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Save Electricity, Money & the Planet With LED Bulbs!

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Remember when Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFL’s) came along? The electricity savings were obvious, but there were some drawbacks. Fragile CFL’s don’t like cold or hot weather, and turning them on and off reduces their lifespan dramatically. Plus, they contain dangerous Mercury and if you drop one and it breaks, you have a mini hazardous materials problem.

But not to worry, the future is here in the form of LED’s.

LED’s are the newest, most efficient bulb available today.  Giant strides in technology have not only made LED’s competitive, but they outperform both CFL’s and incandescents.

An LED that puts out the equivalent of a regular 60 Watt bulb uses only 8 Watts to produce the same light. A regular bulb has a life of around 1200 hours where an LED bulb can go 50,000 or more hours. A CFL is only good for 8000 hours, and that is under ideal conditions.

An LED doesn’t need to warm up, even below zero, and constantly switching it on and off doesn’t affect its lifespan.

An LED doesn’t contain any mercury, and isn’t prone to breakage like CFL’s and Incandescents are.

While the initial cost is higher, replacing all of your incandescent with LED’s will provide enough savings to pay for the bulbs by saving electricity and dramatically reducing your carbon footprint.

For residential and all commercial applications, LED’s are fantastic, particularly in hard to reach fixtures.

LED’s come in two types of light, cool white on the left and warm light on the right, allowing you to use the best application for your needs. ‘Cool’ white light, is ideal for task lighting and ‘warm’ light commonly used for accent or small area lighting.

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We have been working with LED’s for over 20 years and have provided custom products with LED lighting to Disney, Six Flags, Television, Fortune 500′s and hundreds of businesses and customers the world over. We have recently located an LED manufacturer that offers extremely high quality, yet extremely affordable LED bulbs with a staggering 3 year warranty!

Retrofitting your home with LED’s will be the smartest, most environmentally friendly, energy-saving thing you can do. You can keep on paying your ever-increasing electric bill, or retrofit to LED’s and enjoy savings for years to come.

Contact me at evers@frontier.net with any questions you might have.

Dennis Evers

 
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Posted by on December 29, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

Why Some Charts Don’t Work

LED’s are electronics, and like all popular electronics, they get more efficient and more affordable with every generation.

Some of the LED bulbs used in many charts show the cost of the bulb start at around $20.00 and go up.  Our 60 Watt replacement bulb costs $12.00 (before the discount) and puts out the equivalent of 60 Watts of light, yet it pulls a miserly 8 Watts of power. The reason for the incredible price and high-efficiency is they keep on getting better and more popular.  While some charts that are only a year or two old show several thousand dollars to retrofit a home, the fact is it can be done for a fraction of that, and start reaping big savings on your electric bill and your consumption. If you have a lot of incandescent bulbs now, you will be impressed by not only the tremendous savings, but by the crisp, clear quality of light as well.

 
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Posted by on January 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

Comparison Chart for LED’s, Incandescents and CFL’s

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Posted by on January 10, 2013 in Uncategorized