In addition to replacing traditional incandescent decorative lights with high-efficient ENERGY STAR® qualified LED (light-emitting diode) bulbs, there are many other ways to practice energy conservation during the holidays:
For more energy-saving holiday tips, visit the U.S. Department of Energy Energy Saver website. For more information on energy efficiency and energy conservation, visit the Division of Energy Resources website and check out two consumer energy guides: “Home Envelope” and “Appliances, Lighting, Electronics.”
Minnesota Energy Tips is provided twice a month by the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources. Contact the division’s Energy Information Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-657-3710 with energy questions.