LED INFORMATION

What does LED stand for?

LED is short for Light-Emitting Diode.

What is the rated life of an LED bulb?

LEDs are known for being very long-lasting and many LED bulbs have a rated life of up to 50,000 hours. They last about 50 times longer than a typical incandescent bulbs.

Where can LED bulbs be used?

Most LED bulbs are a direct screw in replacement for standard household light sockets.

Are LED bulbs green?

Yes, LED bulbs are very green. Since LED bulbs use less electricity to produce light they help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and this helps lower electric bills.

Do LED bulbs generate a lot of heat?

No, LED bulbs generate very little heat which is why LED bulbs are very energy efficient. Even though LED bulbs give off very little heat they should not be placed in a completely enclosed fixture. They still need to allow the heat they do produce to dissipate through the heat sink.

The Advantages of LED bulbs:

  1. Extremely long rated life.
  2. Use much less electricity.
  3. Do not contain any mercury.
  4. Do not emit UV or infrared radiation.
  5. Extremely environmentally friendly.
  6. Can be mounted at any angle.
  7. Give off very little heat.