Are LED bulbs cost effective?
Compared to when LEDs first came onto the market, the prices have gone down tremendously. Costs between models vary, but a high-quality bulb will be more expensive than your typical lightbulb.
However, it's important to remember the lifespan, maintenance, electricity, and replacement costs that you will be saving when choosing LEDs. In other words, it's definitely worth the higher upfront costs to reap the long-term savings.