the pros and cons of led lighting

by:DGT Lighting     2020-05-23
The lighting industry has recently experienced a renaissance.
Incandescent lamps, which have existed since the late nineteenth century, as part of the growing pressure to pursue a greener and greener political agenda, a range of economic and energy-saving alternatives have been supplemented.
Most importantly, compact fluorescent lamps (CFL)
This is basically a miniature version of the ugly fluorescent tube hanging in the office.
LED or solid state lighting (SSL)
In contrast, this is still a relatively young technology.
And LEDs (LEDs)
Since the 1960 s, commercial alternatives to halogen lamps/incandescent lamps have not been made until the beginning of the 21st century.
Earlier prototypes demonstrated many of the shortcomings usually associated with CFLs, such as cool, unattractive light, but many creases have been ironed over time.
Now, LED lights are at the edge of the lighting industry revolution.
The following are just a few reasons: the energy efficient led is more efficient and consumes less energy compared to halogen lamps and incandescent lamps.
The efficiency of the bulb is calculated by the so-called \"lumen to Watt (lmW)
Ratio, which tells us how much electricity they turn into light, and how much electricity they waste as heat.
The lmW of the Led is much higher than the conventional bulb and requires less energy to produce the same amount of light as an incandescent or halogen lamp.
This makes them more cost-effective and reduces the impact on the environment.
The average life of the LED is around 50,000 hours.
You may find that some manufacturers or retailers exaggerate the figure, offering a price of 70,000 hours, while others may understate the offer for 30,000 hours.
All you need to know is that the life of the led is much longer than that of an incandescent or compact fluorescent lamp.
This higher life expectancy helps reduce the cost of replacement and helps our environment.
This is linked to our previous views on energy efficiency.
As mentioned earlier, the led converts more electricity into light and releases less heat.
This not only makes them economical and efficient, but also makes them cooler.
Like some retailers, it\'s not true to say LEDs don\'t generate heat, but they don\'t get as hot as halogen lamps.
The high temperature generated by the filament-based bulb will leave burning marks on expensive lamps and even cause the bulb to \"explode\" and make it a potential fire hazard.
The LED should be cool enough to handle even after long use.
The components inside the LED bulb can be much smaller than the specifications of the filament or vacuum light source.
This makes them more adaptable and you have been able to find LED bulbs in all the most common bulb formats, including GU10, MR16, B22, and e27.
You can also find them in some formats that use LED separately, such as flexible LED tapes.
Now, if we don\'t solve at least one \"con\" related to LED lighting, it won\'t be a fair assessment.
The most noteworthy is the cost.
The upfront cost of cost LED lighting is currently much higher than other types of lighting.
While it is easy to see this as a disadvantage, it must be remembered that the purchase price of the bulb will be returned over time in the form of saving electricity and replacing less.
VantagePoint Capital Partners said that with the increase in demand for green technology and the increase in the number of competitors, the price of LED will decline by 2015.
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