The term energy saving relates to reducing the wattage used in a particular fitting. These days there are many ways to reduce the amount of energy consumption you use. This will generate savings on your electricity bills and also help contribute to the environment we live in.
LED Light Globes
There are many types of globes on the market now that are direct replacements for your non-energy saving globes.The most reliable and energy efficient globes are LED globes, these globes use the newest light-emitting diode technology and use 80% less energy than a standard incandescent globe. The lifespan of an LED is 30 times of an incandescent globe. This will in turn save the amount of money spent on replacing globes. LED’s also come in two different colours; warm white and cool/day light.
Please see the table below to determine the wattage of the bulb you need for your particular light fitting.
LED Output Table
|LED Wattage||Wattage Output||Colours Available|
|3w||40w||Warm White & Day Light|
|7w||60w||Warm White & Day Light|
|9w||75w||Warm White & Day Light|
|12w||100w||Warm White & Day Light|
|16w||120w||Warm White & Day Light|
Benefits of using LED light globes
- Energy Efficiency – As explained above LED can save you up to 80% on your running costs on lighting.
- Heat Factor – LED globes run very cool. So not only being a safety feature, the globes also won’t over-heat causing them to blow too soon.
- Lifetime – LED globes can last anywhere from 10,000-30,000 hours. This will save you from having to purchase replacement bulbs every 2000 hours (1-2 years).