Would you like to save money and improve the environment? Then choosing LED is an simple choice to make. LED lamps are easy to install in to existing sockets and you can begin to enjoy significant savings immediately.
Use less electricity for the same light output - 85% less electricity when compared to conventional lighting and around 18% less electricity compared to CFL. Worldwide, around 20% of electricity is consumed in lighting. LED can make a big impact on your energy use. Savings really ratchet up in areas such as security, where lights are left on for longer periods. The average EU household has 24 lamp points and there is an LED alternative for nearly all of them.
Typically LED lamps have a lifetime of 50,000 hours – that is over 22 years if used for 3 hours per day. Plus, with no filament LED lamps are more robust. This will result in you saving money on replacement lamps and building maintenance. Conventional bulbs last around 1,000-2,000 hours (1-2 years) and CFL around 6,000 -15,000 hours (6 to 13 years).
Millions of dollars are being spent on research and development to make LED products even more efficient for the future. The low power and weight features of LED products make it ideal for new types of lighting such as LED strips, downlights and luminaires that are available now. LED products are also being integrated into control systems that can be remotely controlled by smartphones and tablets.
With falling prices of LED products, long term increases in energy costs tied with improving efficiency of LED with more light for each unit of energy; the argument to switch to LED now is very compelling as payback periods become shorter.