Upgrading and installing light-emitting diodes (LEDs) can help a business or building owner save significant amounts of money on energy and maintenance costs as well as reduce energy usage. For companies who want to reduce their carbon footprint, LEDs are environmentally friendly and help to eliminate carbon emissions. Before a business decides to install LEDs, it is important to know the number of benefits of the lights.
The benefits of using LEDs LEDs are efficient because of the way they direct light. Unlike traditional lightbulbs that emit light in all directions and lead to wasted energy, LEDs direct light in a specific direction. Directed light helps to waste less energy and provide more light. Also, LEDs do not get as hot as traditional lightbulbs. According to National Geographic, incandescent lightbulbs give off as much as 90 percent of its energy as heat and fluorescent bulbs waste as much as 80 percent of energy as heat. LEDs, on the other hand, contain no glass components so they stay cool.
LED parking lot lighting would be beneficial since lights are left on for an extended period of time. LEDs also have a lifespan that is much longer than traditional bulbs. Construction Week Online reported LEDs can last for up to 70,000 hours. Fluorescent bulbs typically only last for as long as 10,000 to 30,000 hours, and incandescent bulbs, considerably less.
LEDs gradually fade as they begin to go out, so businesses are not left with blown lightbulbs and have time to install another without being inconvenienced with loss of lighting. Businesses and building owners should contact the lighting specialists at Lumenistics for more information on how LEDs can help them cut their costs and be more energy efficient. At Lumenistics, customers are offered the best option to help them meet their energy and cost savings needs.