Incandescent Vs LED Christmas Lights

Incandescent vs LED

Christmas Mini Lights

Comparing your options

Incandescent mini lights - LED

1. (incandescent) 0.425 watts per bulb. - (LED) 0.069 watts per bulb, extremely low wattage.

2. (incandescent) Connect up to 5 premium strings - (LED) Connect up to 43 premium strings.

3. (incandescent) Glass bulbs are removable from sockets. - (LED) Unbreakable epoxy plastic bulbs are sealed in sockets.

4. (incandescent) 3,000 hour lifespan - (LED) 200,000 hour lifespan.

5. (incandescent) UL Listed. - (LED) UL Listed, many are ENERGY STAR approved as well.

6. (incandescent) Color is painted on. - (LED) Color is in the diode and plastic. Will never fade, chip, or peel.

Pricing vs Savings

(incandescent) Average cost: $9-$12

(LED) Average cost: $16-$35

(incandescent) Cost to run 10 mini light strings: $11.06

(LED) Cost to run 10 mini light strings: $1.30

LED Eco Footprint

1. Lasts 66 times longer than incandescent mini lights.

2. Mercury free and 90% fewer Co2 emissions.

3. Uses 80-90 less energy.

4. Rated for 50,000 - 200,000 hours.

5. Landfills benefit from the decrease in waste.

Understanding LED Christmas Light Terminology

1. Pre-lamped Strings

2. Replacement Bulbs

3. Net Lights

4. Icicle Lights

5. Fairy Lights

6. Trunk Wraps

7. Rope Light

8. Falling Icicle

9. Grand Cascade T8

10. Battery Operated

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Incandescent Vs LED Christmas Lights

shared by CarlaJohnson on Oct 26, 2013 in Lifestyle


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