Low Voltage LED Landscape Lighting
Adding low voltage landscape lighting is the finishing touches to your landscape project. Installing the right landscape lighting will bring your landscape to life and truly complete the project.
3 Reason to Install LED Low Voltage Landscape Lights
- Bulb replacement cost
- Maintenance cost
- Earth Friendly
The LED MR16 landscape lighting bulbs will last 50,0000 hours compared to the standard 2,000 to 3,000 hrs from a MR16 halogen bulb. Based purely on bulb cost, this will save an average $ 236.25 over the lifetime of the LED bulb. In addition to the savings on the LED landscape bulb, the maintenance cost to service the LED low voltage landscape light is far less. Typically, changing your landscape lighting bulbs will cost $79.99 per hour. A typically landscape lighting specialist can change 4 bulbs, service the landscape lights and test the system per hour. Changing your landscape lighting fixtures from halogen lights to LED low voltage landscape lights will save an additional $325.00 per light.
LED Low Voltage Landscape Lighting Annual Operational Cost:
The below chart provides an annual operational cost for energy used to operate 1 landscape light. The yearly operational cost of an LED light per unit will save an additional $8-12 per year. 20 LED landscape lights for 10 years will provide an additional savings of $2,000.00 per home.
LED Landscape Lighting Cost Savings Summary-
- Light Replacement Cost with Labor - $265.00
- Annual Operational Savings - $200.00
- Annual Service/Replacement Savings- $ 56.13
- 10 year cost savings less installation/light fixture $2,296.30
If you are considering replacing an existing landscape lighting system or if you an considering installing new low voltage landscape lighting, I would recommend to install a LED low voltage landscape lighting system.