If, like me, you’ve been disappointed by the CFL bulbs that don’t last the promised nine or 10 years, there's an opportunity today to try LEDs at a great price. I've had to responsibly dispose of mercury-filled (and short-lived) CFL bulbs more times than I can count, and it's made me hesitant to invest in LEDs, which have a higher price than CFLs. LEDs are supposed to pay for themselves over time — but then again, so were CFLs. I've been waiting for a great deal on LEDs, and today I found one.
Today, Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day is LED light bulbs at up to 60 percent off. The bulbs all come from a company called Energetic Lighting, and the company is offering four different options.
- 6-pack of 40-watt equivalent non-dimmable LEDs for $22.99
- 6-pack of 40-watt equivalent dimmable LEDs for $29.99
- 6-pack of 60-watt equivalent non-dimmable LEDs for $29.99
- 6-pack of 60-watt equivalent dimmable LEDs for $35.99
According to a U.S. Department of Energy study, LEDs and CFLs consume the same amount of energy in their lifetimes, but an LED lasts three times as long as a CFL. New LEDs that should be introduced later this year are expected to be even more energy-efficient.
The deal is good only today, so if you’re interested, don’t hesitate.
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