A Very Solar Holiday
It is the time of year where people pull out their ladders and begin to line their homes with beautiful holiday lights. Many families also include festive blow-up animations on their front lawn and add intricate figurines outlines in colorful bulbs on their rooftops. The outcome is festive and make the holiday season. And who doesn’t enjoy driving home with the added holiday cheer spread throughout the street. The only downside is the holiday décor could impact your bottom line when you get your utility bill.
The Cost of Seasonal Joy
All of the holiday decorations we love during the holiday season are powered by electricity. And as much fun as they are and as beautiful as they are to look at, they can be expensive to run. Some reports claim your electricity bill could jump as much as $69.00 a month, while others say it may only be $15. The complexity surely impacts how expensive the light display could cost.
There are many solutions to reduce the cost of running seasonal holiday lights. The first one is to upgrade your light displays to use only LED lights. The cost of running LED lights is a fraction of what a traditional string of lights would cost. Another simple solution is to be more selective in how you decorate your home. Less lights correlate with lower electricity bills.
How to Save the Holidays with Solar
Quite frankly, if you love holiday lights and you love to go all-out decorating your home, there is no reason to stop. Solar, although commonly connected with the warm summer months, can help. Solar power helps to power your entire home – holiday lights are included. This means you can have the most brightly lit home in the neighborhood without having to pay the consequences with your electricity bill.
If you have ever thought about going solar, but never moved forward because of your love of the holidays, now is a good time to work with an Energy Adviser and learn how solar generated electricity can help save you money during the holiday season. Our showroom is open 5 days a week. Stop by or call our team to begin your energy consultation.
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