Lighting Facts You May Not Have Heard Of Before
Energy saving light bulbs are all the rage these days, with
- LEDs Aren’t As Long-Lived as Advertised
LEDs have remarkably long life spans, but claims of LED bulbs lasting up to 50,000 years are greatly exaggerated. Sure, they’ll probably still work after that many hours of use, but they’ll likely have lost most of their original brightness. And for us, that’s not what we’d consider a working device. LEDs, on average, will still keep their maximum brightness well into 15,000 and 20,000 hours. After that, you may experience a loss of performance.
- Dimmers Bring Out the True Potential of LEDs
One of the reasons why some consumers cling stubbornly to incandescent bulbs is because of how well they work with dimming controllers. These devices allow you to fine-tune the brightness, or conversely, the dimness, of a light bulb, letting you get
- LED Technology is Closer to Computers than Light Bulbs
The technology of LED lighting makes it possible for it to be connected to computing devices and even wireless networks. Already we’ve seen a deluge of “smart” LED bulbs capable of being controlled through your