Governments around the world are gradually phasing out the energy-inefficient incandescent light bulb, but many homeowners have yet to make the switch. To help break down the differences between light bulbs and explain how buying more energy efficient alternatives is a sound economic and environmental investment, Angie’s List put together an infographic that covers everything from the definition of a lumen to the a cost comparison of electricity output. Read on to see all the illuminating reasons why it’s important to say goodbye to your old incandescent light bulbs!

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