LED SOLUTIONS – WHY IT MATTERS
LED, or light emitting diodes, are the lighting systems of the future. They seem to be everywhere, and it doesn’t look like they’re going to be going anywhere anytime soon. More and more people are switching over to LEDs each day. Is switching over to a LED solution right for you? We here at OS-Direct can help you make that decision.
Just what are the benefits of switching from conventional lighting to LEDs? To begin with, conventional lightings forms often contain harmful elements, such as mercury or tungsten. True, conventional light bulbs do not contain a lethal amount, but because of these ingredients, it can make it difficult to recycle.
LEDs are made from a small chip, encased in epoxy or resin, which makes it much more durable than traditional lighting. There’s no worrying about broken filaments, or broken pieces of glass. Unlike incandescent or fluorescent bulbs, LEDs can withstand extreme heat, shock, and high vibrations.
Efficiency And A Longer Lifetime
Not only are LEDs more resilient, they’re also extremely energy efficient. They use up to 90% less power than traditional lighting like fluorescent or incandescent bulbs. Because they use less power to run, you’ll soon see a price drop in your electricity bill, and who doesn’t need a price drop every now and then?
When it comes to incandescent bulbs, they can expel up to 90% of their energy as heat. This can be dangerous to anyone that touches the bulbs, especially small children. With LEDs you never have to worry about a hot bulb, or the dangers that come with it. The potential for burns and fires drastically decreases with LEDs.
It is true that switching to LEDs can be expensive at first, but in the long run, LEDs are the better option. LEDs, if used correctly, can have a lifetime of up to 60,000 hours. Compare that to the measly 1,500 hours for incandescent bulbs, and it obvious that you’ll be saving more money in the long run if you allow us at OS-Direct to help you make a switch.
Now that you have a better understanding of LEDs and their benefits, you can see why we here at OS-Direct love them. We firmly believe that they’re the way of the future, and we want to help you make a change today. Always feel free to give us a call with any questions you have. We’re more than willing to answer each and every one of them!