Long life time stands out as the number one benefit of LED lights! LED bulbs have an exceptional operational life time expectation of up to 100,000 hours. This is 11 years of continuous operation or 22 years at 50% usage. If you leave the LED fixture on for 8 hours a day it would take around 20 years before you’d have to replace the LED bulb.
LED’s are today’s most efficient way of lighting; an estimated energy efficiency of 80%-90% when compared to traditional lighting and conventional light bulbs. You can go back to the Comparison Chart from the previous blog and see how energy efficient LED bulbs can be.
LED lights are free of toxic chemicals. Most conventional fluorescent lighting bulbs contain a multitude of materials one being mercury, that is dangerous for the environment. LED lights contain no toxic materials and are 100% recyclable, this will help you to reduce your carbon footprint by up to a third. A huge step towards a greener future!
LEDs are extremely durable, they are built with sturdy components that are highly rugged and can withstand even the toughest conditions. Because LED lights are resistant to shock, vibrations and external impacts, they make great outdoor lighting systems for rough terrain, exposure and construction/manufacturing sites.
Instant Lighting & Frequent Switching
LED lights brighten up immediately when powered on, which has great advantages for infrastructure projects such as traffic and signal lights. LED lights can switched off and on frequently without affecting the LED’s lifetime or light emission. In contrast, traditional lighting may take several seconds to reach full brightness, and frequent on/off switching does drastically reduce operational life expectancy.