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Merry Christmas! Here's a guide to high-efficiency holiday decoration:

In 1989, the world watched an all-too familiar scenario when Chevy Chase spent a day in the snow testing thousands of Christmas lights for the offending dead bulbs. Now 25 years since Chase brought Clark Griswold to life in Christmas Vacation, home holiday displays have arguably gotten only more ostentatious. While technology might not yet rid us of knotted wires or battling an icy roof to affix Santa Claus close to the chimney, it has greatly improved the efficiency and capacity of outdoor lighting with LEDs. Not to mention eliminating the need for a devoted basement shelf to replacement light bulbs with lights that last more than a decade. Here is our holiday roundup of options to deck the halls without doubling electricity costs or sacrificing any opportunity to embarrass your children. Switch to LEDs LEDs use about 80 percent less energy than the classic Christmas bulb...

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