More and more people are using LED lights for their indoor and outdoor lighting and they also have a wide range of commercial uses too. LEDs are the the only form of lighting which don’t use heat or toxic gases to create light and this gives them many benefits over other forms of lighting. So let’s take a closer look.
They never burn out
Typically LED lights are made from multiple LEDs joined together and working as one unit. The advantage of this is that should one LED stop working it’s unlikely to have much impact on the light being emitted whereas if a conventional light has a problem then it doesn’t work at all. LEDs are also estimated to emit 60,000 to 100,000 hours worth of light for their lifetime compared to just 2,000 hours from an incandescent light bulb and 15,000 hours for a fluorescent bulb. Pretty impressive, huh!
Long term monetary saving
LEDs have a life expectancy of in excess of 10 years and an energy efficiency rate of 80-90% which means you can expect to make immediate savings of between 60-70% on your electricity lighting bill.
LEDs are less inviting to bugs since they don’t emit ultra violet light which bugs seek out. It won’t put an end to any bug problems but you’ll notice fewer of them hanging around your lights. In addition, since there is little heat radiated from LEDs they can be used for materials and goods which are sensitive to heat and and for lighting UV sensitive objects such as in museums and art galleries.
Improved motor lighting
Led headlights used in vehicles have a high colour temperature which means that they can improve a driver’s vision in areas where lighting is poor.
LEDs can be joined together in any shape to produce illuminations which are highly efficient. Individual LEDs are easily dimmed and coloured, and as a result fantastic lighting effects can be created which don’t just look good to the eye but improve the mind and mood.
Led lights come in a wide variety of sizes and can be made very small, making them more versatile than fluorescent or incandescent bulbs.
Good to the environment
LED lights do not contain any toxic chemicals whereas fluorescent lights contain a plethora of materials including mercury which is harmful to the environment. They are also 100% recyclable and can help to reduce your carbon footprint by up to a third.
LEDs are built from rugged sturdy components and can withstand the toughest of conditions. Because they’re resistant to vibrations, external impacts, and shock they’re ideal for outside lighting systems that are exposed to harsh weather conditions, wind and rain, vandalism, traffic, and even construction sites.
These are just a few of the benefits of LED lights and there are many more. If you’re in need of assistance with any LED light installations for your home or business then we can help. Call us today on 0429 139 039 to discuss your needs and we’ll send you round a really good electrician.