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LED Light Conversion: Ready to Make the Switch?

Spring is the perfect time to go green! And in the case of home electric, that means switching to energy-efficient LED lights. LED bulbs provide energy efficiency paired with a long lifespan.

Light emitting diodes (LEDs) offer many energy-saving benefits over incandescent lighting. LEDs are actually tiny light sources that operate individually or in more than one chip. Typically, red, green, and blue LEDs are combined to make white light. Compared to traditional incandescent bulbs, LED lights have the following advantages, reports Energy.gov:

  • Typically use about 25%-80% less energy than traditional incandescent light – saving you money on energy costs
  • LEDs have a lifespan of between 20,000 hours and 50,000 hours
  • 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.

LED light conversion vs incandescent bulbs

LED Light Conversion for a Modern Home

If energy savings and lifespan weren’t reason enough to switch, LED light conversion can actually make life more convenient. LED lights can be configured with Wi-Fi access, meaning you can control your lights directly from your smart phone or tablet. Schedule a full LED conversion for your home and you’ll never need to get out of bed to hit the lights!

On top of convenience, LED can help make your home lighting more attractive. LED lights offer a wide spectrum of colors, from warm white to bold colors. On top of that, you can set dimmers on most LEDs to adjust lighting as you please. Today, you can buy LED’s in almost any shape imaginable. For many homeowners looking to upgrade their living space, lighting is a fairly inexpensive upgrade that can make a dramatic impact.

Ready to Make the Switch?

Mister Sparky Electricians know your home circuity inside and out. Partner with a Mister Sparky Electric lighting expert to upgrade your entire house to energy-efficient LED. If you need installation of new electrical equipment or the repair of existing equipment, we can help. Mister Sparky Electric is ready to take care of all your electrical system needs including installation, repair, replacement, and maintenance.

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