WHAT IS LED
LED stands for "light emitting diode." A diode is an electrical component with two terminals which conduct the electricity only in one direction. With an electrical current, the diode emits a bright light around the small bulb. Typically, diodes have been used in many technologies such as radios, televisions and computers as an electrical component for conduction.
WHY LED IS THE BEST LIGHTING SOLUTION?
In the search for energy-efficient lighting, LEDs have proven to be the most efficient bulbs available. Energy Star-rated LEDs use at least 75 percent less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs and last 25 times longer, according to the Department of Energy. LEDs even outdo CFL (compact fluorescent lighting) bulbs in efficiency, primarily because they have 5 times higher the lifespan of CFLs. LEDs are more efficient than both incandescents and CFLs because they emit light in a targeted direction instead of scattering it in all directions and they don't require or emit great amounts of heat. Incandescents and CFLs release most of their energy as heat 90 percent and 80 percent, respectively
Technologies of lighting were developing from ancient times. Before Edison fire was used as the source of light. Time passed and it was transformed from wood fire to kerosine but it was still fire. Then Incandescent bulb was introduced and it was much durable than petrol based lamps. After a century CFL (compact fluorescent light) was introduced as Energy Saving bulb. But it still gives a lot of heat energy, contains mercury and emits UV radiation. LED lamps is the latest technology. It is absolutely green, lowest energy consumption, no mercury or radiation, durable and good quality source of lighting.
LEDs emit light in a specific direction, whereas an incandescent or fluorescent bulb emits light and heat in all directions. For direct lighting applications LED lighting uses both light and energy more efficiently.
For example, an incandescent or compact fluorescent (CFL) bulb inside of a recessed can will waste about half of the light that it produces, while a recessed down light with LEDs only produces light where it’s needed in the room below.
LED has the longest life span.
Better Light Quality
CFL energy saving bulbs give flickering light which affects human brain. Medical researches state that it could cause headaches and migraines. LED bulbs use constant current and the shade of white light appears clear and consistent over time. The light from LED bulb is much more pleasant to eye whether it's cold or warm white.
Another quality is the ability of directing light without wasting it. LED lighting, when designed well, can be more efficient, durable, versatile and longer lasting than incandescent and fluorescents lighting.
No Mercury (Hg) and UV Radiation
No Mercury or other hazardous materials are used for LED production. The amount of mercury in CFL bulbs is 4-5 milligrams which could be dangerous if the lamp is broken. Special care needed to clean it up. LED lamps are less fragile. Most of them are made from aluminium and thermoplastic. There is no need to use glass because of lower temperatures.
LED bulbs do not emit UV radiation like CFL do. Some medical researches have proven that this radiation could cause skin problems especially when you sit close to lamp. Most CFL bulbs do not have UV filters (especially cheap ones). LED give clean light.
LED lights don't make your electricity "dirty". Clean electricity means pure sine wave but when you turn on CFL bulbs they produce noise electrical noise which affects all equipment in your house especially electronics. You can filter it but most people don't. LED bulbs don't produce electrical noise back to your power supply.
LED LIGHTING IS THE BEST INVESTMENT
At the moment LED bulbs are more expensive than standard Halogen, Incandescent or CFL but technology develops and now the cost of LED is almost the same like good CFL. But it's not that simple.
Cost of bulbs
Lets compare the cost of bulbs bearing in mind the life span of LEDs.
1 LED = 8 CFL = 25 HALOGEN OR INCANDESCENT BULBS
Home and Business savings Chart
We can see from this sample calculations that if you have 45 halogen bulbs in your cafe, showroom, office or other business you loose 4.40 EURO EVERY DAY!
Another concept is the return of investment. If you change all your lamps today you will save this money as fast as 3 months within next electricity bills.
EVEN IF THE COST OF LED IS HIGHER THAN TRADITIONAL LAMPS IT WILL BE COVERED MULTIPLE TIMES WITH THE EQUIVALENT AMOUNT OF OTHER BULBS FOR LEDs LIFE SPAN
HOW TO CHOOSE LED BULB
• Estimate desired wattage - read the bulb description to choose desired illumination level. For example, a 3W LED is equivalent in output to a 50 W incandescent. But you have to consider the beam angle. CFL and incandescent bulbs are mostly 360 degrees. For example if you have 11W CFL bulb it has 650 Lumens, comparing to 5W LED luminous intensity of 350 Lumens will be more than enough because the beam angle is 120 degrees. It gives light more directional.
• Choose between warm and cool light - new LED bulbs are available in 'cool' white light, which is good for task lighting, and 'warm' light commonly used for living areas and houses. Standard halogen and incandescent bulbs mostly have warm white.
• Standard base or pin base - LEDs are available in several types of 'pin' sockets or the standard "screw' (Edison) bases for recessed or track lighting. Check which socket base you have before ordering. The variety of LED products covers most of sockets.
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