Frequently Asked Questions
How do I Dispose of used LED Bulbs?
LED Bulbs do not contain any mercury or hazardous chemical so can be easily disposed of. If recycling is in the owner’s inclination, over 90% of LED bulbs are recyclable.
Can LED Bulbs be used Outside?
Many LED Bulbs are designed with water proof fittings attached. Other LED Bulbs need to be kept in a water-tight fixture(IP65/IP66/IP67/IP68). It is advisable to check with a sales specialist beforehand to be 100% certain.
Do LED Bulbs need an Annoying 'Warming Up' Period?
LED Bulbs turn on to their full capacity and off instantaneously. There is no waiting around for them to reach their peak brightness.
Are LED Bulbs Large and Cumbersome?
LED Bulbs are usually the same size if not slightly smaller than their competitors. This makes them easier to transport and less noticeable in a property.
What Bases do LED Bulbs come Mounted on?
LED Bulbs are available in all the popular base mounts. Even base mounts that are rarely made anymore are catered for by LED Bulbs.
Do LED Bulbs Contain any Hazardous Chemicals?
LED Bulbs do not contain any hazardous chemicals such as mercury. Unfortunately many standard bulbs do contain mercury and other hazardous chemicals.
Can LED Bulbs be Used with Dimmers?
Many LED Bulbs can be used to their full extent with dimmer switches. It is advisable to check with a sales specialist beforehand to be 100% certain.
Do LED Bulbs Create a Lot of Heat?
LED Bulbs convert almost all of the electricity into light so very, very little heat is produced.
What Colour is the Light Emitted From LED Bulbs?
LED Bulbs can create innumerate colours depending upon personal taste and requirement. The most popular tones are natural light and day white as these give a sense of natural lighting.
What are LED Bulbs?
LED Bulbs are electronic devices that convert electricity into light. LED bulbs act very efficiently, converting most of the energy into light and very little into heat. A standard bulb converts most of the electricity into heat. This means that one 8 Watt LED Bulb produces the same amount of light as a 65 Watt standard bulb.
What Does LED Stand for?
Are there any Benefits of Replacing Standard Bulbs with LED Bulbs?
There are many benefits in converting to LED Bulbs. Firstly, energy bills will be significantly reduced due to the decreased energy that LED Bulbs use. LED bulbs last up to three times as long as standard bulbs leading to less regular purchasing and replacing. LED Bulbs are incredibly tough, meaning they are less dangerous to children and animals. LED Bulbs emit less heat so they do not burn to touch unlike most standard bulbs. LED bulbs do not contain mercury or any other hazardous chemicals. Over 90% of LED Bulbs are recyclable.