Media: Thanks to LEDs, holiday displays get more efficient (MPR)
Dec 24, 2015
Many people find holiday lighting displays beautiful. But how much energy do those displays use? Quite a bit. Those who design and install holiday displays have been making the transition to more efficient LED bulbs, but they still have a ways to go...
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...The Department of Energy predicts LEDs will represent nearly half of sales by 2020 and more than 80 percent by 2030.
"There's still quite a ways to go," said Mark Rader, a consultant at the Center for Energy and the Environment. "The market is changing so fast that LEDs aren't a one-size-fits-all thing right now, but we're getting there, so it's an exciting time."...