Led Light Bulbs
September 8, 2011 by USA Post
Led Light Bulbs, In January, it will be with the old and the new bulbs, light with greater energy efficiency. The new federal regulations will start the removal of standard incandescent bulbs, but there are several alternatives emerged.
Consumer Reports tested a new choice – LED. LED bulbs are very expensive – and anywhere from 17 to bulb table lamp over 60 and a reflector.
“Even with a high cost of LEDs, which can still be saved and 100 or more in their lifetime compared with a standard incandescent,” Bob said Consumer Reports’ Markovich.
LEDs are also similar in color to incandescent bulbs but last longer. A Consumer Reports test light had been burning continuously for about 9,000 hours. Incandescent bulbs only last 1,000 to 2,000 hours.
“LEDs have several advantages over CFLs. Is to reach full brightness instantly, and some also are better regulation,” said Markovich.
However, not all indicators are good in light distribution, including the Sylvania 60-watt LED ultra, the testers said shone most of its light toward the ceiling.
It is much better for table lamps or floor, was 40 and Philips environment. It is the equivalent of a 60-watt incandescent bulb and says that for almost 23 years.
And lights outdoors, you can test the EcoSmart Par 38 and 45. Promises to last even longer.
If you replace an incandescent lamp with an LED, Consumer Reports says it will take four to 10 years before recovering costs and start saving. CFLs cost much less and save money long before.
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