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Change your light bulbs, save money

Published On: Jul 31 2013 07:46:19 AM EDT

There's lots of money to be saved by changing the type of light bulbs you use in your home. Traditional, incandescent bulbs are much less energy efficient than new, compact florescent bulbs and LED bulbs.

The government is phasing out traditional, incandescent light bulbs, and if you do too it could save you money.

Batteries Plus Bulbs talked to WDBJ7 morning about the savings you'll see on your electric bill if you switch to compact florescent light bulbs or LED's.

The initial investment will cost you, but in the long run the energy efficiency of the new bulbs will add up to savings.

Additionally, compact florescent bulbs and LED bulbs last up to 30 times longer than incandescent bulbs.