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Energy Efficient Lighting

  • Jun 12, 2015

Energy Efficient Lighting

Household energy use in Australia has rapidly increased largely due to larger homes with more lights.

The Australian Government energy efficient lights site states -:

"Most households could reduce the amount of energy they use for lighting by 50 per cent or more by making smarter lighting choices and moving to more efficient technologies."

Australian Government

Inefficient traditional lighting (incandescent globes) are being phased out.

More efficient types of lighting include -:

  • compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs)
  • light emitting diodes (LEDs)
  • fluorescent lights

LED's Installed

Use a qualified electrician to install LED lights. Choose your lights wisely because unlike incandescent globes the LED lights are permanent so ensure there is a reasonable warranty.

Improve Natural Light

Skylight in a house

Builders and architects are working with natural light to improve the ambience and lessen the reliability on electric lights.

Choose a Quality Paint

Gold Coast Painter Blair is an expert at making use of colour to lighten a room. Read his article on care when using whites

The good thing about using Blair to paint your home is he can work very well with other trades to get the best finish and use of light.

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