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December 2017

LED lights: an economical and long-lasting solution

LED lights are becoming more and more popular, and we wager that they will receive considerable attention over time. It is easy to appreciate the excitement surrounding them when we consider all their benefits.

LED lamps help create a safe, healthy and productive work environment. But there is more: these lights are also durable and economical.

Following are a number of the most prominent selling points for LED lights, for the planet and for your wallet.

LED Lights’ Energy-Efficient Standing

LED lighting products are far more efficient and they consume much less energy than their traditional counterparts. In fact, LED lights are believed to be 80% more efficient, which means that 80% of the energy they consume is actually converted to light. The residual energy is transformed into heat, whereas incandescent lights only achieve 20% efficiency.

Lamp heat dissipation infographic

Lighting systems that generate a great deal of heat compel us to counter the effect by using cooling mechanisms during periods of hot weather. Think of the savings you might achieve with light bulbs that diffuse minimal amounts of heat. This is what we call the cross-effect of lighting conversion.

LED lights provide superior energy efficiency compared to traditional light bulbs. When using LED bulbs, you are ensuring substantial, long-term power savings.

LED Lights’ Longer Life Span

LED lamps have a considerably longer life span than traditional lights. In fact, they can last up to 100,000 hours. This is 15 times longer than the life span of a traditional light bulb.

True, LED lights are costlier than regular lights. However, in the long run, the savings are well worth the initial output.

LED Lights’ Minimal Maintenance Needs

LED lights have a long duration, so the need to replace them is not as frequent as it is with other light products. Imagine not having to change a light bulb for years and years!

Moreover, the maintenance requirements of an LED light will effectively reduce the cost of labour and maintenance over time. This therefore increases the cost-benefit of the initial investment.

The LED Light’s Components

Contrary to traditional lighting products, LED lights contain no mercury, lead or polluting gases.

As there are little to no toxic components in an LED light, it is more environmentally sound and represents less health risks.

LED Lights’ Integrated Lighting Controls

Smart lighting controls integrated into LED lights allow us to program the appropriate light in accordance with existing needs. This extends to various indicators such as dimming and motion sensors.

Smart integrated lighting controls allow companies that use this lighting format in their spaces to reduce energy consumption by 25% or more. Such an investment represents guaranteed cost savings as well as a minimized impact on the environment.

Finally, in the long run, LED lights lower our financial output, and have a limited impact on the environment. LED lights meet all residential, commercial and industrial requirements. They also improve the quality of light diffused in a space! Why do without?