LED Lights Vs Incandescent Lights LightingWellCo


If you're curious about the comparisons between LED lights and incandescent lights, this is blog is for you. 

Our breakdown should provide a clear indicator of what works best for your home.  

Incandescent Lights 

About Incandescent Lights

Incandescent lights are your traditional bulbs.  Light is produced a wire filament that is heated to produce light. 

Positives to Incandescent Lights

  • Cheapest
  • Vivid Color

Negatives to Incandescent Lights

  • Absolutely the worst efficiency rating on the market. These bulbs are consume a lot of energy. 
  • You will need to continually purchase these bulbs, as they run their course fairly quickly.  A typical bulb will have 1200 hours of life. Despite of how cheap these are, the poor efficiency of an incandescent light will need to be purchased many times over just to keep up with a single LED light. 

LED Lights 

About LED Lights

What "LED" means is light emitting diode. What is a diode? A diode is an electrical device or component with two electrodes where electricity flows through. 

Positives to LED Lights

  • Long Lifespan
  • Energy Efficient
  • Low Maintenance Cost-Wise
  • Increased Light Quality

Negatives to LED Lights

 Despite there being many upsides, LED lights are relatively expensive.  Although the costs up-front could be a negative, the investment aspect proves that LED last longer, which means in the long run this "negative" isn't too bothersome. 

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