Benefits of LED Lighting
In recent years it seems the applications for lighting are almost limitless as people catch on to the multiple benefits of LED lights. For several years LED lights have been used extensively for accent lighting and decorative lighting, however more recently they are being incorporated into homes and businesses because of the huge advantages they provide.
Now with ever improving technology, there are plenty of advantages to LED lights making them a viable alternative to traditional home lighting and commercial lighting. LED replacement lamps and light fittings have started a revolution in the lighting industry which will change the way we think about domestic and commercial lighting forever.
What are the advantages of LED lights over traditional lights?
Lower Power Consumption
One of the biggest benefits of LED lights is that they are a great energy efficient lighting alternative to traditional light sources. A 9 watt LED can give the same result as a 50 watt halogen, which saves you money thanks to their energy saving properties.
Another advantage of LED lights is that they offer an average lifespan of 50,000 hours, in comparison to a compact fluorescent which has a mean life of 5000 hours and the traditional halogen lamp has approximately 1500 hours.
This means that by converting to LED lights, you'll save money as the average life of a lights in your home or office will be increased from under 2 years to more than 10 years when switching to LED lighting.
Compact and Durable Design
LED lights are compact in nature which allows for greater versatility in light fitting designs. There are also no fragile internal parts, which means they are much more resistant to heat, cold, and shock.
LED lights operate at much lower temperatures than traditional lights so they are a lot cooler and safer to touch when being handled during installation.