Puget Sound Energy Offers Customers Instant Discounts on LED Light Bulbs in Time for Shorter Daylight Hours

First 50 Customers in Line at Participating Best Buy and Fred Meyer Stores on Black Friday Receive Free LED Bulbs

BELLEVUE, Wash. (Nov. 2, 2012) – With the shortest day of the year fast approaching Puget Sound Energy is offering residential electric customers instant discounts on a variety of light emitting diode (LED) bulbs. Long lasting, efficient LED bulbs can be purchased at participating retail stores for less than $3 with PSE discounts.

In addition to the limited time LED bulb instant discounts the first 50 Black Friday shoppers in line at participating Best Buy and Fred Meyer stores on Nov. 23 will receive a free 40W equivalent LED bulb.

LED bulbs use up to 80 percent less energy while producing the same quality and brightness of light that customers are used to getting from old incandescent bulbs. ENERGY STAR®-qualified LED bulbs also have an average life span of up to 25,000 hours or up to 25 years, compared to incandescent bulbs which can last up to 1,000 hours.

Most LED bulbs are dimmable, making them a great solution for kitchen and dining room lights. The average household can save $150 a year in energy costs by replacing the 25 most frequently lights in the home with LED bulbs.

PSE is offering residential electric customers the following limited time instant discounts on LED lighting while supplies last at participating retailers, which can be found at PSE.com/LightingRetailers:

  • $3.99 for Insignia 9W (40W equivalent) LED bulb, after $10 instant rebate, available at participating Best Buy stores from Nov. 23 – Dec. 31.
  • $6.99 for Insignia 13W (60W equivalent) LED bulb, after $10 instant rebate, available at participating Best Buy stores from Nov. 23 – Dec. 31.
  • $7.79 for Energetic Lighting 7.5W (40W equivalent) LED bulb, after $10 instant rebate, available at participating Fred Meyer stores, Nov. 18 – Jan. 12.
  • $12.82 for Energetic Lighting 12W (60W equivalent) LED bulb, after $10 instant rebate, available at participating Fred Meyer stores, Nov. 18 – Jan. 12.
  • $5.99 for Zenaro Lighting two-pack of 12W (60W equivalent) LED bulbs, after $20 instant rebate, available at participating Walgreens stores, Nov. 23 – Jan. 14. 
  • $6.99 for a two-pack of Greenlite LED bulbs with PSE logo available at participating Lowe’s and McLendon Hardware stores, a $40 value.
  • $15 off select LED bulbs at participating Batteries Plus stores, LED bulbs starting at $2.99.
  • Award-winning Philips L-Prize® 60W replacement LED bulb for $39.99 after $10 instant discount from PSE, available at participating Home Depot stores.
  • Up to $10 off a variety of LED bulbs and fixtures that meet ENERGY STAR specifications at participating retailers.

Through Dec. 15, customers can also purchase PSE discounted LED bulbs online at shopzenaro.com, all orders receive free shipping:

  • 40W equivalent omni-directional A-line LED bulbs
    • $11.99 for two-pack of 8W LED bulbs, after $20 instant rebate
    • $29.99 for six-pack of 8W LED bulbs, after $60 instant rebate
    • $35.99 for nine-pack of 8W LED bulbs, after $90 instant rebate
  • 60W equivalent omni-directional A-line LED bulbs
    • $19.99 for two-pack of 12W LED bulbs, after $20 instant rebate
    • $45.99 for six-pack of 12W LED bulbs, after $60 instant rebate
    • $62.99 for nine-pack of 12W LED bulbs, after $90 instant rebate

To learn more about LED bulbs and available PSE rebates, visit PSE.com/LEDs or call a PSE Energy Advisor at 1-800-562-1482, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

About Puget Sound Energy

Washington state’s oldest local energy company, Puget Sound Energy serves 1.1 million electric customers and more than 750,000 natural gas customers in 11 counties. A subsidiary of Puget Energy, PSE meets the energy needs of its customers, in part, through cost-effective energy efficiency, procurement of sustainable energy resources, and far-sighted investment in energy-delivery infrastructure. PSE employees are dedicated to providing great customer service that is safe, dependable and efficient. For more information, visit www.PSE.com.

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