Homelab - Building Services
Light replacement calculator
Enter tariff from your power bill and up to 5 light replacement scenarios including old and new wattage (after replacement), number of globes and daily usage in hours/day. Press Calculate button to show results.
You can add or change the data and recalculate to see the difference.
 

 
Tariff (c/kWh)
Old wattage New wattage Qty Hrs/day Savings ($/year)
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This light replacement calculator is indicative only, and should not be solely relied upon as a complete calculation tool for any rebates or savings. Homelab accepts no responsibility for errors or miscalculations of this calculator. The results may not be accurate as some input data depends on correct estimation.
 
The table below shows typical light replacement options, with before and after wattages. The wattages are quoted on like-for-like basis, that is, the new light should produce same or marginally higher light output.

 
 Product
Old wattage
New (LED) wattage
 Incandescent globes
75W or 100W
7W to 10W
 Down lights
35W or 50W
5W to 8W
 Fluoro tubes  600mm
18W
7W-9W
 Fluoro tubes 1200mm
36W
12W
 High bays
400W
80W
 Shop lights - rectangular
70W or 150W
18W or 24W
 Shop lights - round
2 x 26W
15W
 Reflectors
75W to 150W
12W or 15W