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Consider replacing lamp lightbulbs with LEDs.
Task lighting from lamps can reduce the need for ambient lighting in large spaces, which reduces overall energy use. LEDs are dimmable and come in a variety of brightness levels, colors and wattages. They are more durable than incandescent or CFL bulbs, and unlike CFLs, don't contain mercury.
What You Need to Do
Step 1Switch to more efficient T8 or T5 lamps with electronic ballasts. Electronic ballast typically have faster on times and do not hum and flicker.
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