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What’s the cost of running Gemstone Lights Track Lighting System?

One of the most frequently asked questions we receive from potential customers is: “How much does it cost to run Gemstone Lights Track Lighting System?”
And before we jump directly in to answering that question, we thought we’d give you a little background information about LED lights:

  • Commercial grade LED bulbs can last between 70,000-140,000 hours.
  • That’s 70-140 times more than incandescent bulbs.
  • Switching your exterior home lights over to outdoor LED lighting will save you money on your electrical bill as well as your maintenance costs.
  • Furthermore, as technology improves, the cost of LEDs will continue to drop.

Calculating the cost of running Track Lighting by Gemstone Lights

The cost of running Gemstone Lights Track Lighting System will vary depending on the following factors:

  • The size of your home and number of lights on your system.
  • The amount of time you run your lights per day.
  • The kilowatt hour rate in your area.

The average size home (with 117 linear feet of roofline) will require 150 Gemstone Lights.

At maximum capacity Gemstone LED lights pull 1 watt/bulb.

Therefore, if you were to run the track lighting system for an average of 6 hours per day, it would cost:

$4.34 per month, or $52.80 per year.

An info-graphic visually displaying the breakdown in cost of running Gemstone Lights

These calculations are based on the maximum power draw of our lights (1 watt/light) while on bright white, at a $0.16 kilowatt hour rate.  In actuality, most customers using the track lighting system select a coloured or architectural pattern. This would result in using 25% to 60% less power than this scenario suggests.

Contact Gemstone Lighting Today

By using exterior lighting to strategically brighten your home, you can create wonderful outdoor environments for you and your family and friends. At Gemstone Lights, we believe outdoor lighting design is a mix of technique, technology and craft, and we have years of experience helping people illuminate the exterior of their homes. Listed below are some of the amazing features we offer at Gemstone Lights:

  • Warm light LED
  • Gemstone Lights custom app
  • Bumper to bumper warranty
  • Architectural lighting
  • Dimmable lights
  • Sunset and sunrise settings
  • Set multiple timers
  • Fully customizable colours
  • Individual waterproof connections
  • Cloud-enabled

At Gemstone Lights, our technology, experience and personal touch will go a long way to make the exterior of your home a place where you want to spend time. Our lighting professionals can work with you to capture the true beauty of your exterior. We’ve installed over two million lighting setups and operate all over the United States and Canada. Find a location near you.

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