LED lighting has changed the way we light our world. It uses a fraction of the energy of older, Inefficientincandescent and CFL lighting options, and offers a range of light choices, from classic warm light, often preferred in homes, to cooler white light, that offers a modern clarity.
The benefits of LED lighting are many, making them an increasingly popular choice for residential, commercial, and industrial property owners who are concerned about energy conservation, environmental impact, cost savings, and more.
LEDs do not contain mercury, a harmful toxin present in fluorescent lighting, therefore, LEDs are safer to use and do not damage the environment when they are disposed of at the end of their life.
Heat emissions are minimal with LED lights, so they remain cool to the touch, making them ideal for heat-sensitive applications.LEDs also emit minimal Ultra Violet light (UV), which attracts insects and can be damaging to skin, fabrics, and artwork.
Aside from the energy savings offered by LED lights’ efficiency, they also provide additional benefits when air conditioning is in use, as the lower heat emissions of the LED lights mean that the air conditioning does not work as hard, saving power and extending the life of the air conditioning unit.
LEDs provide 100% light output instantly when they are switched on, as they do not require the warm-up time of fluorescent lights. They are also free of visible flicker, which can be extremely distracting and discomfiting to manypeople.
LED lights offer incredible longevity, 4 to 40 times greater than traditional options, and their light output is consistently bright and clearthroughout their entire lifespan.
As well as being long lasting, LEDs are also not susceptible to damage due to vibration or shock, as they do not contain a filament, making LED lighting an extremely reliable light source.
The bright and pleasing environment provided by LED lighting can lead to increased staff productivity and well-being.
LED lights are favoured as a green lighting option, which are also easy to dispose of at the end of their life, as they do not contain harmful chemicals. In contrast, the mercury in a single fluorescent lamp can contaminate 30,000 litres of water to beyond the limits for safe drinking.
The total costs of conventional lighting options come from the maintenance required, including replacement labour, lamp replacement costs, and disposal costs. With LED lighting, these costs are eliminated. LED is a long-term, efficient, cost-saving solution.