Friday, February 13, 2009

LEDs, lamp life, and energy

NYT has been running a series of articles on LEDS. Here are some pertinent to our discussions yesterday, during the field trip to Vanstory.

How Long Did You Say That Bulb Would Last?
This article takes a look at the claim by LED manufacturers that LED lamps last 25,000-50,000 hours. What does it mean and how does it compare to other lamps?

Do Energy-Saving LED Lamps Save Energy?
This article presents the following questions: If LEDs are more efficient to use because they consume less power, is the process of manufacturing LEDs also as energy efficient compared to other lamps?

LED’s Good Housekeeping Seal
This article talks about the certification "future" of LEDs.


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I-5 Design & Manufacture said...

Thanks for a great post. We recently discovered LED's in our company. Everything thing you said is right on. LED's are the way to go as far as lighting goes.

Tammy Berg said...

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CVGi said...

According to me LED consumes 70% less conventional incandescent lights strands Led can last up to 10 times longer than traditional incandescent strands.
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