LEDs are the light product to go green in houses for green lighting.

MSi Lighting iPAR-38 LED Lamp

All the time in my house, I had been using compact flourescent lighting (CFL) dimmable bulbs. However, in celebration of my book Green Lighting, I thought it was a good time to start switching out my lighting a few years ago.

Yes, CFL bulbs are a good start if you have a problem just switching over from incandescent like a lot of my original clients did.

Now I use MSI Lighting primarily and some Philips LED lamps with some Cree lighting sprinkled around. Yet MSI Lighting has always stood the test.

MSi Lighting iPAR-38 LED Lamp

However, it’s better with Light Emitting Diode (LED) because your wives have a better chance of loving the light it produces and heck of a lot less energy. I even had some of the current CFLs are the GE 23 watt CFL bulbs. I went to a 10 watt MSi LED.

Even better now, I can change the bulbs in my son’s room over to LED. The bulbs I have are currently incandescents (65 watt) that we use on dimmers at half the voltage. That was because my wife hates the CFL bulbs. Now we can cut cost to the LED 10 watt PAR 30 or even 9 watt PAR 30 bulb. I can tell you the bulbs last 25,000 hours vs less than 6,000 hours. So you will probably need to change them in a long long long long time!

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The Green Living Guy, Seth Leitman is a green living expert, celebrity and Editor of the McGraw-Hill, TAB Green Guru Guides. Seth is also an Author, Radio Host, Reporter, Writer and a Environmental Consultant on green living. The Green Living Guy writes about green living, green lighting, the green guru guides and more. Seth's books range from: # Build Your Own Electric Vehicle by Bob Brant and Seth Leitman (2nd and 3rd editions) # Build Your Own Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle by Seth Leitman # Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle by Carl Vogel # Green Lighting by Seth Leitman, Brian Clark Howard and Bill Brinsky # Solar Power For Your Home by David Findley # Renewable Energies For Your Home by Russel Gehrke # Do-it-Yourself Home Energy Audits by David Findley # Build Your Own Small Wind Power System by Brian Clark Howard and Kevin Shea # and more green living books to follow.

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