AUGUST 2023 | BY DORAN DAL PRA |
LEDs, or light-emitting diodes, have exploded in popularity in recent years for a variety of reasons including energy efficiency, long lifespan, and versatile applications. LEDs are small, solid-state devices that emit light when an electrical current passes through them. They were first used in electronic devices like calculators and digital clocks, but now they are used in just about every application you can think of, including holiday, wedding, event, and landscape lighting!
One of the primary advantages of LED lighting is its energy efficiency. LEDs consume significantly less energy than incandescent bulbs. Incandescent lights produce light by heating a filament with electricity until it glows. In contrast, LEDs convert electricity directly into light without the need for heating anything, meaning they waste very little energy. And, when less energy is wasted, that means more money in your pocket!
LED lighting is also incredibly versatile. LED fixtures and bulbs come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors, making them suitable for everything from residential lighting to industrial lighting applications. LEDs are commonly used in recessed lighting fixtures, automotive lighting, electronic displays, and medical devices. They’re also incredibly versatile for our industry and allow for truly spectacular and creative lighting displays whether it’s for your home during the holidays, or a once-in-a-lifetime wedding installation!
LED lighting is a reliable, energy-efficient, and versatile lighting option that can save you money on your energy bills and reduce your overall carbon footprint. In the past, the upfront cost of LED lighting may have been slightly prohibitive, but their long lifespan and energy efficiency have made them a worthwhile investment in the long run. Additionally, LED technology is advancing rapidly and new innovations are making the next generation LEDs even more efficient, brighter, and affordable.