Last year I got the energy saving bug and went on a rampage.
I replaced every light bulb in our home with the LiteTronics Neolite energy saver tubular bulbs. Yes I know, they don't look like tyhe old regular light bulbs, but once you get by that aspect what a difference it has made in the home. Just from a cost saving standpoint, a 13 watt Neolite bulb is equal to a 60 watt incandescent old fashioned bulb and will burn for 12,000 hours.
I put the new bulbs in everywhere, general lighting, table and floor lamps, recessed can fixtures, as well as ceiling fan fixtures. The total savings on our monthly electric bill has certainly been dramatic
The other thing that I did was to have four 12" tubular skylights installed in our home here in Naples in areas…