Why It’s High Time you Change your Incandescent Light Bulbs
Even in the 21st century, Edison’s classic incandescent light bulb is still widely popular all over the world. And with numerous countries like Australia, the United States, and other EU nations pushing for their obsolescence, some consumers are being driven to horde these light bulbs.
While they certainly have their charm, newer technologies in lighting have made the incandescent light bulb truly obsolete. Newer lighting solutions like light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs are brighter, use far less power, and generate the same quality of light as the classic bulb.
How Incandescent Bulbs Work In the classic light bulb, electricity is passed through a wire that is connected to the base. This thin wire, commonly made of tungsten, is able to tolerate very high temperatures and doesn’t melt. Instead, as the electricity passes through the coil, it heats up and produces light, making the light bulb glow, creating light.
However, this process creates a lot of excess heat, which is why incandescent bulbs are hot and near impossible to touch with bare hands without hurting yourself. Because of this, they’re also prone to accidents and burn outs, not to mention they need a lot of energy to actually light up.
Switch to Efficiency Even though these bulbs are still popular among many consumers, several countries are taking them off the shelves, banning them. People are now looking at alternatives to replace them.
Newer, eco-friendly bulbs offer a number of benefits without sacrificing the brightness and light output. We can still have well-lit homes and our businesses can still continue operating even at night with these lights.
More Savings, Less power The biggest benefit of eco-friendly bulbs, like LED bulbs, is that they offer savings for both energy consumption and cost. These bulbs use a fraction of the power regular incandescent bulbs need to create the same brightness. In fact, a 100 watt incandescent can be replaced with a 10 to 15 watt LED. They also last much longer so maintenance costs are drastically reduced.
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