Do neon lights use a lot of electricity?

Do neon lights use a lot of electricity?

Custom NeonSep 20, '21
  1. Do neon lights use a lot of electricity
  2. The cost of running neon lights
  3. Is it worth the cost to run them on your home's exterior
  4. What are some alternatives for decorating my house with bright colors without using neon lights
  5. How do I choose an LED light bulb that is right for me and saves energy 
  6. LEDs vs CFLs - what is the difference between these two types of bulbs

According to the US Department of Energy, neon lights use a lot more electricity than other types because it is an electric discharge tube. The reason for this is that they require high voltage and current in order to work. That said, fluorescent lights are much less energy-efficient than LEDs or incandescent bulbs which means using them will also make your electric bill higher! 

The good news is that there are ways you can cut down on electricity costs without sacrificing style. For instance, if you want to go with neon lighting but don't want your bills going through the roof then try switching out fluorescent tubes for LED ones and only turning the light on when you need it.

A neon sign does consume electricity, but it's usually very small. The cost of running a single neon light for one year is about $1-2 on average. If you're looking to save money and reduce your carbon footprint, consider buying LED or fluorescent signs instead. However, if you don't mind spending the extra dollars per year, then choose whichever type of lighting works best with your business' image. Neon lights are often brighter than other types so they may be better suited to draw attention at night when most people are out shopping - all day long!