Buying in bulk—lighting products

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Snap shot of expected savings

200 LED bulbs (15 W LED = 72 W halogen) (7 year life - commercial)

Equipment
ENERGY STAR Non-ENERGY STAR
Annual Lifetime Annual Lifetime
Energy consumption (kWh) 10,403 75,000 49,932 360,000
Energy cost
(@ 12.3¢/kWh)
$1,281 $6,819 $6,149 $33,733
Maintenance cost $0 $0 $1,387 $7,383
Total operating cost $1,281 $6,819 $7,536 $40,116
Incremental cost   $3,220    
Total life-cycle cost   $10,223   $40,999
Total energy savings (kWh) 39,530 285,000    
Total energy and maintenance cost savings $6,255 $33,297    
Emissions savings
(kg CO2)
5,534 39,900    
Payback period  0.5 years (based on incremental cost of  $16.10 per ENERGY STAR certified  15 W LED )
Luminaires (light fixtures) — 200 indoor fixtures (36 year life)

Equipment
ENERGY STAR Non-ENERGY STAR
Annual Lifetime Annual Lifetime
Energy consumption (kWh) 3,066 112,000 12,702 464,000
Energy cost
(@ 12.3 ¢/kWh)
$378 $4,236 $1,564 $18,378
Maintenance cost $149 $1,750 $1,139 $13,379
Total operating cost $526 $6,186 $2,703 $31,757
Incremental cost   $6,400    
Total life-cycle cost   $12,586   $31757
Total energy savings (kWh) 9,636 352,000    
Total energy and Maintenance cost savings $2,177 $25,571    
Emissions savings
(kg CO2)
1,349 49,280    
Payback period  2.9 years (based on incremental cost of $32 per ENERGY STAR certified unit)

This estimate of energy, cost and emissions savings was calculated using base energy prices and other factors developed from Government of Canada data and national average energy rates.

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