When you use halogen bulbs, you will pay for 4 to 5 times more energy than the LED equivalent. It may save you money if you swap from using halogen bulbs to LED bulbs. Led lights have much longer life span. It is estimated by the government that switching from Halogen to LED bulbs will save Australian consumers 1.5 billion dollars over 10 years.
Led lights are free of toxic chemicals since most of the halogen and fluorescent bulbs contain a variety of dangerous chemicals such as mercury. LED bulbs are 100% recyclable and non-toxic. It will help you reduce carbon footprint by up to 33%. To know more about LED lights, do not hesitate to contact a master electrician.
LED lights are stronger, tougher and built with more durable components. They are perfect for indoor and outdoor use and can be exposed to vibrations, wind, rain and shock. They are very ideal in extreme cold or hot climates.
Over the next 2 years, sales of halogen bulbs will continue to decrease and in as little as 12 months, it could start to disappear. May consumers are already using LED lights ad globes. Not all lights are compatible with LED equivalents. It is not as simple as screwing them into your old fittings. Lights flicker or buzz annoyingly with some old fixtures. You may need to swap your dimmers over, too, because dimmers are designed for incandescent bulbs that often do not like LED bulbs. Consult a local electrician in Kiama for your lighting installations.