Choose Your Way from CFL to LED Light Bulbs

26 Jul

Compact fluorescent lamps nowadays are widely used for residential lighting and commercial lighting, and they are energy saving lamps when compared with incandescent lamps and halogen lamps. LED light bulbs are the new generation of light source which is designed to replace conventional lamps including CFL. Then what are the advantages of LED light bulbs over compact fluorescent lamps? Why should CFL be replaced by LED light bulbs?

Firstly LED light bulbs are more energy efficient than compact fluorescent lamps. LED light bulbs can deliver the same light intensity as compact fluorescent lamps with only 50% energy consumption due to the high efficacy of LEDs. Meanwhile the light quality of LED light bulbs can be equivalent to compact fluorescent lamps’ when combining specially designed optic lens.

Secondly LED light bulbs’ lifetime can be as 10 times as compact fluorescent lamps’. LED light bulbs can last over 50,000 hours while compact fluorescent lamps can only last around 5,000 hours. LED light bulbs are more durable than compact fluorescent lamps since they are solid lighting fixtures. During the lifetime of LED light bulbs, you can save expensive bulb replacement costs and maintenance costs. In addition, LED light bulbs emit little heat to the environment, which will greatly reduce the corresponding electricity bills for air conditioners.

Thirdly LED light bulbs do not contain any hazardous materials which may pollute the environment after disposal. Compact fluorescent lamps contain mercury which is harmful to human body and the environment.

Although LED light bulbs are more expensive than compact fluorescent lamps, they are more cost effective than compact fluorescent lamps during their lifetime.



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