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Butco Energy Efficient Lights

LED Lights

The light-emitting diode (LED) is one of today's most energy-efficient and rapidly-developing lighting technologies. Quality LED light bulbs last longer, are more durable, and offer comparable or better light quality than other types of lighting.

Changing one 100W lamp for a 4.5V LED equivalent can save approximately £30.97 per year!

Advantages include:
    • Long run hours from 1000 hrs
    • Less Maintenance
    • LED lights are the most efficient lamps
    • Payback periods - 2 months per light


How LEDs are Different
LED lighting is very different from other lighting sources such as incandescent bulbs and CFLs. Key differences include the following:
• Light Source: LEDs are the size of a fleck of pepper, and a mix of red, green, and blue LEDs is typically used to make white light.
• Direction: LEDs emit light in a specific direction, reducing the need for reflectors and diffusers that can trap light. This feature makes LEDs more efficient for many uses such as recessed downlights and task lighting. With other types of lighting, the light must be reflected to the desired direction and more than half of the light may never leave the fixture.
• Heat: LEDs emit very little heat. In comparison, incandescent bulbs release 90% of their energy as heat and CFLs release about 80% of their energy as heat.


BUTCO can supply and install replacement lamps following a consultation - contact us for more information.