checkout for 25% off all LED bulbs


Latest News/Related Articles

An exciting new partnership

29 August 2019

We've teamed up with Octopus Energy for a partnership that works for everyone.

Read More

Keep Cool This Summer

23 July 2019

The mercury is rising this week so it’s time to deploy some top tips for keeping cool without air conditioning.

Read More

Community power generation needs better support

13 June 2019

Head of Trading and Renewables, Mark Bilsborough, talks to Business and Industry about the importance of community power

Read More