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LEDS: SAVE MONEY, SAVE THE PLANET 1 MILLION YEARS AGO Fire 4,500 TO 3,300BC The First Oil Lamps 200BC Earliest Use of Candles 1870'S The Incandescent Lightbulb 1927 The First LED 2012 EU Bans the Sale of Incandescent Bulbs WHAT WILL WE DO N OW? COMPACT INCANDESCENT INDUCTION LEDS FLUORESCENTS BULBS LIGHTING (CFL) Fluorescent lamps are designed to LED lights use a chip and an optical lens to provide illumination. The best kept secret in the lighting indus- try, but becoming a key player. The most common type of bulb in the household. These lamps work on technology developed around 100 years ago. replace traditional incandescent bulbs. ADVANTAGES 1. Use up to 80% less energy than traditional bulbs 2. Low operating ADVANTAGES ADVANTAGES ADVANTAGES 1.Low initial purchase cost 1.Can use up to 90% less energy than conventional bulbs. 1.Energy Efficient - Can save up to 60% of energy of a con- ventional lamp. 2.Lower running costs temperature reduces risk of burning 3. Cost savings over 2.Very Long Life - Up to 60,000 hours 2.Excellent colour rendering 3.No UV 3.Quality of light is maintained over a 3.Ease of dimming 4.Cool to touch - 4.Immediate full light low radiated heat the bulb's lifetime long period of time. when switched on 5.Long Life, some up to 100,000 hours DISADVANTAGES 1. Output can be affected by temperatures and frequent switching on and off 2. Take time to provide full light output after switching on DISADVANTAGES 1.High initial purchase cost DISADVANTAGES 1.Low Efficacy - only 8-15 lumens per watt DISADVANTAGES 1.Higher initial purchase cost 2.Very little information in the (Not energy efficient) 2.High Running Cost 2.Higher heat dissipation market compared to other light sources. 3.High Heat Output (94% of energy produced is heat, only 6% is light) WHERE TO USE THEM? 4.Bulb Surface become extremely hot - Because of the WHERE TO USE DISCHARGE LIGHTING falling price of LED lamps, it is becoming logical to use them for all THEM? Where possible ALL Incandescent lamps should be replaced with CFLS GOING FORWARD: The sale of higher wattage incandescent bulbs has now been light sources, - But especially for LIFESPAN IN YEARS: banned by the EU. - A close alternative is Tungsten Halogen. fittings that are used frequently or for long periods of time. Halogens use halo- LIFESPAN IN YEARS: Discharge Lamps are most popular for outdoor lighting like street lighting. gen gas to operate. They have a longer life and a brighter white light. But cannot be ADVANTAGES used in all the same 1.High Efficacy, therefore efficient applications. lighting LIFESPAN IN YEARS: 2.Long life 6,000 to 12,000 hours 3.Good colour rendering DISADVANTAGES 1.Take time to reach its full light after switch on 2.High energy con- sumption compared to induction. WHERE TO USE THEM? Floodlighting, street lighting, stadium lighting, display lighting. Any large areas that need to be very well lit. SAVE MONEY 8% £16 £70 Lighting accounts for 8% of a typical household energy Banning incandescent bulbs will reduce Replacing a 50W halogen downlighter with a 6W LED will household electricity bills by £16 a year by bill save £70 over the 2020 bulb's lifetime SAVE THE PLANET 50x 11m 20 - 25% CFLS use 20 - 25% of the electricity of a comparable incandescent bulb LED bulbs last 50 The EU will save enough energy to power times as long as incandescent bulbs 11 million households a year by banning incandescent bulbs ETEOR

LED Infographic

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An LED Infographic for individuals to see the benefits of LED lighting.


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