How to Make the Most of Daylight Saving Time

Adding four weeks to daylight saving time in 2007 has had a huge impact on annual energy use. When you also factor in the savings associated with LED lighting, the potential savings add up to amazing. Sometimes small changes really can make a big impact. Don't take our word for it, the stats tell the story.
A two-part infographic with the top focused on energy usage benefits of extended daylight saving time and the bottom outlining the potential energy saving benefits of mass LED lighting usage. Statistical data points on the top include: Extended daylight saving time has paid off big time. • 0.5% less energy used per day • 1.3 billion kilowatt-hours saved per year • Enough electricity to power 100,000 households per year • Peak saving time: evening Standard incandescent light bulbs don't hold a candle to LEDs. • Uses 80% less energy • Lasts 15K to 25K hours • By 2027, widespread LED use could save $30 billion in energy costs • $30 billion in energy = The energy 44 large electric power plants produce annually • $30 billion = The price tag for about 25 NFL teams at an average cost of $1.17 billion