Benefits of a Single LED Bulb

There can be huge savings to implementing energy efficient light bulbs at the project and company level. But bulb to bulb what is the benefit?

This Department of Energy chart shows the savings from switching just one traditional incandescent bulb to a more energy efficient option.

Comparisons between Traditional Incandescents, Halogen Incandescents, CFLs, and LEDs

60W Traditional Incandescent 43W
Energy-Saving Incandescent
60W Traditional  43W Halogen 60W Traditional 43W Halogen
Energy $ Saved (%) ~25% ~75% ~65% ~75%-80% ~72%
Annual Energy Cost* $4.80 $3.50 $1.20 $1.00
Bulb Life 1000 hours 1000 to 3000 hours 10,000 hours 25,000 hours

*Based on 2 hrs/day of usage, an electricity rate of 11 cents per kilowatt-hour, shown in U.S. dollars.