A Q&A on LED Lights for Consumers
Many of us still find converting to power-friendly lights like LED light bulbs confusing. Here’s a simple question and answer guide and the important things you need to know about LEDs. Converting to LED lights: everything you need to know LED lighting is finally coming of age, but many of us are still nervous of this relatively new technology. Thanks to campaign group 10:10, Simon Brammer of the Ashden Foundation is here to illuminate us all What lights do you use at home? I'm 100% LED now - even my fridge light is LED. You don't need to go that far - I'm a little obsessed! It has taken me a couple of years of learning to get it right. The most important lesson has been light 'temperature'. This is measured in Kelvin (you'll find it on the packet of any light bulb). I like a warm white, much like the old-fashioned tungsten bulbs. This is about 2700 Kelvin (K). It's interesting that folks from colder climates tend to favour a warm light, while folks from hotter climates prefer something more white or blue. Now I understand the colour I like, I generally get the right bulb each time. Read on at The Guardian.