Dreaming of a ‘Green’ Christmas

If you’ve resisted the festive urge to be the first to get your Christmas decorations up and alight, then good news – we’ve got some handy tips to help you save energy this Christmas.
Did you know it’s now possible to buy energy saving and solar powered rope lights and other exterior Christmas lights? Solar lights that charge during the day and timer technology to switch them on just in the evening.
We all know leaving interior lights on when no-one’s in the room is wasteful, so don’t leave your tree lights on either. A typical 100 string Christmas tree light left on for 10 hours a day, over the 12 days of Christmas will produce enough CO2 to inflate 60 balloons.
LED lights use a fraction of the power (90%) of normal Christmas lights.
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photo credit: cindy shebley

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