Lighting the Way to Energy Savings and Job Growth in North Carolina
widespread adoption. LED bulbs will eventually make traditional, energy-hogging incandescent bulbs a thing of the past. In North Carolina, for example, one of the world’s largest LED bulb manufacturers, Cree, recently announced a new bulb that is up to 82 percent more efficient than an incandescent bulb. The bulb sells for about $8 at Home Depot, a price that means the bulb will pay for itself in energy savings in about a year.