On Friday, May 10th, Homewood Press installed their very own LED lighting. This will cut our watt usage in half, which is an energy savings of 53 percent!
Some fun facts about LED (Light Emitting Diode) Lighting:
1. The first practical visible-spectrum (red) LED was developed in 1962 by Nick Holonyak, Jr., while working at General Electric Company
2. LED light bulbs have no Mercury – or other hazardous material used in manufacturing.
3. There are 32,256 individual LED lights in the ball used for the New Years Eve Times Square ball drop!
4. Replacing half of all Christmas bulbs with LED bulbs would cut U.S. energy bills by $17 billion annually.