You are here: Home Technology Environmental Defense: Decorate with Energy-Saving LED Christmas Lights Environmental Defense: Decorate with Energy-Saving LED Christmas Lights by edfblog December 6, 2007, 3:21 pm Save money and cut pollution Since 1933, New York City has gotten into the holiday spirit with a giant Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center. But this year, the famed tree has a new look: LED lights. You too can spruce up your tree with decorative LED string lights – and save electricity and money in the process. LEDs use much less electricity, reduce pollution from power plants and last longer. And they stay cooler, too. While they cost a bit more than traditional strings of lights, the electricity savings easily make up the cost difference within a season or two. Where to get LED Christmas lights These are more readily available than ever. Among the places that have a large selection are: Amazon.com, GreenHome.com, EnergyFederation.com, Home Depot or homedepot.com (for more options enter “LED Christmas lights” in the search box) and Holiday Lights and Magic Don’t stop there — stuff stockings with more energy-savers! While you’re at it, stuff those stockings with energy-saving light bulbs. The technology in earth-friendly CFLs has leapt ahead, and they now come in a range of shapes and sizes. Our bulb guide help you choose. See more Previous article Alternative Gifting = Lending and Microloans Next article Book Review: David Sandalow’s Freedom from Oil One Ping Pingback:The Kill A Watt Energy Meter: A green gadget lover’s dream Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Upload a photo / attachment to this comment (PNG, JPG, GIF - 6 MB Max File Size): (Allowed file types: jpg, gif, png, maximum file size: 6MB.