LED Savings Calculator - HOW MUCH MONEY CAN YOU SAVE? - TRY IT!

Find out how much you could save using LED ENERGY SAVING LIGHTING. In four simple steps you can easily work out how much money can be saved converting to LED...

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Comment by Dennis McCarthy on May 31, 2012 at 7:41am

Its probably just as well that this post had only 14 views- I should state that I am a HUGE

PROPONENT of logical energy use - especially the use of LED lighting -my home is 99%

LED lit . What could have been sent out message wise is to buy QUALITY LED lighting

products. If  you don't care about under performing LED luminiare - just buy anything,

but if you're a discerning LED consumer you will pay attention to both the radiometric

qualities of a LED lamp AND the photometric- ( the former the energy use metric the

latter is the metric pertaining to the quality of the illuminance and its inherent value.

 

I doubt any reading this would consider a sodium vapour lamps appalling glow

appropriate for a surgiical theatre or in a jewelry store. The point to be made is

that doing your due diligence prior to buying LED products is recommended, don't just buy the

cheapest ( unless its role is as an attic light) Many who will be buying a LED

product for the first time ( That's alot of people) would be well served to learn

who to discern what constitutes a well designed LED product . Learn how to

ask the questions , ask a vendor about - whose chip is being used - the mfg

& the model as well, learn to ask about the constant current driver , the

electrolytic capacitors used - Knowledge aboout the dimmabity - and

other functions will determine if there are compatibility issues with in

place switches and controllers.

 

By all means , migrate to solid state lighting- reap the benefits of LEDs minimal energy consumption-

But do the transition in a logical manner - buy the product well & the lighting issue should be stable

for a decade.But choose poorly and you could have a group of expensive paperweights.

 

 

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