JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Determining how LED lighting can benefit consumers is so much easier today with the launch of the Voltahlator, a state of the art calculator that factors in each consumer's specific energy situation so they can be armed with the knowledge of just how much they will be saving by making the switch to LED. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130402/PH86716LOGO ) LED lighting can be more efficient, durable, and longer lasting than incandescent and fluorescent lighting. Now the Voltahlator has arrived to show you just how much of a money saver they can be too! In today's economic climate, the impact on your wallet may be the most important benefit when considering making the big switch to LED. The Voltahlator is not the first energy saving calculator to hit the market, however unlike the others, it incorporates the "time value of money" in its calculations. Why is this important? For the first time, you can analyze the "present value" of your future annual savings by switching to LED lighting. By incorporating this feature, you can be confident you are making a sound financial decision. What is a discount rate and how does it help you determine your savings by switching to LED lighting? Think of the discount rate as an "opportunity cost". What % return could you get if you used your money a different way? Would you save it, invest it, use it towards your bills? You choose your discount rate according to your answer to this question. Once your information is entered, the Voltahlator does the rest. And one of the best features of the Voltahlator is that it is FREE! That's right, all you have to do is go to www.Voltahlator.com and follow a few simple steps and you will be able to view, in easy-to-follow graphs, just how much you will save by investing in LED lighting – free of charge! LED technology is the future of lighting and with the Voltahlator, the savings that consumers will enjoy by embracing this new technology is made crystal clear.