Which Lightbulbs Are Most Energy Efficient?

Many people are concerned with the amount of energy that their Lakeland area home uses and oftentimes are looking for easy energy savings tips for their homes. One great place to start in regards to energy efficiency is with lightbulbs. It’s good to be conscientious of turning the lights off when you leave a room, which will help cut down on energy use; however, many people question whether the type of lightbulb they use matters.

The short answer is yes. The type of lightbulb you use can make a difference when it comes to energy savings. We’ve broken down the three most common kinds of lightbulbs: incandescent, LEDs and CFLs so that you can have a better idea of the energy efficiency of each. Read on to learn more about which are the most energy efficient lightbulbs for your home.

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5 Things to Do in Lakeland, FL This Spring

Springtime in Florida is one of the best times of the year. We can finally leave the chilly temperatures behind, but the hot summer days are not yet here. There are many ways to enjoy the springtime in Lakeland. Read on to find out what fun spring events you can expect in Lakeland this year.

Lakeland FL Springtime Events

Now that spring has finally arrived, most Lakeland residents are ready to celebrate by enjoying some fun activities in the beautiful Florida weather. If you’re ready to have some fun, check out this list of our favorite springtime activities in Lakeland, FL:

Thursday Squared Food Truck Rally

Date: Every second Thursday of the month

Time: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Location: Munn Park

Brought to you by Downtown Lakeland Partnership and Tampa Bay Food Truck Rally, the Thursday Squared food truck rally brings a variety of delicious and unique foods to Munn Park. Attendees can enjoy food from over 20 different trucks all from the central Florida area. This is a fun downtown Lakeland event that you don’t want to miss!

First Friday

Date: Every first Friday of the month

Time: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Location: Downtown Lakeland

Every first Friday of the month, Downtown Lakeland holds a free and family-friendly event featuring entertainment, activities, live music, car shows, and art receptions. This is a great event for families who are looking for something fun to do on a Friday evening. Each month has a different theme with fun activities that are planned around the theme. Some of the upcoming themes include “Celebrating Public Works,” “Summer Sounds in Downtown,” and “Family Reunion.”

JROTC Annual 5K Run

Date: April 8, 2017

Time: 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Location: Lakeland Senior High School Teacher Parking Lot

Want to have fun while getting some exercise and celebrating 101 years of international JROTC programs? Join the Lakeland Senior High School Dreadnaught Battalion at their annual 5K run. The run begins at 7:30 a.m. in the Lakeland Senior High School’s Teacher Parking Lot at the corner of Hollingsworth Road and Bartown Road. All are welcome.

Green Celebration Honoring the 47th Anniversary of Earth Day

Date: Friday, April 21, 2017

Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Location: Lake Mirror Promenade

Celebrate Earth Day with a fun and concert and showcase at Lake Mirror Promenade. The event is free and will feature live music from reggae band Jah Movement. The event will also have a variety of exhibits that promote green living initiatives as well as a green initiatives showcase from participating Polk County Schools. This will be a fun event for the whole family.

Brewz Crewz Craft Beer Festival

Date: Saturday, May 21, 2017

Time: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Location: Downtown Lakeland

Do you love craft beer? Lakeland’s Brewz Crewz allows Florida’s craft beer lovers to sample almost 100 brews from different Central Florida breweries. You can also meet brewery representatives at the festival to gain insight on the best pairings and get to know their brewing process. This is a must-see event for any Lakeland residents that enjoy craft beer. For more information, check out their website: http://brewzcrewz.com/

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