ENERGY STAR-certified light bulbs use 70% to 90% less energy than traditional incandescent light bulbs. They last 10 to 25 times longer and save $30 to $80 each in electricity costs over their lifetimes. See energystar.gov for more tips.
Brightness is measured in lumens: 450+ lumens is equal to the brightness of 40-watt incandescent bulb; 800+ lumens for a 60-watt bulb; 1,100+ lumens for a 75-watt bulb; and 1,600+ lumens for a 100-watt bulb.
Households with income at or below 60% of the Wisconsin state median income (SMI) may be eligible for WHEAP and weatherization services. Many households with income from farms, offices, factories and other work places receive WHEAP assistance and weatherization services.
How to Apply
Call 608-267-8601, your local agency will determine your household’s eligibility for the WHEAP and Weatherization programs during the application process. Households eligible for weatherization will have their application information forwarded to the local weatherization agency.