We are always looking for ways to save money in our home. Being in Arizona, saving money on my electric bill – especially in the summer months – is top priority.
When I was given the opportunity to review the Insignia LED Light Bulbs, I could not pass up the opportunity! (And I’m glad I didn’t!)
Hubby was happy to learn that the Insignia LED Light Bulbs are dimmable so we will be purchasing more to put in our living room that has a dimmer, but currently has non-dimmable lights!
The first thing I noticed and liked was that the light bulb was plastic – not the typical breakable glass, which makes me feel better as a mom.
Hubby took one that we received and replaced our old “normal” light bulb in the lamp in our bedroom. I wasn’t really expecting much, but wow! The difference in light was amazing! The entire room lit up nice and bright, but not the “new bulb” bright that hurts your eyes!
I did notice on the website that these retail for approximately $17 a piece, which on one hand sounds spendy, but when reading more information, these have an approximately life span of 22.8 years (based on using them 3 hours per day). Even still, let’s say you use it 6 hours per day, that is still 11.4 years worth of light! How many other light bulbs do you know that have a life expectancy that long!? And it uses less electricity!
According to Best Buy:
This Insignia™ NS-LED60F 13-Watt dimmable LED light bulb offers a warm white light equivalent to a standard 60-Watt incandescent light bulb while using 75% less electricity. The omnidirectional design provides uniform light distribution ideal for table lamps, open ceiling, and wall fixtures. This LED bulb will provide you light for more than 22 years.
Lasts more than 22 years
Less frequent replacements and more cost savings.
Uses only 13 watts of power
Over 75% savings in electricity usage compared with a 60-Watt incandescent light bulb.
Lights up instantly at full brightness.
800 lumens of brightness
Provides same amount of brightness as a 60-Watt incandescent bulb.
Distributes light evenly.
Adjust the brightness to a desired level using leading dimmers(not included).
Unlike CFL bulbs, this bulb uses no Mercury.
Standard Light Bulb Shape
Similar size and shape as a standard A19 incandescent bulbs, providing for easy change overs.
This frosted white plastic bulb casts a warm white glow at 3000K.
Overall, I am very happy with the Insignia LED Light Bulbs and will be ordering more for our living room (since that room gets the most use) to reduce my electricity costs and to lighten up my living room (with dimmable lights!)
The Insignia Light Bulbs will be available to purchase at Best Buy or online at www.bestbuy.com starting October 28th! In addition, here is a “Buy Two Get One 50% Off Coupon” for in-store purchases only, valid October 28th through November 10th 2012.
Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. All opinions are 100% the author’s own.