Tuesday, May 5, 2009

LED lighting - The Energy Efficient Way To See

LED lighting - The Energy Efficient Way To See

LED lights are the way of the future, producing brighter light while at the same time using less energy. The bulbs last a lot longer, too, meaning there’s a long term saving in maintenance. Light emitting diodes (LEDS) are being used worldwide to conserve energy.
The LED advantages are numerous:
LED lights have been around for about 40 years and were originally used as small instrument lights like the ones you might have seen in an aircraft. They have progressed to domestic and business use as a very reliable source of light that is energy efficient while at the same time providing superior light output. As the world starts to look for alternatives to save energy, LED lights have gained a very strong following and will probably take over from traditional bulbs in the future.
Longer life: LED bulbs last up to ten times longer than regular bulbs. Some people even speculate that they can last up to 40 years! This saves time, money and gives your business the added bonus of being friendly to the environment, which can mean a lot to modern employees and shoppers.
More light: as mentioned the bulbs have reflectors to increase their brilliance. For this reason they produce more illumination than regular bulbs. This is useful for areas in your home where you need more light.
LED lighting can be used in a number of ways, here are a few:
Strip lighting under cabinets: cabinets can create dark areas around counters and work spaces in kitchens. This can be dangerous as well as unhygienic, making it difficult to work and clean. Some intelligently placed LED lights will create the light needed and enhance the look and feel of any kitchen or similar work area.
Reading lights: LED lights point in one direction, making them ideal as reading lamps. They generate a much brighter light which also makes them the perfect choice for late night reading marathons.
Many people use LEDs to highlight certain areas or show pieces in their home or business. LEDs are perfect for drawing attention to certain areas.
Landscape lighting: entertainment decks really come to life with just a few LED lights in the right areas. They can create highlights or can be used to illuminate the natural look of the deck. They also are ideal for drawing attention to areas of a yard or garden and create different feel than traditional bulbs.
Many colors: LED lighting comes in many colors and this is the real untapped worth of them. Different atmosphere can be created in various rooms or your house or business. You can take advantage of different hues for displays and show pieces. Colored lighting can also be used as a filter on decks and in gardens, just like a photographer would use a filter to enhance the green of a landscape.
LED lighting is the way of the future and everyone’s ticket to a greener home or business. You will save on energy, but at the same time bring better light to areas. As well, you do not have to change your light bulbs as often as traditional bulbs. You are saving your money on a newer, more superior product that gives real results.
About the Author:
Tom Sanderrs is very knowledgeable about under cabinet lighting and you can find more out at this site about under cabinet fluorescent lighting.
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1 comment:

Ale said...

LED is the future of lighting, we have seen it working and the example goes beyond expectancy. One of them is led lampen e14.