GRAPH: Cost to operate holiday lights

December 13, 2010 | 5:52 p.m. CST
For today’s holiday enthusiast, there are many more options available than traditional, incandescent holiday lights. LED lights use less electricity, which can lead to a lower electric bill. See how much it will cost the average Columbia resident to operate strands of each type of lights for 8 hours a night, every night for the month of December.