【Australian family hanging 500,000 bulbs wins Christmas lighting throne】
Christmas lights early has become a hot topic . In Europe, an Australian family has spent more than half-a-million bulbs and two months efforts preparing the lighting, which set a new world record for a Christmas lights display• Dave Richards (David Richards) from October to start an own apartment in Canberra suburb of Christmas lights installed .
So far, Richards one has to do with the 502,165 bulbs Christmas lights , Christmas lights in the houses of up to break the world record . In fact, in 2011 , Richards was also a decorated apartments with 331,038 light bulbs , but subsequently lost a decorative light bulbs to 346,283 families in New York .
It was reported that Richards family for preparing the lighting, we have spent a total length of 50 kilometers of wire , full payment of the purchase cost of lighting by themselves , in cooperation with the local power company to join the festivities , hoping to attract those who are interested to visit, and in order to raise money for children's charities .
However, do you know that how much electricity are probably consumed by this Christmas lights group with 502,165 bulbs?
The answer is that if a large lighting to illuminate the entire month-long basis, it takes about AU $2500 (about US$ 2,300) power.