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WSDG&E® is exchanging up to three old holiday light strands for an equal number of complimentary color light-emitting diode (LED) holiday light strands to customers throughout San Diego County. SDG&E® and its community partners are hosting eight light exchanges throughout the County, ringing in energy savings and increased safety for the holiday season.



No Cost LED Holiday Lighting Exchanges


SDG&E is once again offering no cost LED holiday lights in exchange for your old incandescent holiday light strands. At these holiday lighting events, you can:


* Exchange up to three incandescent holiday light strands* for multi-colored LED holiday light strands

* Exchange up to five incandescent light bulbs* for energy-efficient CFLs (available at select events –

Coronado and El Cajon ONLY)

* Exchange up to two halogen torchiere lamps* for more energy efficient models (available at select events – Coronado and El Cajon ONLY)



Benefits of LED Holiday Lights


LED holiday lights can save you a lot of energy and money when compared to traditional incandescent holiday lights.LED holiday lights are also cool to the touch (a reduced fire hazard), making them safer for you and your family. LED lights shine brighter and last up to 100 times longer than incandescent lights, and they can cost up to 90% less to run!


Along with new holiday lights, customers will receive a no-cost Home Energy & Water Savings Kit in an eco-friendly reusable shopping bag! The kit includes a low-flow showerhead and three faucet aerators.


For dates and locations of LED holiday light exchanges, click here to view a flyer or visit to learn more.


This Freebie Alert is provided by Nancy and Dawn Clement, East County Magazine’s Dollar-Wise Diva columnists and they can be reached at 619-563-4184 or For more Freebie Alerts and money-saving tips, check out their weekly column at:, just scroll down until you reach the Dollar-wise Diva’s banner.