Replace your old bulbs by LED and save on your energy-bill. We give independent advice on the most efficient LED replacement bulbs.

Click the bulb type you want to replace by LED:

Light Bulbs & Spots
Halogen Spots
Fluorescent tubes
Choose Spot if you want to replace a PAR or reflector spot. Choose Small Bulb for both candelabra flame and globe types.

Which bulb do you want to replace by LED?

Normal bulb
(PAR) Spot
Candelabra bulb
medium screw base (E26)
medium screw base (E26)
small screw base (E12)
The type is often printed on the bulb itself. MR-16 and G4 bulbs require 12V, GU-10 requires 110V mains.

Which bulb do you want to replace LED?

MR-16 spot
bi-pin (GX5.3)
GU10 spot
twist & lock
G4 bulb
bi-pin (1/8")
Typically LED tubes to not require a starter or ballast. At this moment we do not offer LED replacements for T5 fluorescent tubes.

Which fluorescent tube do you want to replace by LED?

T8 tube
G13 base, diameter 1"
T12 tube
G13 base, diameter 1.5"
The power is often printed on the bulb itself, e.g. 25W. If you are not sure, we recommend to take the middle value.

What is the power of your old bulb?

25 Watt
40 Watt
60 Watt
75 Watt
100 Watt
The power is often printed on the bulb itself, e.g. 25W. If you are not sure, we recommend to take the middle value.

What is the power of your old bulb?

10 Watt
15 Watt
25 Watt
The power is often printed on the bulb itself, e.g. 25W. If you are not sure, we recommend to take the middle value.

What is the power of your old bulb?

20 Watt
35 Watt
50 Watt
The power is often printed on the bulb itself, e.g. 25W. If you are not sure, we recommend to take the middle value.

What is the power of your old bulb?

10 Watt
20 Watt
35 Watt
Choose a standard length.

Select the length of the tube

2 ft
4 ft
5 ft
Warm white is comparable to incandescent and halogen bulbs. Neutral white is closer to fluorescent tubes. Cool white is the most efficient.

Which color do you want for your new LED bulb?

Warm white
living & bedroom
Neutral white
working & reading
Cool white
most efficient
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no preference
Some LED bulbs do not work with standard dimmers. Please specify if you need a dimmable LED bulb.

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How is the saving calculated?

We want to give a realistic insight in the savings made possible with LED lighting. We therefore calculate the difference in total cost for both the old bulb and the new LED bulb:

  • Energy costs per hour (depends on the power of the bulb and the price per KWh).
  • Write off per hour (purchase price divided by the lifetime of the bulb).

Energy costs

The power of the old bulb is selected in Step 3 of the wizard. For the LED bulbs we use the power consumption as indicated by their manufacturers. We assume an average price of 12 cents per KWh.

Write off

The price of the LED bulb is based on the best offer for that specific bulb. For the old bulbs we assume the following average lifetimes and prices:

Average price Average lifetime
Incandescent Bulbs % Spots $ 0,75 1.000 hours
Halogen Spots $ 2,50 2.000 hours
Fluorescent Tubes $ 2,50 10.000 hours

Total Savings

We calculate the savings over a period of 5 years. We assume that on average a bulb is 'on' for 4 hours per day. After 5 years the LED bulb has functioned for 7,300 hours . LED bulbs have a lifetime between 30,000 and 50.000 hours.

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The advantages of LED

  • Saves up to 85% on your energy-bill
  • Average lifetime of 20 years
  • No mercury or UV-radiation
  • No warm-up, direct 100% light output
  • Safe to touch

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  • What are LED bulbs exactly?

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  • What's the difference between LED bulbs and CFL's?

    LED bulbs are more expensive than CFL's, but they last much longer and do not contain hazardous substances (mercury).
  • Which bulbs can I replace by LED retrofits?

    At this moment we advise over the following retrofits: halogen spots (GU10, MR16 and G4), Incandescent bulbs (standard and small Edison screw) and Fluorescent Tubes (T8 and T10).
  • How much am I going to save?

    All LED bulbs in our database are compared regarding their energy consumption, light quality and price. We calculate for each bulb how much you will save over a period of 5 years.
  • How does this site work?

    Answer the questions of the wizard and get free advice. We compare energy consumption, performance and prices of LED bulbs and calculate the savings, including write off. Finding the right bulb was never so easy!

Calculate your savings

Move the sliders below and find out how much you can save on your energy-bill:

Power of the old bulb

Amount of bulbs

Hours per day

Number of years

Price per kWh

You save

About the Savings Calculator

The Savings Calculator gives a quick indication on how much you can save on your energy. By dragging the sliders you can adjust the settings to your personal situation.

Calculation

The Savings Calculator gives an estimate of the savings you can make. This estimate is based on the average energy consumption of the old bulb and the led replacement bulb. The purchase price of both bulbs is not included in the calculation.

The estimate gives a good indication for replacement of incandescent or halogen bulbs. In general, fluorescent tubes are more efficient, so the savings will be less. For more acurate results we advise you to use our bulb wizard. In the search results you will find a calculation per specific LED bulb. This way you can find the LED bulb that will save you the most in the long term.

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