A LED light (light-emitting diode) is a technology that is rapidly developing and expanding. These light bulbs are more durable, last longer, and have a better light quality than other light sources such as your normal incandescent lighting that you can use in electrical service. Switching your light source over to LED lighting can decrease your overall energy use by at least 75%. LED lights even last 25% longer than other types of lighting. There are a few specific differences between an LED light and other sources such as:
LEDs are available for a range of products in both residential and commercial electricity, from parking garage lighting to your Christmas tree lights. According to Energy.gov, the cost to light a six-foot tree for 12 hours a day for 40 days would cost you $10.00 using incandescent C-9 lights. If you were to use LED C-9 lights it would only cost you $0.27. This is just one example of the massive savings LED lighting can have on your electrical service. For even more fun facts about LED lighting, head over to the Top 8 Things You Didn’t Know About LEDs.
Pitt Electric is knowledgeable in LED lighting and can be your electrical contractor to enhance your electrical service. Contact us today to get started on your energy savings!