Why LED Lighting is Better Than Incandescent and CFL Lighting

LED lighting is very different from other lighting sources such as incandescent bulbs and CFLs. The key differences includes the following: Light Source: LEDs are the same size of a fleck of pepper and a mix of red, green and blue LEDs is typically used to make white light. Direction: LEDs emit light in a specific direction, reducing the need for reflectors and diffusers that can trap light. This feature makes LEDs more efficient for many uses such as recessed downlights and task lighting. With other types of lighting, the light must be reflected to the desired direction and more than half of the light may never leave the fixture. Heat: LEDs emit very little heat. In comparison, incandescent bulbs release 90% of their energy as heat and CFLs release about 80% of their energy as heat. BENEFITS OF LED LIGHTING LED lighting is extremely energy efficient and consume up to 90% less power than incandescent bulbs. Since […]

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