LED the abbreviation for Light Emitting Diodes, lights are one of the new technology lights of today. They are tiny electronic lights that work with the assistance of a device known as the diode which helps to conduct power through the lights. A LED light is as small as an eraser that children use and as they do not contain a filament they last practically a whole life time.
In spite of the fact that this form of lighting was first developed in the early 60s they started getting popular only in the last few years. Today you can avail of a variety of LED light specifications for various types of lighting. Usually these lights are made from inorganic materials like silicon and aluminum.
One of the advantages of LED lights are that they are extremely energy efficient and for this very reason people are realizing the worth of utilizing them in their households to save on electricity bills that are so high that many people find it difficult to make their payments.
These lights can be used in homes, gardens, commercial complexes, offices and even in industries. And every day their popularity seems to be increasing by the day with more and more people going in for them. Moreover LED light products do not give off injurious gases or ultra-violet rays and emits far lower amount of carbon dioxide when compared to other lighting products therefore they are even considered eco friendly lighting systems.
It is understood that LED lights utilize white energy for lighting thereby making lighting easier to afford. They are also far more efficient and cheaper in comparison to other lightings. These lights are said to have a life of around 100,000 hours to say the least implying that they can be used non-stop for over eleven years. This when compared to the normal lighting that have a life of 5000 hours is really stupendous.
LED is extensively utilized in light strips, rope lights, street lamps, flood lights in stadiums, and as spotlights on stages and auditoriums. They are available in a wide variety of colors so they are also used as decorative lightings for a variety of functions and parties.
Due to its tiny size they can be used in a design especially when used in the tail lights and indicator lights of any motor vehicle ranging from scooters, motorcycles to cars, buses, lorries etc. Another advantage of LED is that unlike their incandescent counterparts they do not require any time to get started, the brightness can be dimmed and they can be used even in places where the voltage is quite low.