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Christmas Lights and Energy Consumption

Do you love the twinkling lights of the holiday season but worry about how they might add to your electricity bill? It can be difficult to gauge how much impact your Christmas lights will have on your energy consumption in Indiana. To help demystify this process, Indy Christmas Light Pro’s provides a comprehensive guide to understanding and estimating Christmas light energy consumption.

Christmas Lights and Energy Consumption

Environmental Impact of Christmas Lights 

Have you ever considered the environmental impact of those sparkling lights you wrap around your home? While they look pretty, Christmas lights can increase energy consumption, carbon dioxide emissions, and waste production. LED lights that consume less energy and last longer can help reduce the environmental impact. Additionally, consider turning off the lights during the day and when you go to bed. 

Holiday Lights Electricity Usage 

When the holiday season approaches, many people look forward to the festive decorations that bring a cheerful vibe to their homes and neighborhoods. However, did you ever wonder about how much electricity holiday lights consume? It varies depending on multiple factors, such as the number of lights, the type of bulbs, and the display duration. To calculate your energy consumption, identify how many watts you’ll use. From there you can calculate consumption per hour, day, and season, and then determine the cost. 

Tips for Conserving Energy While Decorating With Holiday Lights

With a few simple tips, you can enjoy a beautifully-decorated home while still conserving energy. As we shared earlier, consider switching to LED lights, which use less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs. Next, set a timer on your lights to ensure they aren’t on during daylight hours or when you’re not home. Finally, limit the number of lights you use and opt for more energy-efficient alternatives, such as candles or natural decorations like wreaths and garlands. With these tips, you can keep your holiday spirit bright while also being energy-conscious.

Benefits of Professional Christmas Light Installation Services

The holiday season is one of the most exciting times of the year but it can also be stressful. Between buying gifts, preparing meals, and decorating your home, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. However, when it comes to putting up Christmas lights, there’s a simple solution: hire a professional company. Professional Christmas light installation services remove stress, ensure that your holiday decorations look their best, and they’re reasonably priced. The lighting experts at Indy Christmas Light Pro’s have the knowledge and experience to safely install lights in difficult-to-reach areas and create stunning displays that will make your home the envy of the neighborhood. So, why not sit back, relax, and let the professionals take care of your holiday lighting this year? Call (317) 608-6535 for a free quote or for more information about lighting services in Carmel, Fishers, and Indianapolis. 



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