- 28/July, 2018
Top 5 Facts About LED Lighting that you may not know!
Nowadays, LED lights are used in every second home because of its great efficiency and less electricity consumption. Even after consuming very less amount of electricity, LED lights give the perfect light that is required. That means LEDs serve the purpose and has more advantages than other lights. There are advancements in LED lights, like its availability in different colours that makes it easier for users to design their home or office in a better way.
We all know the various advantages of LED lights like:
• LED lights consume less electricity. It can save up to 80% of your light electricity bill and thus, are energy-efficient
• LED lights are durable and lasts up to 15* years with the constant amount of light. Unlike other lights, LED never dims with time
• LEDs maintain a cold temperature. Unlike those old fluorescent lamps, LEDs do not heat up. The excessive heat and ultraviolet radiation present can be a hazard to people and materials. Whereas, LED lights emit no ultraviolet radiations
• LED bulbs do not produce blue waves and let our brain feel relaxed and increases the productivity
But there are several facts about the LED light that you may not know. So, to know about all such facts, here have a look!
1) Greenhouse gas emissions get reduced
If every Indian switches to one light bulb with an Energy Star LED, that’s equivalent to removing the emissions from 6,48,000 cars.
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2) LEDs contain no mercury
LED lights contain no mercury, and it has a very low environmental impact than incandescent bulbs. They also have an edge over compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) that is expected to grow over time as LED technology continues the steady improvement.
Traditional lighting contains trace amounts of mercury, which is a highly toxic gas. And throwing broken pieces of incandescent bulbs leads to toxic mercury build-up in groundwater, which harms our environment and health badly. But on the other hand, LED lights use no mercury at all, which makes it safe for you and for the environment as well.
3) LED lighting has direction
Some bulbs are omnidirectional, while others can be focussed in a single direction. But, unlike CFLs or those incandescent traditional lights/bulbs that emit lights all around them, LED lighting can be focussed or omnidirectional both, depending on the LED bulb and your application.
LEDs give a possibility to direct light rays exactly where it is necessary. This makes LED bulbs even more economical and efficient.
4) LEDs light up instantly
CFL (Compact Fluorescent Light) bulbs are a common alternative to LED lights but with time, the CFL lights start looking a little dim. CFL lights are hyper-sensitive to climate and take a long time to reach full brightness in a cold room or during cold weather. Whereas, LED bulbs hit maximum brilliance the moment you turn on the light.
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5) Stay Cool with LEDs
Touching a compact fluorescent light or an incandescent bulb surface leads to burn, as the surface of these bulbs heat up when it is on. Whereas, you can simply touch the surface of an LED or you can even touch a flammable material without risking a burn, as the surface of an LED light is not hot. Instead, LED bulbs are designed to sink the heat into the back side of the bulb, which avoids the parallel of traditional light bulbs.
So, these were 5 facts about LED lighting that you may not know. You can get great quality LED lights HERE.