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Saving Money with LED Lights for Your Home

By Joshua Humphries Subscribe to RSS | February 16th 2012 | Views:
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In the past, many homeowners have switched to halogen lamps in order to save money as they are considered to be more energy efficient in general than incandescent bulbs. More recently, the development of lighting that uses LEDs has resulted in yet another choice that could save consumers even more money. Older models that utilised this technology were not universally popular owing to the patchy coverage they offered, which meant that certain areas always seemed to be in shadow. However, the latest models from leading manufacturers have overcome this issue, putting the technology firmly in the spotlight, to use an apt metaphor.

The fact that these lamps are rumoured to offer energy savings of up to 80% when compared to halogen models is reason enough for many people to take a closer look at them but for those who are still hesitant to invest the time and money that replacing their existing lighting units would involve, the longevity of many models may be enough to persuade them to consider their options more carefully. LED lights that are supplied by some companies come with a 7-year guarantee, so confident are the manufacturers of the durable nature of their products. Compared to the average lifespan of an incandescent bulb, this is an impressive figure.

The price of lighting units that employ light emitting diodes has come down since they first appeared in shops, making them more attractive to people that were previously sitting on the fence owing to the initial cost of installing such units. Given this fact and all the others listed above, it is hardly surprising that the number of consumers opting to give this technology a try is increasing all the time. If you have been wondering what all the fuss is about, it could be time to visit your local showroom or have a look a what online retailers have to offer.

The design of modern lighting units has improved over time and many fixtures that feature diodes are now considered just as attractive, if not more so, than their incandescent and fluorescent counterparts. Most often used in downlights, they blend in well with a modern décor and recessed models do not look out of place in period properties either.

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