April 22, world earth day. At present, lighting consumes about 20% of all the energy produced in the world.
In addition, it is estimated that by 2040, the consumption of energy in our homes worldwide will increase by 57%, according to information from the United States Energy Information Administration, EIA.
This April 22 is Earth Day, so it is important to reduce our levels of consumption in electricity, which will be reflected both in the welfare of the planet and in the pockets of consumers.
Energy in Latin America costs on average between 0.20 and 0.28 dollars per kWh. In Mexico, the average price is up to $ 0.30.
Three alternatives are suggested to reduce these expenses and provide health in our environment:
1. Change the lights to more efficient technologies, such as compact fluorescent (CFL) and LEDs.
2. Change the switches by attenuators. This change allows:
On this World Earth Day let’s make a commitment. The next time we have to change focus or use energy at home, work or school, let’s think about how we can make that consumption the best option for the conservation of our environment.