What does LED mean anyway and what are LEDs?

LED stands for ‘Light Emitting Diode’, It’s semiconductor diode that glows when an electric current is applied to it. This is called electroluminescence, the phenomenon of a material emitting light when exposed to an electrical current.

Energy Saving Technology

LED’s are far more robust than bulbs with filaments, so they are resistant to vibration and sudden impacts. Due to the fact they are hard-wearing, long-lasting, and use very little power, they are widely used for electronic goods like the flash/torch on your smartphone or the backlights of your computer keyboard. Indeed the energy-saving aspects of LEDs are one of their best features, check our chart to see how LED’s stack up against other lighting technologies!

LED’s in homes

LED technology has been in your homes for a while now. I’m betting that you have an LED TV in your living room. More recently LED’s have been used as a way to actually light your house because of the huge benefits they offer. LED’s are the most advanced and economical lighting technology available. They use up to 90% less electricity than traditional halogen/filament bulbs. They also last around 30,000 hours, compared to 1,000 to 2,000 of halogen. New LED technology enables us to set the led light colour temperature to a preferred colour. If you want to know how light colour can affect your mood and your room ambience check our LED Colour Guide.

Value for your Home

If you have LED Lighting in your Home you already know the benefits. If you still use old types of bulbs, it’s time to change. Start saving your money on electricity now and explore the LED Lighting Experience.