World's Largest Selection of Decorative Switch Plates

Spice up your home's energy-saving lighting scheme with a new series of switch plates

With the move afoot to change to energy-saving light fixtures in your home, you can also change your decor with some new and unique switch plates dimmers.

Traditional and incandescent lighting account for about 15 percent of a homeowner's electric bill annually, and, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, up to $50 can be saved each year by installing new, energy-efficient bulbs.

Federal lighting standards that went into effect in 2012 have led to an explosion of "green" lighting products, including energy-efficient LED bulbs that federal analysts say can save you 75 to 80 percent compared to your old light bulbs.

Energy-saving incandescent bulbs will net you a 25 percent savings, according to the DOE, and compact fluorescent lamps could save you 75 percent of your annual costs. CFLs also have an unusual, curlicue design for your kids and guests to marvel at.

Also, because common decorating sense dictates that if you're changing your lights, you need to change your switches, decorative switch plates to match your decor could be just what you need to finish off your lighting project in fine style.

Outlet covers may seem like a minor player in your general scheme, but Good Housekeeping magazine noted that with the correct designer switch plate to fit your needs, your project will receive rave reviews from friends and family alike - and look good, too! 

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