Uncategorized How to Choose a Light Bulb

How to Choose a Light Bulb

  In our last post we shared the advantages of the various types of light bulbs on the market.  Those being incandescent, CFLs. Halogen, and LEDs. Within each of these types of bulbs is a dizzying array from which to choose. How can you know which to choose?  Light bulbs now have labels.  The information …

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Uncategorized Take Control of your Lights

Take Control of your Lights

At My Energy Lady we are all about helping people save money on their energy bills while increasing the comfort of their home. Many people think that simply turning off lights is the only way to save money. The cost effectiveness of when to off lights depends on the type of bulb and the cost …

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Uncategorized Lights, Lights Everywhere. Which is Best?

Lights, Lights Everywhere. Which is Best?

Lighting is necessary in every home.  Lighting is a major source of energy use. We have come a long way since Thomas Edison invented the electric light bulb. Today there are a plethora of choices to choose.  There are even smart light bulbs! Which light is best for each task?  Which light is best for …

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Uncategorized Energy Efficient Lighting

Energy Efficient Lighting

Lights in a home are necessary.  They add safety.  They are a major decor item.  They can add interest and upscale a home.  Lighting is, also, a huge energy user in the home.  Lighting includes indoor lights, study lights, night lights, outdoor lighting and seasonal decorative lighting.  Choosing the correct type of bulb will significantly reduce …

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Uncategorized 12 Days of Holiday Fire Safety

12 Days of Holiday Fire Safety

Most of us have our holiday decorations up and are madly running around shopping for the last minute gifts. I challenge each of us to participate in the 12 Days of Holiday Fire Safety.  I like this site and how they make all the information easy to read and follow.  Everybody have a safe holiday.  …

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Today I will share a variety of very serious notes that we all need to heed to avoid disaster this Christmas season. Hopefully our increased awareness will help save the joy of this season for several families. 1. Facts about home holiday fires One of every four home Christmas tree fires is caused by electrical …

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