34% of Americans Don’t Know LEDs Save Electricity

LEDBeginning September 1, 2015, IKEA will limit its lighting sales to only LED bulbs in all its stores. The company first announced its all-LED plan in 2012.

Since 2013, IKEA US customers have purchased 7.6 million LED bulbs. According to a study conducted by IKEA-US in 2012 and again in 2015, consumers are more open to purchasing LED bulbs and lighting. In 2015, 64 percent of Americans purchased at least one LED light bulb for their household, compared to 49 percent in 2012. And in 2015, 51 percent of Americans have purchased several LED bulbs for their home, up from 39 percent in 2012.

However, 68 percent of Americans still do not know that LED bulbs can last an average of 20 years, and 34 percent don’t realize that LEDs use less electricity than other bulbs.

The recent IKEA survey was conducted by Wakefield Research among 1,000 Americans aged 18 and older in July 2015, using an email invitation and an online survey.

Photo: LEDs via Shutterstock

Choosing the Correct Emission Control Technology
Sponsored By: Anguil Environmental Systems

The Hidden Costs of Air Compressor Operation
Sponsored By: FS-Elliott

The Corporate Sustainability Professional's Guide to Better Data Management
Sponsored By: Urjanet

Top 10 Steps for a Successful EMIS Project
Sponsored By: Sphera Solutions


One thought on “34% of Americans Don’t Know LEDs Save Electricity

Leave a Comment

User Name :
Password :
If you've no account register here first time
User Name :
User Email :
Password :

Login Now