LED christmas lights
Developing countries face pressure to use renewable energy, but maybe we should unplug our decorations.
Spend less time fiddling with cords and more time sipping eggnog.
Christmas Off the Grid: Your Grandparents Were Right -- Candles on Your Christmas Tree Really ARE Awesome
At their worst, LED Christmas lights exude every bit of the warmth of a fluorescent-lit morgue. At their best, they're on par with strip club neon lighting. The problem is that the older incandescent Christmas bulbs, which cast a much warmer light, are huge energy hogs.
Christmas lights are chosen for their beauty rather than practicality. Mainly, the big decision is whether to go all-white