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Looking for a reason to make the switch from fluorescent lights to LED?

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Looking for a reason to make the switch from fluorescent lights to LED?

    Here are the top ten reasons to make the switch to LED lighting: Longer life: LED don’t have a thread that will burn out and break frequently. LEDS have a huge life expectancy of over 50,000 hours on average. LEDS last twenty times longer than incandescent bulbs and twice the time of fluorescent bulb. Safe to use: No burnt fingers when you replace LED lights as they only release a 20% heat energy. These bulbs reduce the risk of house fires as they have a lower heat emission. They are not as delicate as normal blobs either so...

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LED lighting usage around the world

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LED lighting usage around the world

  Since the production of the led lights in 1962 it’s nothing new to see these small lights emitting diodes popping up everywhere. Throughthe developments they have become a popular source of lighting in offices, homes, traffic lights, and cars. They have an increase focus on global energy-efficiency and advanced technology. The European commission have said they want to phase out the halogen bulbs due to the low energy efficiency which comes after the ban on the incandescent bulbs in the effort to cut out greenhouse gases. LEDS are travelling all around the world and more and more places are...

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Retrofitting your home for LED

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Retrofitting your home for LED

  If you are still using the old bulbs, you can retrofit your home into the new LED lights with new features and latest technology to bring in more energy efficiency in your home. LED lights are a bit different comparing to the other old lights. When you consider retrofitting, do it to all light fixtures to be able to see the difference and enjoy the full benefit of LED. You will need to change the hardware that you were using before because it’s not compatible with LED lights, you must buy the compatible ones. LED have become very popular...

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LED Vs Incandescent Lights

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LED Vs Incandescent Lights

  LED is a two-light semiconductor that produces light, electrons and electron wholes that combine to release energy that is in form of photons. The color of the bulb is determined by the energy of the semiconductor. They are long lasting and save a lot of energy, saving money in the long run. Incandescent lights have electric wirethat produce light through heated filaments, which get heated and glow emitting visible light. It contains inert gas where the filament is protected from oxidation with a fused quartz. They are made in different sizes, voltage ratings and light output. They are manufactured...

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LED Lighting for outdoor use

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LED Lighting for outdoor use

LEDs in outdoor lighting.  LED lighting is becoming the best solution for outdoor lighting solutions.  The reasons LED are popular for outdoors is because they are energy efficient and the best on the market. They have the longest lifespan and product warranties and the ability to produce high quality light that can have many different characteristics. The price continues to come down and with the lifespan they offer you know right away it is the right investment. It falls into the category you get what you pay for. Parking lot lighting: It is important to have the highest quality lighting...

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