Let There Be Light! LEDs - a Closet Money Saver

Let There Be Light!

LED’s – The Closet Cash Saver

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as, milk, bread, cheese, juice, soda – every day, it seems the fundamentals of life get more and more expensive. Every penny is vital, especially in difficult times, and power is undoubtedly getting no cheaper. With figures showing that power costs have increased more than 250% in the last ten years, and more and more power-hungry appliances mounting up costs, every watt saved makes a vital difference. Here, our electrical service experts discuss five key reasons to upgrade your lighting system to the latest LED models.

5. True Light

LED lights produce a far more natural color tone than the old school CFL bulbs or the traditional “energy-saving” bulbs. They also offer almost unlimited abilities to change not only color tone but actual color, with the newer generation of smart bulbs able to generate more than 16 million colors.

4. Safety

Traditional bulbs only offer 10% efficiency, which means 90% of the energy used to generate light is expressed as heat. A 60w CFL bulb running for an hour produces a surface temperature of more than 200 degrees. LED bulbs are more than 98% efficient, meaning virtually zero heat is created no matter how long they’re run.

3. Looooooong Life

Traditional bulbs only offer 10% efficiency, which means 90% of the energy used to generate light is expressed as heat. A 60w CFL bulb running for an hour produces a surface temperature of more than 200 degrees. LED bulbs are more than 98% efficient, meaning virtually zero heat is created no matter how long they’re run.

2. Versatility

Because of the way power is passed through a semiconductor, rather than the traditional filaments or gas, there’s no need to introduce complicated and expensive dimmer switches and resistors to fixtures to control the light levels in an LED bulb. With most LED’s now possessing a smart capability, you can control the light level at the touch of an app or a dedicated remote control. What used to be a complicated, multistep process to control the atmosphere of a room’s light can now be something as simple as a voice command.

 

2. Versatility

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By far, the most significant benefit of an LED upgrade is the massive savings in power. With 90% less power usage than a traditional bulb, a home upgraded to a full LED lighting package could save as much as $100 per year per bulb on your power bill. With most homes making use of upwards of 40 bulbs, these savings can really add up to a significant impact on your pocketbook.

1. Money Money Money!

By far, the most significant benefit of an LED upgrade is the massive savings in power. With 90% less power usage than a traditional bulb, a home upgraded to a full LED lighting package could save as much as $100 per year per bulb on your power bill. With most homes making use of upwards of 40 bulbs, these savings can really add up to a significant impact on your pocketbook.

Whatever your lighting needs, the expert electricians at Bickimer Electric are standing by to serve all of your LED needs. Give our friendly office team a call at 913.313.6751, or book online using the handy buttons at the top of this page!

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