Lights, Bulbs, and Lighting
There are a number of steps you can take to save money on your lighting expenses, from replacing bulbs with more efficient models to using solar energy.
Turn off or turn down room lights and use area lighting that's just right for the things you do most often.
No surprises here: the more efficient your outdoor lights and the less you use them, the less energy you will waste.
There are some things you can do to limit the energy wasted with incandescent bulbs: .
Replace your regular light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs. They use just a fourth of the energy.
The first tip is the most obvious: Your father was right, you don't own the electric company so TURN THE LIGHTS OFF.