Of course, you can definitely save money just by dimming your LED pot lights to your choice of level brightness. The modern days LED pot lights dimmer actually reduces the energy being used to power the pot lights. For example, if your pot light consumes 12 watts of power when on full power brightness, you then dimmed it to 50% of the full power, your energy consumption will drop to only 6 watts of power.
This was not the case for the older model of pot lights. In the past, when you used a dimmer to dim your lights, you still consume the same amount of required energy and the remaining energy is lost as heat energy. So you weren't necessary saving any money even though you were dimming your lights.
LED pot lights works far better and superior than a CFL bulb, and they last longer than any other type of lights. LED pot lights also do not heat up much as compared to CFL and other types of light bulbs. It also last longer without getting burnt too early as is the case with other types of light bulbs. These are the reasons why LED lights are so much in demand and popular amongst people who knows the truth behind the advantages of using an LED light bulbs.
If you find yourself using only half of the full power for your pot lights, you might want to consider buying a lower wattage pot lights which will be less brighter but at least according to your choice preference. There would be times when you need to use full power for maximum brightness from your pot lights and in that case, you are better off sticking with the higher wattage pot lights and using a dimmer to instead achieve a lesser brightness when needed.