Energy Tip Details
Motion detectors can help you to save energy by only turning on outdoor lights when they are needed. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, using motion detectors for outdoor lighting can reduce energy costs by up to 75%.
What You Need to Do
  • Step 1
    Install motion-detectors or replace existing lighting with motion-controlled lighting units.
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