This year deck the halls with LED lights. LED lights use an estimated 99 percent less amount of energy than traditional holiday lights.
On top of having holiday bills, energy costs tend to increase during the winter months. Saving money on your holiday decorating will help offset those costs.
If you must use the traditional variety, pair the the lights with reflective surfaces like mirrors for a more energy-efficient sparkle.
The Alliance to Save Energy (ase.org) also notes that icicle lights have more lights per linear foot than regular light strands and use more energy.
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