Every business and home owners should be looking for more efficient energy solutions. So what’s the easiest way to quickly reduce your energy use? The answer is simply switching from filament to LED lighting.
For instance, did you know that a normal incandescent light bulb is actually a heater with the byproduct of light? Over 90% of its energy is turned into heat making it an outrageously inefficient, not to mention hot, light source.
Another downfall for fluorescents? They contain mercury. (Health effects of mercury can be found here). Furthermore, fluorescents are prone to breaking, and when a bulb breaks, that neurotoxic element can taint your home or office.
For years, LEDs were high cost alternatives to the fluorescent bulb, a compact fluorescent, with several other problems such as bad colors, harsh light and poor dimming abilities.
But in the last year the price of LED lights has dropped significantly, the colors have been modified, and they are more flexible than ever.