Cost Benefit Analysis: LED Vs Incandescent Vs CFL

Over the decade, advances in technology have caused innovations in the way to light our homes and business building. First the invention of traditional bulbs such as incandescent and fluorescent light bulb. Nowadays we have CFL and LED as advent in lighting. But the question over here, which light bulbs rule over other? Let take a look beside Cost what other variables you should consider as well.

 

Comparing Costs: CFLs vs. LEDs Vs Incandescent

 

Buying one quality bulb that lasts decades is a smaller amount pricey within the long-term than shopping for a dozen or a lot of cheaper that keep burning out. Let's have look on the type of bulbs purchase cost and Operating life cycle over a 25,000 hour.

 

 

Incandescent

CFL

LED

Average Lifespan

1,200 hrs

8,000hrs

25,000hrs

Watt used

60W

13W

10

Approximate cost per bulb

$1

$2

$5

Total cost of Electricity used

$180

$42

$25

No. Of bulbs to complete 25,ooo hrs

21

3

1

No. Of bulb purchase over 21 years

$21

$6

$5

 

 

If we calculate the total operational cost over 21 years then in the conclusion, we would find LED operational cost is less as compared to other bulbs. Therefore, LED Lighting increased popularity due to cost-effective property.