According to price comparison website moneysupermarket.com, making such purchases may see people keep back a maximum of £40 over the lifetime of the bulb.
This suggestion was included as part of the organisation's top tips to minimise heating bills this winter, as its latest piece of research revealed that over 24 million individuals would prefer to wear additional clothing rather than switch the thermostat on.
"It is concerning however that people are so worried about how they are going to pay for their bills they are having second thoughts about turning the heating on," said energy manager Scott Byrom.
Other ideas to reduce expenditure during the colder months recently came from the Independent, which featured suggestions from official bodies such as directgov.uk and the European Union.
These included turning off all lights when leaving a room and switching appliances off after use.