This amazing infographic by WellHome will help us save energy by illustrating the differences between the many choices in home lighting.
We can reduce our environmental impact and also lower our energy bills with the use of efficient lighting options.
Home lighting is an underrated part of home energy efficiency that can be easily overlooked by “larger” issues, vsuch as heating and cooling. However, investing in more energy efficient lighting can significantly lower your energy usage and even impact how you feel. This infographic will teach you about different types of lighting and how you can convert your home into a “greener” place to live simply through lighting.
Understanding Light Bulbs
Power of light source: A footcandle is the measurement of intensity of illumination.
- 5-20 footcandlesof illumination allow you to find your way at night.
Flow of light energy: Lumen measures the amount of light emitted by a light bulb.
- 100-watt incandescent bulbs emits 1750 lumens.
Illumination on surface: Illumination is the distribution of light on a horizonal surface.