To calculate the consumption of electrical appliances in kWh, you have to take into account the capacity and the length of use. As an example, we calculate the annual energy consumption of a radio alarm and a vacuum cleaner.
A comparative table helps you to find wich low-energy bulb or led can replace the traditional bulb and halogen bulb.
With the disappearance of incandescent bulbs, you now have the choice between halogen bulbs, fluorescent tubes and LEDs.
From now on the packaging of all light bulbs has to include an energy label. This label gives you information about the energy efficiency, the light output, the power and the lifespan of the bulb.
Go for the colour temperature that best suits your location and its purpose.Warm, cool or neutral light? Just follow our guide.
Yes, provided that your LEDs are compatible with using a dimmer (or driver) and that your dimmer is also compatible with LEDs!
Depending on the energy source you use to heat your water and on the appliance you are using, a litre of hot water may cost you anywhere between €0.0045 and €0.0165 in total.
To replace your incandescent light bulbs, you can choose between halogen bulbs, compact fluorescent bulbs and LEDs.
New-generation low-energy bulbs (compact fluorescent lamps, fluorescent tubes and LED) have two main advantages compared with conventional light bulbs.
Are you still using bulbs for your lighting? And do you forget to turn off the lighting when you leave a room? Then there is a potential 50% saving in the energy cost for the lighting.
Follow our advice to light your kitchen in the best possible way and increase convenience and safety.
Three types of low-energy bulbs have replaced incandescent light bulbs. These bulbs are available in various sizes and capacities. Find out what this means as regards the compatibility of the (screw) fittings.
LED lights or solar-powered lights? Choose outdoor lighting that meets your demands, but be sure to respect the safety regulations!
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